Thai cuisine is known for its spicy and flavorful dishes, but Thai desserts are just as delicious. Here are some of the most popular Thai desserts:
Thai ice cream
Thai ice cream is handmade using coconut milk and fresh fruit. It is often served in balls of ice cream in a bowl with ingredients such as glutinous rice, mung beans, and roasted peanuts.
Sticky rice cake
Sticky rice cake is a dessert made of glutinous rice that is steamed and sometimes filled with sugar, shredded coconut, and mung beans. It is often served with warm coconut milk or coconut cream.
Mango sticky rice
Mango sticky rice is a popular dessert made of glutinous rice that is steamed and served with coconut milk and sugar, topped with slices of fresh mango.
Kanom Tuay is a dessert made of coconut cream and rice flour that is steamed in small cups made of banana leaf. It is often served with coconut cream and grated coconut.
Durian is a controversial tropical fruit due to its strong smell, but it is greatly appreciated in Thailand for its sweet and creamy taste. It is often used in desserts such as ice cream and cakes.
Ka Nom Bork
Ka Nom Bork is a dessert made of glutinous rice and shredded coconut that is steamed in banana leaves. It is often served with sugar and coconut milk.
Ka Nom Sao
Ka Nom Sao is a type of Thai biscuit that is made from flour, sugar, and coconut milk and shaped into various forms. It is often served with tea or coffee.
Roti is a type of Thai pancake that is made from flour, eggs, and coconut milk and cooked on a griddle. It is often served with sweetened condensed milk or chocolate sauce.
Taro balls are a dessert made of taro root that is mashed and formed into balls, then deep-fried and served with a sweet syrup.