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In pictures: 10 most popular desserts in the world

In pictures: 10 most popular desserts in the world

In pictures: 10 most popular desserts in the world
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By Pradeep Suresh  Oct 8, 2020 6:54:26 AM IST (Published)

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There is rarely anyone on the planet who does not like desserts. Cultures across the globe have desserts that are an integral part of their eating habits. Many such desserts have successfully spread beyond man-made boundaries to satisfy the sweet tooth of millions of people. Here is a list of ten most popular desserts in the world, as per the CEOWORLD magazine poll based on over eight lakh votes.

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There is rarely anyone on the planet who does not like desserts. Cultures across the globe have desserts that are an integral part of their eating habits. Many such desserts have successfully spread beyond man-made boundaries to satisfy the sweet tooth of millions of people. Here is a list of ten most popular desserts in the world, as per the CEOWORLD magazine poll based on over eight lakh votes.

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10. Cheesecake: The Japanese variant of the world-renowned dessert secured over 76000 votes to make it to the list. The soft, light, and fluffy dish is a favourite for people having a craving for something sweet. (Image: Allison, www.flickr.com, Wikimedia Commons)

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9. Kouign Amann: A dish that originated in Brittany, France,  Kouign Amann contains layers of butter and sugar that is slow-baked. (Image: Kamel15, Wikimedia Commons)

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8. Tiramisu: The popular Italian dessert secured close to 79000 votes. (Image: Benoît Prieur / Wikimedia Commons)

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7. StickyToffee Pudding: The classic British dessert, has a base of soft cake that is filled with cream and dates. (Image: tamandlaura.blogspot.com / Wikimedia Commons)

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6. Jian Dui: This Chinese dessert is made of rice flour, sesame seeds, and various fillings that are fried. (Image: MOs810 / Wikimedia Commons)

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5. Oliebollen: Oliebollen comes from the Netherlands and is made using flour, eggs, yeast, salt, milk, baking powder, and currants. (Image: Teunie/ Wikimedia Commons)

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4. Medovik: The ingredients of this Russian cake are flour, sour cream, sugar, eggs, and honey. (Image: Edinburgh blog, Flickr, Wikimedia Commons)

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3. Kashata:  The traditional East African sweet is available across markets in the region.  (Image: cookpad.com)

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2. Gulab Jamun: The popular desi dish made of khoa and saffron has secured close to 95000 votes. (Image: jsn.2k11/ Wikimedia Commons)

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1. Alfajores: Topping the list with over 95000 votes, the traditional South American dish has ingredients such as flour, honey, almonds, hazelnuts, and dulce de leche. The dessert with two layers of biscuits that are brought together with fillings is extremely popular. (Image: Manuel González Olaechea/ Wikimedia Commons)

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