Whether it’s in the form of a decadently rich chocolate sphere or a sweet and creamy cheesecake, Dubians like to eat their sweets. After exploring a variety of dessert options at the city’s top restaurants, we discovered that a majority of menus are dominated by chocolate cake followed by the popular American cheesecake. Other favorite desserts are the French mille-feuille and the acclaimed Italian tiramisu. Peruse our top 5 desserts in Dubai and take your pick for something sweet.
1 Cheescake at Ruth's Chris
2 Carrot Cake at Baker & Spice
One of Baker & Spice's bestselling desserts, this carrot cake creation combines carrot, brown sugar, spices and is topped with a divine filling of cream cheese. There's a nice zest from the spiciness and the deliciously sweet creamy layering comprises of little carrot pieces.
3 Burj Al Arab's Valrhona Chocolate Sphere
Counted among the 10 most expensive desserts in the world, Burj Al Arab's Valrhona Chocolate Sphere tops the charts in taste, price and performance. A decadently rich warm chocolate sauce is poured over a thin chocolate which causes the sphere to explode with a cascade of luscious raspberries and layers of chocolate.
4 Millefeuille at Fauchon
Revel in this delightfully crispy caramelized puff pastry made of layers of cream, chocolate and jelly. An institution of French gourmet excellence for over 125 years, Dubai is blessed to have its very own Fauchon branch which serves one of the best millefeuilles in town.
5 Tiramisu at Prego's
Relish in one of the best tiramisu's in town at Prego's. The Italian classic comes in a giant glass made with moist ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of egg yolks and mascarpone cheese and flavored with liquor and cocoa laced with coffee and creme. Prego's variation comes perfectly moist, light and sweet.