You won’t find any chocolate cakes or strawberry cheesecakes in this list of desserts. Take a peek at these tasty Asian-inspired treats that you can make in the comfort of your own home. No passport required!
Vietnamese Coffee Popsicles
Traditionally, Vietnamese coffee is made with two ingredients: strong drip coffee and sweetened condensed milk. But did you know you could transform with delicious hot drink into a refreshing frozen treat? These coffee popsicles are a cool and creamy new way to get your caffeine kick!
Halo-halo (Tagalog for “mixed”) is one of the most celebrated Filipino desserts. Part of its mass appeal is its mix of of eye-popping ingredients, flavours and textures. Think: bananas, blueberries, purple Ube ice cream and cubed coconut lime jellies.
Green Tea Ice Cream Sandwiches
Skip the restaurant and make this easy no-churn dessert sandwich with your own homemade matcha ice cream. Jazz up some simple potato buns with a little sesame and sugar and enjoy these dessert cuties for at tea time.
Buy the ripest, juiciest mangoes possible for optimal flavour with this popular Filipino dessert. It features all the layered whipped cream, graham cracker crumbs and chilled fruit you could possibly want. It’s also a cinch to make, resulting in the perfect go-to dessert for beginners.
Dan Tat (Egg Tarts)
Often confused with the Portuguese egg tart pastel de nata, the Chinese variety boasts a bright and smooth filling with none of usual charring on top. This flaky and crumbly pastry makes for a perfect post-dinner treat.
Matcha is the finely ground powder used in Japanese green tea. It also happens to work well in desserts. The herbaceous flavours of chives and tarragon elevate the floral notes of matcha tea in these tea scones. Bet you can’t eat just one.
Vietnamese Iced Coffee Milkshake
Traditional Vietnamese iced coffee is transformed into an indulgent treat by adding coconut ice cream and whipped cream. It’s perfect as a frozen dessert!