10 Impressive Egg Desserts You Should Know

May 29, 2014

Eggs are widely used in many types of dishes, both sweet and savory, including many baked goods. In this article, we'll focus on desserts that use eggs as the main and irreplaceable ingredient. You probably know some of the following ones already. But as you scroll down the list, you would be impressed by how eggs can transform food in many different ways.

10. Egg Custard 

Egg custard is a standard egg dessert in many cultures. But have you seen it in an actual egg shell?

 9. Crème Brûlée

The signature thing about creme brulee? The hard caramel layer that topped the custard!

8. Soufflé

A puffy French delicacy made with egg yolks and beaten egg whites.

7. Egg Tart

Buttery crust filled with warm egg custard, this is the most popular Asian dessert of all time!

6. Steamed Eggs

This is super simple to make: just add water and sugar into beaten eggs, then steam it!

5. Frozen Custard

Similar to ice cream but has a much smoother and richer tasting, frozen custard is made with eggs in addition to cream and sugar.

4. Ovos Moles De Aveiro 

(Portuguese Egg Yolk Confection)

A local delicacy from Aveiro District, Portugal, ovos moles are made of egg yolks and sugar.

 3. Egg Biscuit Rolls

Don't be confused with the American Chinese egg roll, this dessert egg roll (蛋捲) is very crunchy and flaky and is more known in the Southern region of China.

2. Deep-fried Egg White Filled With Red Beans


Originated from Beijing, this deep-fried dessert is made with highly beaten egg whites, flour, corn starch, and bean paste (or other sweet paste).

1. Egg Shaved Ice (月見冰)

This traditional Taiwanese shaved ice has a beautiful Chinese name: "moon sees ice." It's really simple to make, just add condensed milk over shaved ice, then crack a raw egg on top!

Enjoy this dessert article? Make sure to check out our articles on matcha green desserts and shaved ice too!

Happy National Egg Day! 

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