Calling the attention of those who have a sweet tooth and try these colorful and invigorating Thai Sweets that you can find in every restaurant that serves Thai cuisine. Most of the Thai Sweets are coconut-based and the other ingredients are healthy food. So rest assured that you won’t feel guilty even if you enjoy a serving or two of these Thai Sweets.
This article will showcase some of the delicious Thai Sweets worth tasting and you’ll be surprised that they are even possible.
Thai-Style Crème Caramel
If you are lactose-intolerant, this gluten-free Thai Sweet can be a perfect choice for your dessert or snack since coconut milk (which helps lower the cholesterol) is used in place of cream. This is also an excellent snack to serve for your friends when they visit your house. Thai-style Crème caramel has various different flavors you can order aside from the classic flavor, like Thai Milk Tea and Pandan (which makes the food green).
Agar Jelly Fruit Cake
Do you want to skip the usual fruit cake made from flour? Make your dessert more exciting and order Agar Jelly Fruit Cake. The 3 layered fruit cake is composed of lychee juice, different fruits, sugar, agar-agar powder, and salt.
Khao Tom Mud (Banana Leaf and Sticky Rice)
Another variation of the favorite sticky rice dish among the Thai Sweets is Khao Tom Mud wherein a banana is covered in sticky rice and then wrapped with a banana leaf. The sweet smell of this dessert will make your mouth watery and want to eat right away. The ingredients needed for this tasty treat are glutinous rice, salt, coconut milk, sugar, and peeled bananas.
Mango Tapioca Pudding
If you love eating ripe mango, Mango Tapioca Pudding would be a great variation of this fruit. This Thai Sweet containing ripe mango, tapioca pearls, coconut milk, sugar, and lemon will soothe your tongue after eating a spicy dish.
Kluai Thot (Deep-fried Banana)
Do you like eating fried bananas? Yes? Well, you can turn those usually fried bananas into an exciting Thai Sweet. Instead of just munching a simple fried banana, Kluai Thot will complete your meal especially if you add side dishes like ice cream, chocolate sauce, vanilla, or honey. You will enjoy this Thai Sweet if you consume it while it’s still warm.
Thong Yip or “pinched gold egg yolks” is a golden yellow Thai Sweet consisting of eggs. In Thailand, Thong means gold while Yip means to pick. It is usually served in special events like weddings because they believe that it brings blessings and success to someone who is going to pick it up. It’s like turning a common thing into an ordinary one. So whether you believe it or not, order this dish and think of good things that will happen to you. Anyway there’s no harm in thinking about it, right?
Khanom Tom (Thai Coconut Balls)
Another variety of Thai Sweets is Khanom Tom which is an all-time favorite for the Locals of Thailand and also included in the list of Thai Sweets served on important events. This dish is composed of shredded coconut, rice flour dumplings, palm sugar, and coconut milk formed into a ball-like figure and rolled into the shredded coconut to make it more appealing and appetizing.
Khao Lam (Sticky Rice in Bamboo)
There are many Thai Sweets that you can choose whenever you desire Thai food, and one of them is Sticky Rice in Bamboo. This Thai Sweet is either sweet and savory so you can select your preferred flavor. It is a popular snack in Southeast Asia and you can find it in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos
In Thailand, Khao means rice while Lam means the process of cooking since this dessert is prepared in a bamboo section before roasting it
Kanom Pang Sangkaya (Custard-filled Bread)
Bread lovers here’s a tasty treat that you can try to ease your hunger on your coffee break! Kanom Pang Sang Ka Ya is among the famous Thai Sweets that the locals love to munch whenever they need to fill their hungry tummy. There are several fillings that you can choose for your bread such as chocolate syrup, pandan, and many more.
Khanom Chan means “layered dessert” and is one of the nine auspicious Thai Sweets that everybody loves. It consists of arrowroot, tapioca flour, coconut milk, rice flour, jasmine-scented water, and sugar. This dessert has nine-layer and the word “nine” in Thailand sounds like progress. That’s why this Thai Sweet symbolizes success and victory
Though Thai desserts are sweet, they are guaranteed to be healthy and refreshing. So if this is your first time eating Thai Sweets, don’t stop yourself, instead, go on and do food tripping with your friends or loved ones.
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