Five Most Popular Desserts in the US

One of the earliest instinctual taste that the human kind craves for are sweet things. Before anything else, there was berries and honey. However, because of the introduction of refined sugar, desserts were born. Wherever you are, there are different versions of these sweet post-meal treats and you can never miss them especially when you are travelling to places. 

In western liberal democracies, such as the United States, the sweeter tasting the dessert is, then the better.  Here are some of the best tasting desserts in the U.S. that will surely make your mouth watery. Read on! 

  1. Cheesecake 

This is one of the most popular desserts served on American plates since time immemorial. Obviously, the main ingredient of this sweet treat is chees and the most commonly used are cream cheese, ricotta, cottage cheese as well as Neufchatel. One of the most famous versions of this dish is found in New York wherein, eggs, sugar and of course cream cheese are mixed along with graham crust. While there are a lot of versions found along the country, this classic dish remained the most popular and is continuously served even without toppings.  

  1. Cupcakes 

Cupcakes are a fun way to taste different types of cakes in its miniature versions. This makes it one of the best desserts served in America. Most states have their own personal flavor favorites that goes from classic chocolate or vanilla flavors to exciting varieties of coffee, lemon or peanut butter. Cream fillings or jelly could also be added in these varieties to give more flavor and add a little sweetness to this overloaded treat. Some shops sell cupcakes more than the other because of the aesthetics or the appearance of the cupcakes.  

  1. Jell-O 

Obviously, Jell-O is a brand name labelled in gelatin desserts. It is listed as one of the most popular desserts in America not only because of its sweet taste but also its fun jiggling appearance. This dessert is very easy to make and there are no mess or dirt whatsoever once you do it on your own. This makes it one of the most cooked desserts by moms across America.  

  1. Carrot Cake 

This one is a classic. Nobody could get away from its delicious and creamy texture and it’s probably one of the best desserts that you could have especially if you are going healthy. This dessert is a delightful combination of sweet and spicy made popular in the US in the mid-20th century.  

  1. Apple Pies 

Who would’ve thought that this American classic dessert isn’t actually originated from America? Apple pies or tarts could be dated back in the 14th century Europe. This dessert is almost always served in picnic tables or dessert counters especially in the 4th of July celebration of the American Independence from England not because it is only delish but because it is often served in red, white or blue connotations. Most people eat this fresh and warm from the oven but there are also varieties that sell big even if its frozen.  

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