From Yam-Flavored Ice Creams to Beetroot Cookie Batters

 - Dec 7, 2017
These global dessert innovations range from seed-infused chocolate cakes to beetroot cookie recipes that let snack fans indulge without the guilt associated with most sweets.

Drawing inspiration from Asian cultural dishes, examples like Starbucks Japan's green pudding, and Hood Famous' miniature cheesecakes spotlight matcha green tea and ube ingredients. in addition to their antioxidant properties, these ingredients also make for Instagram-friendly and colorful desserts.

Other global dessert standouts include Italian and Mexican-themed examples like The Tella Balls Dessert Bar's 'Pastatella' dish which is a chocolate-covered twist on classic spaghetti, and Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams' blue corn ice cream blend which is combined with tasty black raspberries.

Raw cacao brownies, and energy bars featuring ashwagandha and mango ingredients round off this list and speak to consumers' growing desire for more diverse and globally inspired treats.