If this year you are tasked with bringing dessert to the Christmas gathering, there is nothing like a classic to guarantee a resounding success. Here are 10 sweets ideal for sharing this holiday season.
This delicious sponge cake with European roots is rolled with cream and covered in chocolate to emulate the appearance of the special log selected to burn on the hearth.
Whether shaped like figures or intricate little houses, these spiced cookies are perfect for decorating and eating.
An English classic that combines dried fruits, breadcrumbs, and spices into a round pudding and is traditionally served with a brandy sauce.
Christmas sponge cake
A fluffy sponge cake that can be infused with seasonal flavors like orange, nutmeg, and cinnamon. It is usually topped with a soft icing and decorated with candied fruit or nuts for a festive touch.
Hard or soft, this almond candy is easy to purchase for a last minute dessert and a must on Christmas tables throughout Mexico.
Originally from Milan, this sweet, tangy, and spongy bread can be filled with candied fruits and raisins, and is now shared all over the world.
Not to be confused with their flat Mexican cousins, these fried balls of dough are often filled with cream or dulce de leche.
A soft, sweet cream made from milk, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. It is served cold, sometimes with a dusting of powdered cinnamon for an aromatic and tasty touch.
A soft, moldable confection made from ground almonds, it is usually decorated to resemble small fruits or figurines.
A Mexican tradition that combines a layer of flan with a layer of chocolate cake into an “impossible” creation.
There is no better way to top off a holiday meal than with one of these classic delicacies.