78 Desserts That Start With The Letter M

Desserts that start with M

Hey there dessert lovers! Are you looking for desserts that start with “M”?

Well, buckle up, because I’ve got 78 M-azing desserts from the deliciously nutty Mandelkubbs to the heavenly Mató de Pedralbes.

This list of “M” desserts is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get, but you know it’s gonna be good.

Related: 24 Desserts that Start with the Letter L and 23 Desserts That Start With N

Desserts That Start With M

This list of desserts is proof that “M” has many mouth-watering, must-try treats.

Get ready for a sugar-filled adventure through the world of desserts that start with the M!

1. Mochi

Mochi are small cakes made out of glutinous rice, are an important part of Japanese cuisine.

Although its origins are Chinese, mochi has been associated with Japan for centuries.

Mochi is a Japanese rice cake made of mochigome, a short-grain japonica glutinous rice, and sometimes other ingredients such as water, sugar, and cornstarch.

The rice is pounded into paste and molded into the desired shape. In Japan it is traditionally made in a ceremony called mochitsuki.

The cakes, known as mochi, are cute round buns made of soft and chewy rice. On its own, mochi tastes like rice but has a sticky, stretchy, soft, and chewy texture.

2. Mousse

This light, fluffy, creamy dessert originated in 18th-century France. The word mousse itself means foam in French.

A mousse is a soft prepared food that incorporates air bubbles to give it a light and airy texture. It can range from light and fluffy to creamy and thick, depending on preparation techniques.

A mousse may be sweet or savory. A mousse may be sweet or savory. Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, choco vanilla etc.

Sweet mousses are typically made with whipped egg whites, whipped cream, or both, and flavored with one or more of chocolate, coffee, caramel, puréed fruits, or various herbs and spices, such as mint or vanilla.

3. Muffins

Also known as “American muffins” in Britain, or just “muffins” in the U.S.

These are baked, individual-sized, cupcake-shaped foods with a “moist, coarse-grained” texture.

Muffins contain flour, liquid, egg, sugar, salt, shortening, and baking powder.

Muffins are available in sweet varieties such as blueberry, corn, chocolate chip, lemon or banana flavors.

4. Mississippi Mud Pie

A chocolate-based dessert pie that is likely to have originated in the U.S. state of Mississippi, hence the name.

Mississippi mud pie is a chocolate-based dessert pie that is likely to have originated in the U.S. state of Mississippi, hence the name.

It contains a gooey chocolate sauce on top of a crumbly chocolate crust. It is usually served with ice cream.

The name Mississippi mud pie derives from the pie’s appearance, which could remind casual observers of Mississippi River mud.

Out of the oven, this dense chocolate dessert looks like Mississippi River clay that the sun has parched, crusted, and cracked.

5. Marble Cake

A cake with a streaked or mottled appearance achieved by very lightly blending light and dark batter. It can be a mixture of vanilla and chocolate cake.

Marble cake made its way to America with German immigrants before the Civil War. Originally the cakes were marbled with molasses and spices.

A marble cake is a cake with a streaked or mottled appearance achieved by very lightly blending light and dark batter.

The idea of marbling two different colored batters into a cake originated in nineteenth-century Germany.

6. Mayonnaise Cake

Mayonnaise Cake has to be one of the most decadent, delicious and easy ever! Simply combine mayonnaise into your cake batter, pour into a pan and bake.

Mayonnaise replaces the oil that’s traditionally used in chocolate layer cakes. You can’t taste any mayo-ness at all; it merely serves to give the cake a wonderfully velvety texture and perfectly moist crumb.

7. Molasses Cookies

Molasses cookies are chewy, perfectly spiced – and are always a holiday favorite.

Molasses cookies have a very distinct spice flavor. This comes from the use of ground cinnamon and ginger, as well as the rich flavor of dark molasses.

They taste somewhat like a gingersnap cookie, however, they are more subtle and soft instead of crisp. If your molasses cookies spread in the oven, the cookie dough (and/or your kitchen) may have been too warm.

8. Milkshake

The modern milkshake was born in 1922, when an employee at a Chicago Walgreens, Ivar “Pop” Coulson, was inspired to add two scoops of ice cream to malted milk.

A milkshake is a sweet beverage made by blending milk, ice cream, and flavorings or sweeteners such as butterscotch, caramel sauce, chocolate syrup, fruit syrup, or whole fruit into a thick, sweet, cold mixture.

9. Monkey Bread

A soft, sweet, sticky pastry served in the United States.

It consists of pieces of soft baked dough sprinkled with cinnamon. It is often served at fairs and festivals.

According to conventional lore, the fanciful term monkey bread comes from its appearance – said to resemble a barrel of monkeys.

Monkey bread is a soft, sweet, sticky pastry served in the United States for breakfast or as a treat.

10. Mormon Jell-O Salad

Mormon Jell-O Salad is made with lime Jell-O, cottage cheese, crushed pineapple, evaporated milk and chopped nuts.

Since Utah is the home to many of the Mormon faith, and this salad is something that has been enjoyed by many of their families, it gained the title.

Green Jell-O Salad started making waves around 1960 and had different variations. Some Mormon Jell-O Salads were made with carrots, marshmallows, nuts or pretzels, and some only had chopped walnuts and cottage cheese, along with the other ingredients.

11. Maple Spice Cake

Maple spice cake is a New Hampshire variation that adds maple syrup or flavoring.

An incredibly moist, flavored mixture of spices, with a texture that almost melts in your mouth! It’s quick and easy to make.

Spice cake is like the ultimate fall cake. It combines cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves & ginger. Spice cake is traditionally flavored with a mixture of spices.

Predominant flavorings include spices such as cinnamon, cloves, allspice, ginger, and nutmeg.

12. Maraca Pie

Maraca pie, also known as devil’s rice pie, is a Floridian dessert pie made from sticky rice pudding and bananas inside a pastry base.

Some versions of the recipe also include various different spices or fruits.

It was created in 1957 by the Moline brothers of Tallahassee, Berham and Jackson.

13. Monmouth Pudding

A traditional British dessert, consisting of a baked, breadcrumb-thickened mixture, spread with jam and topped with meringue. Similar recipes are called Queen of Puddings and Manchester Pudding.

Mixture of soaked breadcrumbs, sugar, eggs and butter, with jam or fruit puree, baked or boiled.

14. Milk Punch

Historically also known as egg nor or an egg milk punch when alcoholic beverages are added. It is traditionally made with milk, cream, sugar, whipped egg whites, and egg yolks and served at Christmas Time.

Milk punch is a drink made with brandy or bourbon, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract.

In 1711, housewife Mary Rockett recorded the earliest-known clarified milk punch recipe.

15. Moravian Sugar Cake

A sweet coffee cake that is often made in areas around Moravian Church settlements, particularly in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.

Moravian sugar cake is a sweet coffee cake that is often made in areas around Moravian Church settlements, particularly in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.

It is made with a sweet yeast dough enriched with mashed potatoes. Moravian sugar cake is a centuries-old culinary specialty of the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, region.

Folklore holds that the original Moravian male settlers to the area sought women with big fingers because that meant that more buttery sweetness would make it into the nooks and crannies of the cake

16. Macarons

French Macarons are small cookies, typically made from ground almonds, coconut or other nuts, with sugar and sometimes flavorings, food coloring, glacé cherries, jam or a chocolate coating.

French macaron bakeries became trendy in North America in the 2010s.

A macaron or French macaron is a sweet meringue-based confection made with egg white, icing sugar, granulated sugar, almond meal, and food coloring.

Their bite-sized nature, bright colors, and tempting textures make them hard to resist.

Made with meringue, sugar, and almond flour, these cookies have a crunchy exterior and a soft filling, typically made of a ganache, buttercream, or jam.

These cookies are available in a variety of flavors.

17. Magic Cookie Bars

This magic bar recipe is an old fashioned favorite made with chocolate chips, nuts, and coconut in a caramelized layer above a graham cracker crust.

As for “Magic Bar,” the name likely stems from Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk, who published a recipe for these dessert cookie bars on the back of their condensed milk cans in 1964.

The bars, also known as hello dolly bars, or 7 layer bars, feature a combination of pecans, chocolate chips, toasted coconut, and a graham cracker crust.

18. Magnolia Cupcakes

The original Magnolia Bakery was opened in 1996 in New York City by Jennifer Appel and Allysa Torey.

The bakery began making cupcakes with leftover cake batter.

The cupcakes that made Magnolia Bakery famous around the world. Adorned with our signature buttercream swirl.

19. Make Ahead Apple Pie

An apple pie that you can also bake in advance, cool it, and pop it in the freezer.

An apple pie is a pie in which the principal filling ingredient is apples. The earliest printed recipe is from England.

Apple pie is often served with whipped cream, ice cream, or cheddar cheese.

It is generally double-crusted, with pastry both above and below the filling; the upper crust may be solid or latticed.

20. Molasses Crumb Cake

Also known as Shoo-fly cake. This is a quick and easy version of a Pennsylvania Dutch classic.

Molasses can be used as a sugar replacement. Molasses is a liquid and therefore makes baked goods more moist with a chewy texture.

While some people confuse crumb cake for coffee cake, there’s actually a pretty big difference between the two.

Traditionally, coffee cake is topped with a layer of crumbly streusel, while crumb cake is essentially half crumb, half cake.

21. Microwave Mug Cake

This chocolaty fudgy treat is truly decadent and great for nights when I need a yummy dessert that is ready in less than 10 minutes!

The unfortunate rubbery texture of some mug cakes usually comes from either too much oil or from overcooking the cake itself.

Most recipes call for some sort of milk as well. Mug cakes are safe to eat as long as you microwave them long enough to thoroughly cook the flour and any egg that may be in the recipe.

This mug cake recipe is 100% vegan, so eggs aren’t a concern, but you will want to make sure you cook it thoroughly because raw flour can be dangerous.

22. Marshmallow Cake

This is a relatively light cheesecake, but it still tastes great! A perfect recipe for people looking for something sweet to top off a meal.

It can be eaten plain or with fruit on top, but it goes especially well with fresh strawberries and whipped cream.

The cake has a marshmallow flavor that really comes through when you eat it.

Marshmallow Cake, soft, moist cake recipe, with caramel and marshmallows and topped with a fresh whipped cream frosting. Great for celebrations, parties and dessert

23. Makroudh

Makroudh is a traditional North African dessert that is made from a mixture of semolina, almonds, honey, and cinnamon.

The mixture is rolled into a cylinder shape and then deep-fried until golden.

Makroudh has a crispy exterior and a soft and chewy interior, and a sweet and slightly nutty flavor.

It is often enjoyed as a sweet snack or dessert, and is a popular treat in North Africa.

24. Maple Syrup Bars

Made with real maple syrup so every single bite is insanely rich and delicious.

Maple Syrup Bars-As the heated maple syrup cools, sugar molecules (the smallest particles of the sugar) can form crystals.

The amount of crystals that form depends on how concentrated the sugar is.

This same principle is used to turn maple syrup into different types of sugary candies.

25. Molten Chocolate Cake

Molten chocolate cake is a popular dessert that combines the elements of a chocolate cake and a soufflé.

Its name derives from the dessert’s liquid chocolate center, and it is also known as chocolate moelleux, chocolate lava cake, or simply lava cake.

Most recipes will simply have you undercooking a chocolate cake batter, so the outside is set like cake but the inside is raw batter that pours out like lava when you cut into it.

26. Montgomery Pie

A Pennsylvania Dutch pie with a buttery crust with a gooey molasses and lemon filling and a buttermilk cake topping.

This is a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch dessert but not as well-known as the quintessential wet-bottom Shoofly Pie.

Montgomery Pie differs from shoofly’s bold molasses bottom layer and crunchy upper layer of crumbs in that Montgomery Pie features a molasses and lemon laced bottom layer and a light buttermilk-cake top.

27. Mint Julep Cake

A delicious, moist chocolate bourbon cake with a mint swiss buttercream and chocolate ganache drip.

Mint juleps are pure summer in a glass—minty and cooling, a little sweet, and just enough booze to help you forget how hot you are.

Like so many classic cocktails, the magic of a mint julep is the result of a triumvirate of flavors working together: Whiskey: Specifically bourbon.

28. Marsala Panettone Pudding

A version of pudding that has added marsala and buttery panettone.

Pudding is a type of food that can be either a dessert or a savory dish that is part of the main meal.

The original pudding was formed by mixing various ingredients with a grain product or other binder such as butter, flour, cereal, eggs, and/or suet, resulting in a solid mass.

These puddings are baked, steamed, or boiled. Depending on its ingredients, such a pudding may be served as a part of the main course or as a dessert.

29. Mellorine

Mellorine is a type of ice cream that is made from a mixture of milk, sugar, and flavorings, but without the use of cream.

It is typically less creamy and less rich than traditional ice cream, but still has a sweet and creamy flavor.

Mellorine is often used as a lower-fat alternative to ice cream, and is enjoyed as a refreshing treat on hot summer days.

30. Mascarpone Cheesecake

This no-bake cheesecake incorporates whipped heavy cream and mascarpone cheese for a silky, creamy texture.

The taste of mascarpone is similar to that of cream cheese, ricotta cheese, creme fraiche, or clotted cream, but with a little more sweetness and acidity.

This makes it a versatile cheese for both sweet and savory dishes.

31. Meringue Pie

A pie, consisting of a shortened pastry base and topped with meringue, a mixture of stiffly beaten egg whites and sugar that is used in confections and desserts.

Meringues are eaten as small “kisses” or as cases and toppings for fruits, ice cream, puddings, and the like. The pastry is slightly sweet but not too sweet.

It’s light and buttery which is what you want in a pie crust.  

32. Malsouka

Malsouka is a traditional North African dessert that is similar to a turnover.

It is made from a thin and flaky pastry dough that is filled with a mixture of almonds, sugar, and cinnamon.

The mixture is then folded over and deep-fried until golden.

Malsouka has a crisp and flaky exterior, and a soft and chewy interior, with a sweet and slightly nutty flavor.

33. Mango Sorbet

This sorbet is the next-easiest thing: puréed mango, sugar, lime juice, and salt. Tastes like frozen mango nectar.

Sorbet was love at first bite and accurately resembles the taste of a perfectly just-fell-off-the-tree– ripe mango.

What summer dreams are made of: intense mango flavor, a touch of lime for acidity..

34. Mirror Glaze Cake

Mirror cakes are glossy and gorgeous. A thick, shiny glaze is poured over a cake, only to harden into a mirror-like reflective smooth shell.

Mirror glaze is made from sweetened condensed milk, a little chocolate, water and gelatin and sometimes flavorings and colors.

Mirror glaze sets because of the gelatin but not hard. It is pretty sticky stuff.

35. Mustacciuoli

Mustacciuoli is a traditional Italian dessert that is similar to a biscotti. It is made from a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and anise, which is then baked until golden.

Mustacciuoli are then sliced and baked again until crisp.

They have a crisp and crunchy texture, and a sweet and slightly anise-flavored flavor.

Mustacciuoli are often enjoyed as a sweet snack or dessert, and are a popular treat in Italy.

36. Maple Syrup Pie

Maple syrup pie is sometimes also called maple syrup sugar pie, maple pie, or just sugar pie.

It’s a sweet pie made using pure maple syrup, butter, flour, cream, and eggs.

Occasionally people will also make it with maple sugar or even dark brown sugar.

Folks in New Hampshire apparently appreciate maple syrup almost as Vermont.

These pies are popular at diners and restaurants.

37. Mahogany Cake

America’s first chocolate cake depended more on the science of baking for its color than a little bottle of dye. It’s a throwback boiled milk frosting.

 Mahogany cake got a fantastically soft and fine crumb, created by the unique combination of vinegar or buttermilk and baking soda.

This combination of ingredients was a late Victorian-era technique for creating “velvet cakes,” in reference to their super-soft, velvety interiors — a grand departure from the heavier, denser cakes that had previously defined the era.

38. Malva Pudding

Malva pudding is a traditional South African dessert that is made from a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and apricot jam.

The mixture is baked until set and then served with a warm sauce made from cream, sugar, and butter.

Malva pudding has a rich and creamy flavor, and a tender and spongy texture that is both sweet and slightly tart from the apricot jam.

39. Mamie Eisenhower’s Chocolate Fudge

This was the go-to recipe for fudge in the 1950s and 60s. It took advantage of packaged products from the grocery store, such as chocolate chips, evaporated milk, and a jar of marshmallow cream.

This recipe calls for semisweet chocolate morsels, German’s sweet chocolate, marshmallow cream, white sugar, salt, butter, canned evaporated milk and nuts.

40. Millionaire Pie

Millionaire pie is a no-bake American pie.

This pie is a dish from the Southern United States and originally from South Carolina.

It is called Millionaire Pie because of it’s rich taste.

41. Madeira Cake

Madeira cake is a traditional British tea-time cake, named after the Madeira wine from the Madeira Islands in Portugal.

It is a light, sponge-like cake that has a soft and crumbly texture, with a slight sweet taste.

It is often served with a cup of tea or coffee, and is sometimes used as a base for other desserts.

The cake is made using flour, sugar, butter, eggs, and baking powder, and is often flavored with lemon or vanilla.

42. Madeleine

Madeleines are small, shell-shaped sponge cakes that originated in France.

They have a delicate, sweet taste and a light, spongy texture.

They are typically served as a sweet treat and can be enjoyed on their own or with a cup of tea or coffee.

They are known for their unique shell-like shape, which is achieved by baking the batter in special madeleine pans with shell-shaped indentations.

43. Malt Loaf

A malt loaf is a type of sweet bread that is made with malt extract, a by-product of beer brewing.

It is a dense and chewy bread with a slightly sweet taste, and is often sliced and toasted before being served with butter or cheese.

Malt loaf can be enjoyed as a snack or as a dessert, and is sometimes used as an ingredient in other sweet dishes.

44. Milk-cream Strudel

Milk-cream strudel is a traditional Austrian dessert that is made from a tender and flaky pastry dough that is filled with a mixture of milk, sugar, and vanilla.

The strudel is then baked until golden and dusted with powdered sugar.

Milk-cream strudel has a rich and creamy flavor, and a tender and flaky texture that is both sweet and slightly savory.

45. Mazurek

Mazurek is a type of Polish cake or pastry that is traditionally served during Easter.

It is a sweet and buttery cake that is often decorated with nuts, dried fruit, and other sweet ingredients.

The cake has a dense, shortbread-like texture, and is usually flavored with spices such as cinnamon and vanilla.

Mazurek is typically served as a dessert, and is sometimes cut into small squares and served with tea or coffee.

46. Međimurska gibanica

Međimurska gibanica is a type of traditional pastry from the Međimurje region of Croatia.

It is a layered pastry that is filled with a mixture of ingredients, including cheese, walnuts, and poppy seeds.

The pastry has a flaky texture, and is sweet and nutty in flavor.

47. Misri

Misri is a type of candy made from sugar crystals, and is popular in India and other South Asian countries.

It is usually shaped into small, irregularly shaped pieces and can be enjoyed as is, or used as a sweetener in tea or other drinks.

Misri is also sometimes used in Indian desserts, such as laddu and barfi, for added sweetness and crunch.

48. Mooncake

Mooncake is a type of sweet, rich pastry that is traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival in East Asian cultures.

It is made with a flaky crust and filled with sweet, dense fillings such as red bean paste, lotus seed paste, or fruit.

49. Marzipan

Marzipan is a type of almond-based confectionery that is made from ground almonds, sugar, and a small amount of syrup.

It is often molded into shapes and used as a topping for cakes, as well as for making candies and sweets.

50. Mendiant

A mendiant is a traditional French confection made of a disk of dark chocolate topped with nuts and dried fruits.

It typically features whole hazelnuts, almonds, raisins, and dried cranberries arranged in a decorative pattern on top of the chocolate.

The combination of the rich chocolate with the crunchy nuts and sweet dried fruits make this treat a delicious and elegant dessert.

51. Marshmallow

Marshmallow is a type of confectionery that is made from sugar, corn syrup, gelatin, and flavorings.

It is often sold as a fluffy, sweet snack that can be enjoyed on its own or melted and used in various desserts, such as s’mores.

52. Moustalevria

Moustalevria is a traditional Greek dessert that is made from grape must, a sweet syrup that is made from fermented grapes.

It is often served with a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of cinnamon, and has a thick, syrupy consistency.

53. Modjeska

Modjeska is a type of caramel candy that is popular in the United States, particularly in the South.

It is made from a mixture of caramel and marshmallow, and is typically shaped into a ball or cylinder.

The outside of the candy is chewy and sticky, while the inside is soft and gooey.

Modjeska is often enjoyed as a treat on its own, but can also be used as a topping for ice cream or incorporated into other desserts.

54. Moorkop

Moorkop is a traditional Dutch dessert that is similar to a doughnut.

It is made from a yeasted dough that is deep-fried until golden and then coated in sugar.

Moorkop has a light and tender texture, and a sweet and slightly nutty flavor.

It is often enjoyed as a sweet snack or dessert, and is a popular treat in the Netherlands.

55. Manjar

Manjar is a sweet, caramel-like pudding that is popular in South American cuisine, particularly in Chile.

It is often served as a dessert on its own or as a filling for cakes, pastries, and other baked goods.

56. Maple Taffy

Maple taffy, also known as maple candy or maple toffee, is a sweet, chewy treat that is made by boiling maple syrup and then pouring it onto snow or ice.

As it cools, the syrup solidifies into a taffy-like consistency that can be pulled and twisted before being enjoyed.

57. Marron Glacé

Marron glacé is a type of confection made from chestnuts that have been cooked and then preserved in syrup.

They are often sold as a sweet snack or used as a topping for desserts, such as ice cream or cakes.

58. Milk Chocolate

Milk chocolate is a type of chocolate that is made from a mixture of cocoa solids, milk solids, and sugar.

Unlike dark chocolate, which is typically made with just cocoa solids and sugar, the addition of milk solids gives milk chocolate its creamy, smooth texture and sweet, mild flavor.

Milk chocolate is a popular choice for candies, bars, and baking and is enjoyed by people of all ages.

59. Monmouth Pudding

Monmouth pudding is a traditional English dessert that is made from a mixture of breadcrumbs, sugar, eggs, and fruit, such as raspberries or blackberries.

The mixture is baked until set and then served with a drizzle of custard or cream.

Monmouth pudding has a light and fruity flavor, and is often enjoyed as a simple and satisfying dessert.

60. Mahua

Mahua is a sweet cake-like food that is popular in India, made from the mahua flower.

The dough is made by mixing together flour, sugar, and ghee, and then it is deep-fried until it is golden brown.

It is commonly served during festivals and special occasions.

It has a rich and sweet flavor, similar to that of a doughnut.

61. Mandelkubb

Mandelkubb is a traditional Swedish dessert that resembles a small cake.

It is made from a mixture of ground almonds, sugar, and eggs, which is then formed into a ball and baked until golden brown.

Mandelkubb is typically served with a cup of coffee or tea, and is known for its rich, nutty flavor and soft, tender texture.

62. Mille-feuille

Mille-feuille, also known as the Napoleon, is a French pastry made up of multiple layers of puff pastry and cream.

The puff pastry is first baked until golden and crispy, and then layered with a sweet pastry cream.

The pastry is then topped with powdered sugar and sometimes glazed with fondant.

It has a delicate, flaky texture and a rich, creamy filling.

63. Mango Pudding

Mango pudding is a sweet, creamy dessert made from mango puree, milk, sugar, and gelatin.

It is usually set in a mold and chilled until firm, then served chilled or at room temperature.

The flavor is sweet and tropical, and it has a smooth and creamy texture.

This dessert is a popular summer treat in many parts of the world.

64. Manchester tart

Manchester tart is a traditional British dessert that consists of a short crust pastry base filled with jam, a custard filling, and topped with shredded coconut.

The tart is typically baked in a shallow dish and served in slices.

It has a sweet and creamy filling, a crisp pastry crust, and a sprinkle of coconut on top.

It is a classic British dessert that is easy to make and enjoyed by many.

65. Malasada

Malasadas are a type of Portuguese doughnut that is popular in Hawaii.

They are made from a sweet, yeasted dough that is deep-fried until golden and then coated in sugar.

Malasadas have a light and airy texture, and are often filled with sweet fillings like fruit preserves or cream.

They are typically enjoyed as a sweet snack or dessert.

66. Melktert

Melktert is a traditional South African dessert that is similar to a custard pie.

It is made by combining a mixture of milk, sugar, eggs, and cinnamon in a pastry crust and then baked until set.

The result is a sweet and creamy dessert with a flaky pastry crust and a touch of cinnamon flavor.

Melktert is often served with a dollop of whipped cream or sprinkled with cinnamon sugar.

67. Masan

Masan is a traditional Korean dessert that is made by steaming sticky rice with beans, sugar, and cinnamon.

The resulting dessert is sweet, chewy, and has a delicate cinnamon flavor.

It is often served with a side of sweetened red bean paste.

Masan is a popular dessert in Korea, especially during the colder months, as it is warm and comforting.

68. Mantecadas

Mantecadas are a type of Spanish pastry that originates from the region of Andalusia.

They are made from a simple mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and butter, which is then baked until golden and dusted with powdered sugar.

Mantecadas have a delicate and crumbly texture and a rich, buttery flavor.

69. Malvern Pudding

Malvern pudding is a traditional English dessert that is typically made from a mixture of breadcrumbs, sugar, and fruit, such as raspberries or blackberries.

The mixture is baked until set and then served with a drizzle of custard or cream. Malvern pudding has a light and fruity flavor, and is often enjoyed as a simple and satisfying dessert.

70. Mampostial

Mampostial is a type of Chilean dessert that is made from a mixture of sweet corn flour, sugar, eggs, and milk.

The mixture is baked until set and then sliced and served, typically with a sprinkle of powdered sugar.

Mampostial has a soft and creamy texture, and a sweet, slightly nutty flavor that comes from the corn flour.

71. Ma’amoul

Ma’amoul are a type of Middle Eastern dessert that are traditionally made with a mixture of ground dates or nuts, spices, and butter, which is then formed into small balls or crescent shapes and baked until golden.

Ma’amoul have a rich and nutty flavor, and a crumbly texture that is both sweet and slightly savory.

72. Marillenknödel

Marillenknödel is a traditional Austrian dessert that is made from dumplings filled with apricot preserves and boiled in water or milk.

The dumplings are then served with a sprinkle of powdered sugar or a drizzle of caramel sauce.

Marillenknödel have a soft and tender texture, and a sweet and fruity flavor that is balanced by the light dusting of sugar.

73. Mató de Pedralbes

Mató de Pedralbes is a traditional Catalan dessert that is made from a mixture of mató cheese and honey.

The cheese is blended with the honey to create a smooth and creamy mixture, which is then served as a simple and satisfying dessert.

Mató de Pedralbes has a tangy flavor from the cheese and a sweet, slightly floral flavor from the honey.

74. Maíz con Hielo

Maíz con hielo is a Filipino dessert that is made from sweet corn kernels mixed with shaved ice, condensed milk, and sugar.

The mixture is then topped with additional ingredients such as fruit, nuts, and syrup.

Maíz con hielo has a sweet and creamy flavor, and is a refreshing treat during the hot and humid summer months in the Philippines.

75. Miguelitos

Miguelitos are a type of Spanish dessert that is similar to a churro.

They are made from a mixture of flour, sugar, and eggs, which is then piped through a star-shaped nozzle and deep-fried until golden.

Miguelitos are typically served hot and dusted with sugar and cinnamon, and are often enjoyed as a sweet snack or dessert.

They have a crisp and crunchy texture, and a sweet and slightly nutty flavor.

76. Milhoja

Milhoja is a traditional Spanish dessert that is made from layers of puff pastry and cream, which are then topped with powdered sugar.

The pastry is typically cut into slices and served as a sweet and flaky treat.

Milhoja has a rich and creamy flavor, and a light and tender texture from the delicate layers of puff pastry.

Desserts That Start With M – FAQs

What are some cakes beginning with M?

Cakes that start with the letter M include: Marble Cake, Mooncake, Mayonnaise Cake, Midnight Cake, Microwave Mug Cake, Mooncake, Mulberry Cake, Miniature Cheesecake, Matcha Green Tea Cake, Mahogany Cake, Molasses Crumb Cake, Moist Carrot Cake, Milk Chocolate Cake, Millionaire’s Cake, Mint Chocolate Chip Cake, Marjolaine Cake, Moravian Sugar Cake, Macadamia Nut Cake, Maple Walnut Cake, Mahua, Marshmallow Cake, Madeleine Cake, Mocha Cake, Mille-Feuille, Mochi, Molten Chocolate Cake, Maple Spice Cake, Marble Cake, Mango Mousse Cake, Molten Lava Cake, Madeira Cake, Meringue Cake, Mandarin Orange Cake, Moonstone Cake, Mascarpone Cake, Milky Way Cake, Marzipan Cake, Mexican Chocolate Cake, Mascarpone Cheesecake, Mango Coconut Cake, Marshmallow Fondant Cake, Marshmallow Fluff Cake, Mint Julep Cake, Mirror Glaze Cake, Mexican Tres Leches Cake, and Marshmallow Cake.

Desserts That Start With M

Desserts That Start With M

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  • Mochi

  • Mousse

  • Muffins

  • Mississippi Mud Pie

  • Marble Cake

  • Mayonnaise Cake

  • Molasses Cookies

  • Milkshake

  • Monkey Bread

  • Mormon Jell-O Salad

  • Maple Spice Cake

  • Maraca Pie

  • Monmouth Pudding

  • Milk Punch

  • Moravian Sugar Cake

  • Macarons

  • Magic Cookie Bars

  • Magnolia Cupcakes

  • Make Ahead Apple Pie

  • Molasses Crumb Cake

  • Microwave Mug Cake

  • Marshmallow Cake

  • Makroudh

  • Maple Syrup Bars

  • Molten Chocolate Cake

  • Montgomery Pie

  • Mint Julep Cake

  • Marsala Panettone Pudding

  • Mellorine

  • Mascarpone Cheesecake

  • Meringue Pie

  • Malsouka

  • Mango Sorbet

  • Mirror Glaze Cake

  • Mustacciuoli

  • Maple Syrup Pie

  • Mahogany Cake

  • Malva Pudding

  • Mamie Eisenhower’s Chocolate Fudge

  • Millionaire Pie

  • Madeira Cake

  • Madeleine

  • Malt Loaf

  • Mazurek

  • Međimurska gibanica

  • Misri

  • Mooncake

  • Marzipan

  • Mendiant

  • Marshmallow

  • Moustalevria

  • Modjeska

  • Moorkop

  • Manjar

  • Maple Taffy

  • Marron glacé

  • Milk Chocolate

  • Monmouth Pudding

  • Mahua

  • Mandelkubb

  • Mille-feuille

  • Mango Pudding

  • Manchester tart

  • Malasada

  • Melktert

  • Masan

  • Mantecadas

  • Malvern Pudding

  • Mampostial

  • Ma’amoul

  • Marillenknödel

  • Mató de Pedralbes

  • Maíz con Hielo

  • Miguelitos

  • Milhoja

  • Milk-cream Strudel


  • Choose your favorite dessert
  • Bake and enjoy!

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