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Hungarian desserts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Hungarian desserts. Get inspired and try out new things.
10 Must-Try Hungarian Desserts & Sweet Treats

The 10 authentic & traditional Hungarian desserts and sweets you must try when traveling to Hungary. The best pastries, cookies, cakes, tortes, and more!

26 Traditional Hungarian Desserts

6 · These traditional Hungarian desserts will take your tastebuds on a trip to Hungary! From crepes to layer cakes, you won't be able to resist these incredible treats.


  • 1 Hungarian golden pull-apart cake with walnuts and apricot jam
Pasta & Grains
  • 1 Hungarian baked dessert noodles
  • 1 Hungarian plum dumplings
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 Butterhorn cookies with walnuts
  • 1 Hungarian chocolate coconut balls
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Apple strudel
  • 1 Chimney cake
  • 1 Gerbeaud cake
  • 1 Hungarian apple cake
  • 1 Hungarian apple pie
  • 1 Hungarian chestnut cake
  • 1 Hungarian chocolate biscuits
  • 1 Hungarian chocolate cake
  • 1 Hungarian sponge cake, Basic
  • 1 Hungarian sweet pancakes
  • 1 Hungarian walnut rolls
  • 1 Hungarian walnut torte
  • 1 Strawberry cake
  • 1 Hungarian shortbread
  • 1 Hungarian treasure cookies
  • 1 Kolachy cookies
  • 1 Hungarian poppy seed bread pudding
  • Beigli (Traditional Hungarian Nut Rolls)
  • Dobos Torta
  • Kakaós Csiga (Hungarian Chocolate Rolls)
  • Túrógombóc
14 Popular Hungarian Desserts You Need to Try

Forks and spoons at the ready, as we dive in and explore 14 traditional and popular Hungarian desserts you simply need in your life!

Best Traditional Hungarian Dessert Recipes

18 of the most delicious traditional Hungarian desserts you must try in Budapest, With recipes & the best confectionery & dessert shops in Budapest.

Hungarian Krémes

Krémes are made up of layers of pure deliciousness and incredible textures. You have pressed sheets of crisp, golden puff pastry with a hefty amount of decadent vanilla custard sandwiched in between.

zsuzsa is in the kitchen -- Traditional Hungarian Cuisine with Multicultural Canadian Home Cooking.

I recreated the krémes of my childhood. With several years of on and off krémes experiments behind me, I am happy to announce my first batch of successful krémes! Krémes is a classic Hungarian treat. Krémes is made from real vanilla custard; predominantly eggs and milk. It is sandwiched between layers of flaky pastry and then dusted off with a layer of confectionary sugar… krémes is pure delight on all fronts. I remember two types of krémes; homemade and the coffeehouse version. Homemade…

Kiffles are delicate Hungarian cookies made from cream cheese pastry wrapped around fruit or nut fillings.

102 · 60 minutes · Kiffles (kiflis) are traditional Hungarian cream cheese pastry cookies with assorted fruit and nut fillings like apricot, almond, and poppy.


Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 cups Cake and pastry filling
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 8 oz Cream cheese
A Hungarian Apple Square is all I need!

Not too sweet, a touch tart, refreshing, and light. Delicious Apple Squares are THE PERFECT, super easy-to-make dessert! You'll get hooked.

Hungarian Decadent Chocolate Cake- Rigó Jancsi

Hungarian Decadent Chocolate Cake- the recipe of Rigo Jancsi Cake, an elegant dessert from 19th century in Austro Hungarian Empire.

Watch popular Hungarian desserts videos

The folks at Zingerman’s Bakehouse in Ann Arbor, Michigan shared this recipe with us, one they learned from the longest-standing baking family (five generations) in Budapest, the Auguszts. The family's use of both cake flour and all-purpose flour in their dios is a 100-year-old tradition, one that makes the bread extra tender and soft. The Bakehouse now makes beigli at Christmastime to the joy of their loyal customers and the local Hungarian community.
Classic Silicone Tourbillon Cake Mold
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Marbled Chocolate Mousse