Traditional Cakes from Around the World

When you taste food from another country, you consume the very essence of their culture. By learning more about other cuisines, we bring ourselves closer together, and enjoy some delicious food at the same time. So next time you decide to make a cake, make it an international experience by preparing some of these traditional desserts from around the world!

Galette des Rois, France

This traditional French dessert, typically served on January 6th, is a beautiful mix of buttery pastry and rich, creamy almond cream.

Pavlova, New Zealand

This delicious and crispy meringue cake topped with fresh fruit and whipped cream was named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova.

Tres Leches Cake, Mexico

Tres Leches is a soft, delicious sponge cake covered in three kinds of milk. It has become a popular dessert all over the world, but it’s originally from Mexico.

Mochi, Japan

Mochi is a chewy and sticky Japanese dessert made from sweet rice flour. It’s eaten year-round, but Japanese people traditionally love to enjoy it on New Year’s Day.

Mawa Cake, India

If you ever travel to India, mawa cake should be on your list of must-try foods. Only there can you try the original mawa cake made from evaporated milk solids, cardamom, and nuts.