Our favorite part of any meal is dessert; we don’t want to skip it. After a hearty meal, it’s nice to finish with a sweet treat. Throughout the world, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to desserts. Learning new dessert ideas is a real treat if you have a sweet tooth. If you love desserts as I do, this article is for you.
The list below contains all desserts that begin with the letter T. They are arranged alphabetically by name to make it easier for you to find them. There are also sections on Italian, German, Mexican, and French desserts and the dessert names.
You can find these desserts (or their ingredients) at our local grocery stores, markets, and restaurants.
Without further ado, let’s learn about new desserts!
Desserts that start with T
A list of 32 desserts beginning with the letter T is provided below, along with their descriptions. Check out the following ones!
Tiramisù – Tiramisù is an Italian dessert made with ladyfingers soaked in coffee and layered with mascarpone cream. Tira mi Sù means pick me up, referring to the uplifting effects of sugar, liquor, and coffee.
Tapioca Pudding – Traditionally, tapioca pudding is made from tapioca and milk or cream. Also, coconut milk is used for cooking in areas where it is a common ingredient or where the flavor is preferred. There are numerous ways to produce it, and it is made in many cultures with varying styles.
Tteok – Tteok is a Korean rice cake consisting of steamed flour made from various grains, including glutinous and non-glutinous rice. In addition to pounding, shaping, and pan-frying steamed flour, tteok can also be made with steamed flour.
Tipsy Cake – Tipsy Cake can also be called Tipsy Parson or Tipsy Squire in America, which dates back to the mid-18th century. This dessert is named after the amount of alcohol it contains. This Cake is also known as Tipsy Hedgehog or Pudding in English.
Texas Sheet Cake – Texas Sheet Cake is a luscious chocolate cake recipe made in a jelly roll pan and topped with warm chocolate frosting. Whether hosting a potluck or having a party, this chocolate cake is perfect.
Toffee – Toffee in the United States has a stiff consistency, synonymous with brittle, while British toffee is of the consistency of taffy, a complex, chewy candy made of brown sugar or molasses and butter. It has also been reported that British toffee is hard while American toffee is softer.
Tin Roof Sundae – Tin Roof Sundaes include vanilla ice cream, homemade chocolate sauce, and crunchy chocolate peanuts. There’s no denying that every bite of this luscious dessert gives you a flavor explosion!
Tandy Cake – The Tandy Cake snack is a well-known packaged snack from the Tastykake bakery company in Philadelphia. It is a vintage cake that is a combination of chocolate and peanut butter.
Three Kings Cake – Three Kings Cake has been associated with Epiphany in many countries. It can take many forms and contain many ingredients, but in most cases, a figurine representing the Christ Child is hidden inside.
Tomato Soup Spice Cake – Tomato Soup Spice Cake uses cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and Campbell’s Condensed Tomato soup as its secret ingredient. During the 1920s, Campbell’s Soup Company came up with the recipe.
Thin Mints Cookies – Thin mint cookies have a crisp, chocolaty texture and are flavored with peppermint oil. Originally made in 1959, The Girl Scouts introduced thin Mints.
Thin Edge of the Wedge (Chocolate Pudding) – Thin Edge of the Wedge is a decadent chocolate pudding dessert.
Toasted Marshmallow S’mores – In toasted s’mores, graham crackers are layered with marshmallows and chocolate. S’mores are not known to have been invented by anyone in particular. However, it was in a Girl Scout publication from 1927 that the first recipe for “some mores” appeared.
The Palmer House Brownie – The Palmer House Brownie dates back to 1898. It was at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago that the brownie was first recorded. The brownies will remain gooey even after baking, so don’t rely on a stick test to determine their doneness. Instead, after freezing for 3 to 4 hours, cut glazed brownies easily.
Tahini Cookies – Tahini Cookies are a cookie dessert made from tahini, flour, sugar, and butter and topped with almonds or pine nuts.
Trinity Creme – Trinity Creme, also called crème brûlée, burnt cream, or burned custard, is a dessert composed of a custard layer topped with caramelized sugar.
Thumbprint Cookies – Thumbprint Cookies are a classic sugar cookie recipe rolled in sparkling sugar, indented, and filled with jam.
Twinkie – Twinkies are American snack cakes, described as “golden sponge cakes with creamy fillings.” A few years ago, it was made and distributed by Hostess Brands and was initially made by them.
Tembleque – Tembleque is a creamy pudding famous in Puerto Rico (a U.S. territory). This dessert is a Puerto Rican specialty, and it is made by cooking coconut milk with cornstarch and sugar, then topping it with cinnamon. There is a slight wiggle when you shake the pudding, giving it the name tremble, which means wiggly.
Italian desserts that start with T
Tartufo – Tartufo originated in Pizzo, Calabria, as an Italian dessert made with gelato (ice cream). In the original recipe, the dessert consists of a ball created from two or more gelato flavors with either melted chocolate or frozen fruit – typically raspberry, strawberry, or cherry – in the center (following the original recipe). A chocolate or cocoa shell usually covers the desert, though you may also use cinnamon or nuts.
Tiramisu – Tiramisu features coffee as the prominent flavor in this Italian dessert. Essentially, it is ladyfingers (Savoiardi) soaked in coffee and layered with whipped cream flavored with cocoa and eggs. Numerous cake and dessert variations have been developed using the recipe. However, there is often a dispute over its origins between the Italian regions Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Torrone – Torrone is a southwestern European nougat confection made from honey, sugar, and egg white, usually topped with almonds or other nuts and commonly shaped into a rectangular tablet or a round cake. The dish is popular in Spain, Portugal, Italy, and other countries once part of the Spanish or Portuguese empires.
Torta Alla Monferrina – Torta Alla Monferrina, made from pumpkin, or apples and sugar, with amaretti, chocolate, eggs, and rum, is a fall specialty of the Monferrato hills in northwest Italy.
Torta Caprese – Torta Caprese is an Italian cake made with almonds and hazelnuts. It is popular in nearby Naples, Italy, and is named for the island of Capri from which it comes.
Torta Delle Rose – The Torta Delle Rose is a Mantuan and Brescian cake made with leavened dough rich in butter and sugar, rolled up and placed in a baking tin in the shape of a basket of rosebuds, hence the name.
Torta Setteveli – Torta Setteveli is an eight-layer cake from Palermo, Sicily. It is traditionally served with chocolate and hazelnuts on birthdays. An almond sponge cake (without flour) is layered with hazelnut mousse from Piedmont, chocolate from Madagascar, and a crunchy gianduia base.
Torta Tre Monti – Torta Tre Monti consists of layers of thin waffled wafers glued together with chocolate or hazelnut crème. Lastly, chocolate fondant is applied to the finished product. This dessert represents the Three Towers of San Marino, like other layered desserts typical in the country.
Taralli – Taralli is a toroidal Italian snack typical in the southern half of the Italian Peninsula. Regarding texture, Taralli can be compared to breadsticks, pretzels, Bubliks, Sushkis, and Barankis and can be sweet or savory. Sugar is sometimes glazed on sweet Taralli. You can flavor savory Taralli with onion, garlic, sesame, poppy seeds, fennel, pepper, chili, or just salt. Often, sweet and plain Taralli are dipped in wine.
German desserts that start with T
Tollatsch – Tollatsch hails from the German region of Pomerania. There are flour, sugar, almonds, raisins, bread crumbs, and a blend of spices from the Lebkuchen recipe. Additionally, Griebenschmalz is used in Tollatsch, and the cooking of the dough in broth tenderizes it.
Mexican desserts that start with T
During our search for Mexican desserts that start with T, we could not find any results. However, if you know one, please let us know by leaving a comment below.
French desserts that start with T
Tarte Conversation – Tarte Conversation is a type of pastry that is made with puff pastry and filled with a frangipane cream. It is then topped with royal icing. It was created in the late 18th century to celebrate Louise d’Épinay’s publication of Les Conversations d’Émilie.
Tarte Tatin – The Tarte Tatin is a pastry made by caramelizing fruit (usually apples) in butter and sugar before baking. Originally from France, it has spread throughout the world.
Teurgoule – Teurgoule is a Normandy specialty. Traditionally, it was served at village festivals in Lower Normandy and continues to be a family favorite. This dish’s rice is cooked in milk, sweetened with sugar, and flavored with cinnamon and sometimes nutmeg. The dish is baked for several hours in an earthenware terrine. The Teurgoule develops a thick, brown caramelized crust during the long cooking process.
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