Need some sweet ideas?
My foodiesister VeggieGirl posted this list last week and I couldn't wait to participate. How fun it is to see what sweets you've sampled and how many you have left to try!
1.) Copy this list into your site, including the instructions!3.) Cross out any of them that you'd never ever eat.
2.) Bold all of the sweets you've eaten, and make them a different type color.
2.) Bold all of the sweets you've eaten, and make them a different type color.
4.) Consider anything that is not bold or crossed out your "To Do" List.
5.) Optional: Post a comment here linking to your results--or just post a comment letting us know how many you've tried, or what you're going to try next!And now, here is
~::~ Suite Apple Pie's Sweet 100 List ~::~
1. Red Velvet Cake- recently, at a wedding shower this summer
2. Princess Torte- this was my wedding cake
3. Whoopie Pie- like a glorious homemade Oreo
4. Apple Pie, either topped or baked with sharp cheddar- My favorite! Topped with crust, with streseul, sharp cheddar, mixed with pumpkin, and more!
A French doughnut popular in New Orleans
6. Baklava- eaten, and made here
7. Black and white cookie- a few New York trips ago. . .
8. Seven Layer Bar (also known as the Magic Bar or Hello Dolly bars) - I know them as Seven Layer Bars; not my favorte but I have tried them
9. Fried Fruit pie (sometimes called hand pies) - a Peach hand pie
Scandinavian pastry in a pretzel shape
11. Just-fried (still hot) doughnut- Krispy Kreme donuts in college. You could go into the shop and order them straight off the conveyer belt
12. Scone with clotted cream- a family classic, I've had more scones with clotted cream than I could count
13. Betty, Grunt, Slump, Buckle or Pandowdy - Apple Brown Betty, Blueberry Buckle, Apple Pandowdy, Blueberry Slump!
also known as "Turkish Delight," made of starch and sugar and flavored with rosewater
15. Macaroons - I love these French beauties. Not the heavy coconut American things, but the light and flavorful shell-shaped cookies in pistachio and chocolate
16. Banana pudding with nilla wafers
17. Bubble tea (with tapioca “pearls”) - a common treat on the Peninsula, at first I disliked these drinks but they grow on you in a strange (squishy) way
18. Dixie Cup
19. Rice Krispie treats - who has not? Mom used to make these with puffed wheat cereal instead, so I'd have the 'authentic' version at friends' houses (I like Mom's better)
Latin dessert; two sweet biscuits sandwiches with dulce de leche or jam, and covered in powdered sugar
21. Blondies - mmm yes, but I prefer chocolatey brownies
I have yet to try this gorgeous dessert but I can't wait! It's a tower of cream filled puffs and dressed in spun sugar. A traditional French wedding cake
23. Girl Scout cookies - oi who hasn't? I was a Girl Scout for a few years and have bought them almost every year since. I believe it's the Samoas (chocolate, caramel, and coconut?) I like the best
24. Moon cake
rich and dense Chinese pastry filled with lotus seed paste, served during the Mid-Autumn Festival
25. Candy Apple - I had my first Candy Apple (NH was appalled!) about two years ago at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Several shops sell them along with fudge. It was ok, it was covered in caramel and peanuts. But once the outside is gone it's no good anymore, the apples used are not very good
26. Baked Alaska (REALLY want to try this!)
ice cream and sponge cake covered in meringue and baked until golden
27. Brooklyn Egg Cream
chocolate syrup, milk, and carbonated water
28. Nanaimo bar
Canadian dessert: wafer, vanilla custard, chocolate
29. Baba au rhum
yeast cake saturated with rum and topped with whipped cream
30. King Cake - given to me by a friend at work who is from New Orleans, and wasn't able to travel home for Mardi Gras. Lovely gooey sweet stuff
dense Viennese chocolate cake with apricot jam
32. Pavlova - how I love the light airy marshmallowness of Pavlova! without the cream, and extra berries!
33. Tres Leches Cake
34. Trifle- I've had many different trifles in my life. It's a very versatile dessert that can be any flavor, with any number of components. Usually custard, sponge cake, and whipped cream are involved
35. Shoofly Pie
Pennsylvania Dutch molasses pie
36. Key Lime Pie (made with real key lime)
37. Panna Cotta
38. New York Cheesecake
39. Napoleon / mille-fueille - a favorite of my family when purchasing pastries for a Sunday tea
40. Russian Tea Cake / Mexican Wedding Cake - or Kourabiedes in Cyprus, every culture has a version of this cookie
41. Anzac biscuits
Australian sweet biscuit with oats, flour, and sugar
Central European pastry filled with many things from cheeses to fruit
44. Buckeyes - Thanks to VeggieGirl! :-)
46. Moon Pie
graham crackers and marshmallow dipped in chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, or banana
47. Dutch baby - a lovely fluffy pancake, this is a really special breakfast
48. Boston Cream Pie - my mother has made a fabulous Boston Cream Pie, AND Boston Cream cupcakes
49. Homemade chocolate chip cookies
51. Gooey butter cake- NH's mother makes this, I believe it has roots in the Midwest
British hard biscuit
53. Daifuku- I've had this sweet mochi stuffed with sweet bean paste for dessert after a dim sum lunch
54. Green tea cake or cookies
55. Cupcakes from a cupcake shop
56. Crème brûlée
57. Some sort of deep fried fair food (twinkie, candy bar, cupcake)
58. Yellow cake with chocolate frosting
59. Jelly Roll
60. Pop Tarts - first time in college!
61. Charlotte Russe
cold cream dessert molded with ladyfingers
62. An “upside down” dessert (Pineapple upside-down cake or Tarte Tatin)
63. Hummingbird Cake - a Southern favorite
pecans, bananas, cinnamon, cream cheese frosting
64. Jell-O from a mold
65. Black forest cake
chocolate cake layers with whipped cream and cherries between each
66. Mock Apple Pie (Ritz Cracker Pie)
frozen Indian dessert
68. Linzer torte
German bread cake
71. Angel Food Cake
72. Mincemeat pie
Mexican sweet-topped buns
74. Opera Cake
75. Sfogliatelle / Lobster tail
76. Pain au chocolat
77. A piece of Gingerbread House
Sicilian sponge cake with ricotta, often Grand Marnier, pistachios, espresso, rum. . .
79. Cannoli - I've had the kind with the traditional ricotta filling as opposed to whipped cream. Not my favorite, but I have sampled
80. Rainbow cookies- I can't place where I've had these, but one look at a picture online and I remember how they taste. Isn't that funny?
Choux pastry with blackcurrant and violet custard. French of course.
82. Petits fours - I love these cute little fondant covered bites of cake. When I was very small we'd have them as a special treat from the fresh market near our house in Cary, NC
83. Chocolate Souffle - Barracuda makes a fabulous chocolate souffle
84. Bienenstich (Bee Sting Cake)
I saw Rachael Ray eat this from a Sonoma bakery on $40 A Day. Must find this bakery on next trip :-)
85. Rugelach - look here. As a child we'd buy chocolate rugelach from Harry's
three-cornered Jewish pastry, filled with jam and traditional at Purim
87. Homemade marshmallows - I have not made them myself though, I need to psych myself up to work with that much sticky gooeyness.
88. Rigo Janci
Hungarian chocolate cake
89. Pie or cake made with candy bar flavors (Snickers pie, Reeses pie, etc)
91. Coke or Cola cake
92. Gateau Basque
French tart with pastry cream and cherries soaked in brandy
93. S’mores - mmmmm I've had these by many a campfire, and also prepared on the stove/microwave at home. Try them with cinnamon graham crackers and dark chocolate
94. Figgy Pudding
95. Bananas foster or another flaming dessert
REALLY can't wait to try this dessert of bananas sauteed in butter and rum and flambeed with vanilla ice cream
96. Joe Froggers - yes! look here if you want to know what these are :-)
French butter cookie
98. Millionaire’s Shortbread
British shortbread with top layers of caramel and chocolate
99. Animal crackers - frosted or unfrosted, an essential part of an American childhood. What preschool/kindergarten doesn't stock these for snacktime treats?
Middle Eastern cake made with semolina and covered with syrup