I went on an exhaustive journey to find foods from A to Z.
These sweets and treats are going to delight your taste buds and help you discover the best foods listicle ever!
Here is a list of over 100 delicious foods to try.
Foods That Start With A
What are some foods that start with the letter A?
- Avocados – Although it is mild, the taste of avocado is very unique. The flavor itself is very subtle and is earthy, grassy, and nutty but fresh. Some people even describe it as buttery.
- Apples – There’s nothing quite like an apple that’s sweet, crisp, tart, and juicy.
- Ahi Tuna – A species of tuna found in pelagic waters of tropical and subtropical oceans worldwide. Yellowfin is often marketed as ahi, from the Hawaiian ʻahi, a name also used there for the closely related bigeye tuna.
- Applesauce – Sweetened sauce made from apples and sugar.
- Artichoke – A variety of a species of thistle cultivated as a food. When eaten raw, artichokes retain a much firmer texture and a bitter taste. Cooking both softens the texture and produces a blender flavor making it similar to boiled potatoes.
- Asparagus – Many people compare the taste of this highly versatile vegetable with mushrooms, while others find it resembles broccoli.
- Arugula – Fresh arugula leaves have a distinctive spicy kick that will turn up the flavors in your salads, pastas, sandwiches, and sauces. The flavor can be bright, tart, peppery, and slightly bitter, depending on its maturity.
- Alfalfa – Alfalfa sprouts are tender and grassy tasting, great for topping sandwiches and avocado toast.
- Anchovies – An anchovy is a small, common forage fish. Most species are found in marine waters, but several will enter brackish water, and some in South America are restricted to fresh water.
- Angus Beef – A Scottish breed of small beef cattle. It derives from cattle native to the counties of Aberdeenshire and Angus in north-eastern Scotland.
- Alphabet Soup – This soup starts with ground beef, which is cooked with carrots, onion and celery. After the meat and veggies are cooked through, tomatoes, beef broth and seasonings go into the pot. The final step is to add alphabet noodles, frozen corn and frozen green beans.
- Antipasto – The traditional first course of a formal Italian meal. Typical ingredients of a traditional antipasto include cured meats, olives, pepperoncini, mushrooms, anchovies, artichoke hearts, various cheeses (such as provolone or mozzarella), pickled meats, and vegetables in oil or vinegar.
- Almond Joy – Chocolate candy bar made with coconut and almonds.
- Animal Crackers – sweet cracker in the shape of an animal.
- American Cheese – processed cheese that melts easily.
- Acerola – A sweet, fragrant, and astringent. It’s easily eaten raw or cooked into dishes. The best way to get the fruit is to grow your own because of acerola cherry’s quick perishability.
- Almonds – The part we eat is a seed that grows inside a fleshy fruitBut almonds grow with that outer layer of flesh as food, underneath which the hard shell of the almond grows. This qualifies the almond fruit as a drupe, just like a mango or a cherry.
- Acai Berries – Acai have an earthy taste that’s often described as a cross between blackberries and unsweetened chocolate.
- Angel Food Cake – A spongy cake made with egg whites, flour, and sugar. Its aerated texture comes from whipped egg white.
- Abalone – Abalone are marine snails.
- Apple Pie – A pastry made from cooked apples inside a pie crust.
- Albacore Tuna – Known also as the longfin tuna, is a species of tuna of the order Perciformes. It is found in temperate and tropical waters across the globe.
- American Bacon – American bacon is a type of salt-cured pork made from various cuts, typically from the pork belly or from the less fatty back cuts.
- Apricots – Apricots are stone fruits that bear similar coloring and shapes but differ in size and flavor. Peaches are sweeter and juicier, whereas apricots have a slightly tart flavor.
- Andouille Smoked Sausage -The traditional ingredients of andouille are primarily pig chitterlings, tripe, onions, wine, and seasoning.
- Anfu Ham – An ancient dry-cured ham from Anfu, Jiangxi, China. It is eaten alone and also used as an ingredient to add flavor to various dishes.
- Apohtin – salted goat meat-A traditional Cypriot dried food made by salted goat meat.
- Ammerländer Schinken – A type of dry-cured (and normally smoked) ham produced in the Ammerland area of North Germany.
- Arby’s Chicken Sandwich – Arby’s is an American fast food sandwich restaurant chain with more than 3,300 restaurants.
- Al Pastor Grilled Pork – Al pastor (from Spanish, “shepherd style”), also known as tacos al pastor, is a taco made with spit-grilled pork.
- Asado – Argentinian Barbeque-The cooking technique and social event of having or attending a barbecue in various South American countries, especially Argentina, Chile and Uruguay where it is also a traditional event.
- Austrian (Vienna) Sausage – A thin parboiled sausage traditionally made of pork and beef in a casing of sheep’s intestine, then given a low temperature smoking.
- Amygdalopita – Greek nut cake made with almonds and cream.
- Ambrosia – A fruit salad that includes miniature marshmallows, heavy cream and coconut.
- Amandine Sponge Cake – A Romanian chocolate sponge cake filled with chocolate or almond cream.
- Almond Cookies – A cookie made of almond flour, almond extract, and sliced almonds.
- Anmitsu – Japanese dessert that contains agar jelly, fruit juice and bean paste.
- Apas – Sugary cookies from the Philippines.
- Apfelkuchen – Apple cake made in Germany.
- Ashure – Turkish pudding with dried fruits and nuts.
- Asida – A doughy dessert from North Africa that is served with butter or honey.
- Amaranth Leaves – Amaranth greens are similar in taste to spinach, if not a bit heartier in texture. Amaranth seeds taste nutty and delicious when popped, and when cooked into porridge, become slightly gelatinous in texture (similar to chia crossed with cream-of-wheat).
- Arrowroot – The arrowroot starch is a very fine white powder that has excellent thickening abilities similar to cornstarch. It also has no pronounced flavor and does not add opacity to sauces.
- Ash Gourd – Ash gourd’s mild taste is reminiscent of cucumber, and the fruit’s flesh is a particularly popular addition to Chinese and Indian dishes.
- Acorn – Once you’ve safely leached the tannins from your raw acorns, you can roast them for 15 to 20 minutes and sprinkle them with salt for a snack.
- Aonori Seaweed – Aonori seaweed has a robust and earthy flavor and a brighter green coloring than its counterpart. Nori has a dark green color, a briny flavor with a hint of smokiness.
- Aubergine – Their flavor is exceptionally mild, like mulch. Raw, an aubergine has a texture akin to a woolly apple; its cooked flesh disintegrates into slimy mush or takes on a leathery sogginess.
- Anise – Anise is known for its natural sweetness and unmistakable licorice flavor. Anise has a similar aroma and taste profile to licorice root, fennel, star anise, and caraway.
- American Chestnut – Creamy, slightly crunchy, delicately sweet without seeming starchy or bland, fresh American chestnuts taste almost like fresh water chestnuts, to which they aren’t related.
- Azuki Beans – Adzuki Beans have a firm texture and rich, nutty flavor that are ideal for salads, soups, chilis and veggie burgers.
- Asian Greens – Asian greens have also been called cabbage – even though they don’t resemble Western cabbages. The names of Asian vegetables can be confusing as they are called different names in different areas of China.
- Arrowroot Cookies – Cookies made with flour processed from the arrowroot plant.
- Allahabadi Cake – A traditional Indian rum Christmas fruit cake.
- Allerheiligenstriezel – A braided yeast pastry. It consists of flour, eggs, yeast, shortening or butter, raisins, milk, salt, and decorating sugar or poppy seeds.
- Apple Cake – Chunks of sweet apples nestled in a tender and buttery rum cake. Various spices like nutmeg or cinnamon, give it a unique flavor.
- Arany Galuska – A traditional Hungarian dessert consisting of balls of yeast dough. The balls are rolled in melted butter, and then rolled in a mixture of sugar and crushed nuts, assembled into layers, before being baked till golden.
- Almond Butter – Almond butter is a food paste made from grinding almonds into a nut butter. Almond butter may be “crunchy” or “smooth”.
- Alpha-Bits Cereal – Alpha-Bits, also known as Frosted Alpha-Bits, is a breakfast cereal made by Post Consumer Brands, which contains frosted alphabet-shaped multi-grain (whole-grain oat and corn flour) cereal bits.
- Apple Cinnamon Cheerios Cereal -Apple Cinnamon Cheerios cereal are pulverized oats in the shape of a solid torus, flavored with apple and cinnamon flavors.
- Apple Dumpling – An apple dumpling is a baked or boiled pastry-wrapped apple. The hole from the core may be filled with cinnamon, butter and sugar and sometimes dried fruit such as raisins, sultanas, or currants.
- Apple Jacks Cereal – Apple Jacks is an American brand of cereal produced by Kellogg’s and targeted mainly at children. The cereal is a crunchy, sweetened multi-grain cereal with apple and cinnamon.
- Arepas – Arepas are made with ground maize dough, and is notable primarily in the cuisines of Colombia and Venezuela. It is often eaten for breakfast with accompaniments such as cheese, various meats, or avocado.
- Aunt Jemima Pancakes – A brand of pancake mix, syrup, and other breakfast foods. The pancake mix was developed in 1888–1889 by the Pearl Milling Company and advertised as the first ready-mix.
- Avocado Toast – Avocado toast is a type of open sandwich consisting of toast with mashed avocado, and usually salt.
- Ackee and Saltfish – It can be garnished with bacon and tomatoes, and is usually served as breakfast alongside breadfruit, hard dough bread, dumplings, or boiled green bananas. Ackee and saltfish is the Jamaican national dish.
- Aloo Paratha – Aloo Paratha is a breakfast bread dish which originating from the Punjab region of India.
- Anadama Bread – Anadama bread is a traditional yeast bread of New England in the United States made with wheat flour, cornmeal, molasses and sometimes rye flour.
- Asopao – A family of stews that can be made with chicken, pork, beef, shrimp seafood, vegetables, or any combination of the above. Asopao is Puerto Rico’s national soup and one of the most important recipes in Puerto Rico.
- Asparagus Soup – Cream of asparagus soup is a soup prepared with asparagus, stock and milk or cream as primary ingredients.
- Arroz Con Pollo – A traditional dish of Latin America, closely related to paella. In the Dominican Republic it is alternately called locrio de pollo, and in Saint Martin it is called lokri or locreo.
- Axoa – A typical Basque dish prepared with mashed veal, onions, tomatoes sauté and flavored with red Espelette pepper.
- Angel Food Cake – A type of sponge cake made with egg whites, flour, and sugar. A whipping agent, such as cream of tartar, is commonly added. It differs from other cakes because it uses no butter.
- Artichoke Confit – Artichokes cooked slowly over a long period of time.
- Arugula Salad – Fresh arugula leaves have a distinctive spicy kick that will turn up the flavors in your salads. The flavor can be bright, tart, peppery, and slightly bitter, depending on its maturity.
- Abgoosht – An Iranian stew. It is also called dizi which refers to the traditional stoneware crocks it is served in. Some describe it as a “hearty mutton Persian soup thickened with chickpeas.
- Adobo Chicken – A Filipino dish made by braising chicken legs (thighs and/or drumsticks) in a sauce made up of vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and black pepper.
- Aep Mu – A Northern Thai “soufflé” of egg, minced pork, herbs, and curry paste that is slowly grilled inside a banana leaf wrapper over a charcoal fire.
- Albondigas Soup – A simple soup base is made with sautéed onions, garlic, broth, and tomatoes. Into the bubbling soup you drop meatballs made with ground beef or ground turkey and rice. Carrots, green beans, and peas are also usually added to the soup.
- Aloo Gobi – The potato and cauliflower curry (aloo gobi) may have originated from Punjab’s fertile land, but it has become a well-loved vegetarian dish throughout India.
- Apaki – A Cretan delicacy that is typically prepared with cured pork loin which is smoked using a combination of wood and various herbs such as oregano.
- Arancini – Arancini are small rice balls filled with either ragu, tomato sauce, peas or my favorite mozzarella. Then they are coated in breadcrumbs and fried. The finished product is an orangey brown fried to perfection ball of cheesy risotto heaven that resembles a small orange.
- American Plums-The plums are eaten fresh and used in jellies and preserves.
- Abacaxi Pineapples-Abacaxi Pineapples have a sweet taste and are also known as the tastiest type amongst all. They are tall and spiny, and their flesh is juicy and white transparent in color.
- A&W Root Beer – A fizzy soft drink made with herbs and spices.
- Arby’s – American fast food sandwich restaurant.
- Almond Cookies – A cookie made of almond flour, almond extract, and sliced almonds.
- AirHeads – A taffy candy, their texture and taste can be described as “tangy” and “chewy”.
- Agave Syrup – natural sweetener sometimes used in place of cane sugar or corn syrup.
- Andagi – A sweet donut from Okinawa, Japan.
- Apas – Sugary cookies from the Philippines.
- Applesauce – Sweetened sauce made from apples and sugar.-A candy brand of mint chocolate covered sugar confectionery.
- Altoids – A brand of candy mints, sold primarily in distinctive metal tins.
- Astronaut Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich – This is the Original Astronaut Ice Cream sandwich. Chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate wafers, then freeze-dried.
- Abnabat – A kind of Persian hard candy made of sugar boiled with added flavors.
Foods That Start With B
What are some foods that start with the letter B?
- Baked Alaska – A sponge cake with an ice cream layer, it’s covered completely in meringue, which is either baked or torched to brown.
- Brownies – Square or rectangular chocolate dessert bars. Brownies may be either fudgy or cakey, depending on their density.
- Birthday Cake – A cake eaten as part of a birthday celebration. It is often layered and frosted. Small lit candles are placed on top representing the celebrant’s age.
- Boston Cream Pie – A dessert made with yellow butter cake, custard cream, and chocolate glaze.
- Banana Split – An ice cream dessert made with chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream sandwiched between two banana halves — it’s drizzled with chocolate and strawberry syrup, sprinkled with nuts, and topped with whipped cream and cherries.
- Boxed Cake – A convenient cake in a box easier than baking it from scratch. Many cake mixes are loaded with sugar, questionable chemicals, and sometimes even hidden trans fats.
- Banana Bread – A type of loaf made with mashed bananas. It is often a moist, sweet, cake-like quick bread; however there are some banana bread recipes that are traditional-style raised breads.
- Black Forest Cake – SO worth the process. A chocolate sponge cake layered with whipped cream and red cherry filling.
- Banoffee Pie – A dessert that’s a combination of ripe bananas, toffee, and a cookie crust.
- Bavarian Cream – A custard made with milk thickened with egg yolks, or gelatin with whipped cream, used as a filling to donuts, cream puffs, and eclairs.
- Bingsu – A Korean dessert made of finely shaved ice as its base, and is then loaded with fruits, syrups, and nuts
- Biscotti – A crispy cookies that’s perfect for dunking.
- Butter Pecan Ice Cream – A popular butter flavored vanilla ice cream with roasted pecans.
- Butter Cake – A basic cake made with butter, sugar, eggs, flour, and leavening agents such as baking powder or baking soda.
- Baklava – A layered pastry dessert made of filo pastry, filled with chopped nuts, and sweetened with syrup or honey.
- Bear Claw – A sweet, yeast-raised pastry, a type of Danish.
- Biscotti – An Italian almond cookie.
- Butterscotch Pudding – A luxuriously creamy and velvet-rich dessert made with salted caramel, fresh whipped cream, and toffee bits.
- Bubble Tea – A Taiwanese tea-based beverage containing sweet, chewy tapioca ball.
- Bundt Cake – A cake that is baked in a Bundt pan, shaping it into a distinctive doughnut shape.
- Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream – A super premium, U.S. ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet brand.
- Babka – a dense cake, although it looks a little like a bread. It’s a sweet yeast dough filled with fudgy chocolate or cinnamon in layers and baked.
- Banbury Cake – A spiced, oval-shaped, currant-filled pastry. Besides currants, the filling typically includes mixed peel, brown sugar, rum, and nutmeg.
- Bánh Bò – Bánh bò is a sweet, chewy sponge cake from Vietnam. It is made from rice flour, water, sugar, and yeast, and has a honeycomb-like appearance on the inside due to the presence of numerous small air bubbles.
- Battenberg Cake – Battenberg or Battenburg is a light sponge cake with different sections held together with jam. The cake is covered in marzipan and, when cut in cross section, displays a distinctive two-by-two check pattern colored pink and yellow.
- Baumkuchen – Baumkuchen is a kind of spit cake from German cuisine. It’s also a popular dessert in Japan.
- Berlingozzo – A simple Italian ring-shaped cake
- Better Than Sex Cake – A dessert made with chocolate cake mix with a moist center, and whipped cream covering the exterior
- Bika Ambon – Bika ambon or golden cake, is an Indonesian dessert made from tapioca flour, eggs, sugar, yeast and coconut milk.
- Black Bun – Also known as Scotch bun, this fruit cake typically contains raisins, currants, almonds, citrus peel, allspice, ginger, cinnamon and black pepper.
- Black Forest Cake – A chocolate sponge cake with a rich cherry filling based on the German dessert Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, literally “Black Forest Cherry-torte”.
- Blackout Cake – Sometimes called Brooklyn Blackout cake, is a chocolate cake filled with chocolate pudding and topped with chocolate cake crumbs.
- Blondie – A variety of dessert bar. It resembles a chocolate brownie, but substitutes vanilla in place of cocoa which gives it a “blonde” in stead of brown color.
- Bolo Rei – Also known as a three king’s cake, is a cake associated in many countries with Epiphany.
- Buccellato – A Sicilian circular cake. Buccellato contains figs and nuts. It is traditionally associated with Christmas in Sicily.
- Buckwheat Torte – A dessert that is a speciality of the Lüneburg Heath region of Lower Saxony in northern Germany.
- Bulla Cake – A rich Jamaican cake made with molasses and spiced with ginger and nutmeg, sometimes dark-colored and other times light-colored.
- Bundt Cake – A cake that is baked in a Bundt pan, shaping it into a distinctive doughnut shape.
- Butterkuchen – A simple German butter cake baked on a tray. Flakes of butter are distributed on the dough which, after baking, form the characteristic holes.
- Biscuits – The British word for cookies. A hard, flat and unleavened flour-based baked food product. They are usually sweet and may be made with sugar, chocolate, icing, jam, ginger or cinnamon.
- Bailey’s Cheesecake
Foods That Start With C
What are some foods that start with the letter C?
- Cobbler – A dessert consisting of a fruit filling poured into a large baking dish and covered with a batter, biscuit, or dumpling before being baked.
- Cheesecake – The main layer consists of soft, fresh cheese, eggs, and sugar. If there is a bottom layer, it consists of a crust made with crushed cookies, graham crackers, pastry, or sometimes sponge cake.
- Cake – A sweet dessert food made from flour, sugar, and other ingredients, that is usually baked.
- Cookies – A baked or cooked food that is typically small, flat and sweet – it usually contains flour, sugar, egg, and some type of oil, fat, or butter, as well as other ingredients such as raisins, oats, chocolate chips, or nuts
- Croissants – A buttery, flaky, pastry of Austrian origin – they are crescent shaped and made of a layered yeast-leavened dough
- Custard – A dessert made with sweetened milk, cheese, or cream cooked with egg or egg yolk to thicken it, and sometimes also flour, corn starch, or gelatin.
- Coconut Cream Pie – Features a thick and creamy coconut filling, crispy homemade pie crust, mounds of sweet whipped cream, and toasted coconut.
- Cupcakes – A small cake designed to serve one person, which may be baked in a small thin paper or aluminum cup. Typically topped with frosting, sprinkles and other decoratioins.
- Coffee Cake – A single layer cake with a sweet, cinnamon-infused flavor and streusel top made from flour, butter, and sugar.
- Coconut Cookies – A chewy or crunchy cookies made with shredded coconut.
- Carrot Cake – A cake that contains carrots mixed into the batter. Sometimes nuts are added into the cake batter, as well as spices such as cinnamon, ginger and ground mixed spice.
- Chocolate Pudding – A class of foods in the pudding family with chocolate flavors.
- Cherry Pie – A pie baked with a cherry filling. Traditionally, cherry pie is made with sour cherries rather than sweet cherries.
- Cake Pops – A form of cake styled as a lollipop. Cake crumbs are formed into small spheres before being given a coating of icing and attached to lollipop sticks.
- Cinnamon Rolls – A sweet baked dough filled with a cinnamon-sugar filling. Made with a rich dough leavened with yeast, their characteristic form is due to rolling a dough sheet containing sweetened cinnamon filling.
- Creme Brulee – A dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a layer of hardened caramelized sugar.
- Caramel Apples – Created by dipping or rolling apples-on-a-stick in hot caramel, sometimes then rolling them in nuts or other small savories or confections, and allowing them to cool.
Foods That Start With D
What are some foods that start with the letter D?
- Danish – A multilayered, laminated sweet pastry in the viennoiserie tradition.
- Dark Chocolate Mousse – Unlike chocolate pudding, dark chocolate mousse is not cooked. The addition of air leads to a fluffier consistency and lighter texture.
- Derby Pie – An embellished pecan pie, it’s sticky, sweet filling made with bourbon and chocolate chips, covered by a hard nut top and a pastry crust.
- Deep Fried Ice Cream – Small balls of frozen ice cream rolled in a batter and then deep fried. The coating generally acts as an insulating agent and the ice cream does not melt inside.
- Death By Chocolate Cake – A chocolate cake with 2 layers of fudgy chocolate cake, lots of mini chocolate chips, a creamy chocolate frosting and a chocolate ganache.
- Dutch Butter Cake – A rich, buttery treat that is not really a cake, but is not quite a cookie.
- Dirt Cake – An American cake made from sandwich cookies (like Oreos), vanilla pudding, and other ingredients to create a dessert that has a resemblance to soil or earth.
- Date Pudding – An English dessert also known as sticky date pudding. It’s a moist sponge cake, made with finely chopped dates, covered in a toffee sauce and often served with a vanilla custard or vanilla ice-cream.
- Dessert Dumplings – Dessert Dumplings are old-fashioned, foods that are pure fruity bliss! A great summer alternative to cobbler since you don’t need to turn on your oven.
- Dobos Torte – Hungarian sponge cake layered with chocolate buttercream and topped with caramel.
- Dump Cake – A super easy dessert that’s a cross between a cake and a cobbler. It gets its name because all the ingredients are literally dumped into a 9×13 baking dish.
- Dragonfruit Sorbet – A frozen dessert made from sugar-sweetened water, dragon fruit juice and purée.
- Dundee Cake – A traditional Scottish fruit cake. The cake is often made with currants, sultanas and almonds; sometimes, fruit peel may be added to it.
- Depression Cake – A cake made during the Great Depression. It includes little or no milk, sugar, butter, or eggs, because the ingredients were expensive or hard to obtain.
- Dove Bar – A mocha whipped cream and dark chocolate coated dessert popsicle perfect for after dinner in the summer.
- Dominican Cake – A chiffon-style cake. It is very buttery, ‘airy’ and moist. It virtually dissolves in your mouth.
- Donut Icebox Cake – A dessert that sandwiches salted maple whipped cream between donut slices.
- Diples – A Greek dessert made of thin sheet-like dough. Similar to angel wings, they are dipped in syrup rather than served dry. The dough is rolled into long, thin strips, fried and folded in hot oil.
- Dame Blanche – A sweet dessert consisting of vanilla ice cream with whipped cream, and warm molten chocolate.
- Dacquoise – A dessert cake made with layers of almond and hazelnut meringue and whipped cream or buttercream on a buttery biscuit base.
- Ding Dongs – A chocolate dessert cake produced and distributed in the United States by Hostess Brands.
- Devil’s Food Cake – A moist, rich chocolate layer cake. It is considered a counterpart to the white or yellow angel food cake.
- Doberge Cake – A layered dessert originating in New Orleans, Louisiana, adapted by local baker Beulah Ledner from the Hungarian Dobos torte.
- Donauwelle – A traditional sheet cake popular in Germany and Austria. It is made of layers of plain and chocolate pound cake combined to have a wavy border between them.
- Dulce de Leche – A pudding like dessert from Latin America prepared by slowly heating sugar and milk over a period of several hours.
- Do Nothing Cake – This old-fashioned cake gets its name because it’s very easy and is so delicious. You just mix this one with a spoon.
- Donut Tiramisu – Mascarpone is whipped with sugar, cocoa powder and salt, then spooned onto coffee-soaked donut halves.
- Dairy Queen Hot Fudge Sundae – A vanilla ice cream dessert with sprinkles, hot chocolate sauce (“hot fudge”), whipped cream, nuts, and a single bright-red maraschino cherry on top.
- Dessert Pizzas – They’re the perfect summer treat. Coming in chocolate, fruit-flavored, caramel, and cookie varieties.
- Dried Mango Squares – An American “bar cookie” that has the texture of a firm cake or softer than usual cookie. They are prepared in a pan, baked in the oven, and then cut into squares or rectangles.
Foods That Start With E
What are some foods that start with the letter E?
- Eclairs – Get ready for the most decadent ‘donut’ of your life. This French dessert pastry filled with fresh cream is very common in America and Europe. So good you don’t miss the donuts!
- Eccles Cake – An Eccles cake is a small, round pie stuffed with dried fruits, currants or candied fruit peel. It’s made from a flaky pastry with butter, similar to a turnover. And sometimes topped with demerara sugar and served with a wedge of cheese. Yum!
- Egg Custard – You never get tired of the classics. This dessert is based on sweetened milk, cheese, or cream cooked with egg or egg yolk to thicken it, and sometimes also flour, corn starch, or gelatin. It can be baked on its own or in a pie crust.
- Earl Grey Cookies – Bet you can’t eat just one. These cookies that have earl grey tea leaves stirred into the batter. Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookies are accented with aromatic Early Grey. The taste is unexpected, but crazy delicious.
- Edy’s Pie – This dessert was formerly known as Eskimo Pie. Vanilla ice cream coated with chocolate? Bring it on.
- Easter Chocolate Eggs – An Easter egg made of chocolate is totally over-the-top. Wrap in tin foil and hide them around the garden for children to search for during an Easter egg hunt.
- Eggo Waffles – Sliding into your morning like a champ. Eggo Waffles are a popular toaster oven breakfast treat. They are typically topped with syrup and butter, similar to pancakes. You could also top it with ice cream or cool whip—your call.
- English Pudding – This pudding dessert is a showoff. English pudding is a type of pudding traditionally served as part of the Christmas dinner in Britain, Ireland and in other countries where it has been brought by British and Irish immigrants.
- Elephant Ears – All we needed to hear was “Powdered sugar.” A popular, Canadian dessert snack that gets its name from the shape the dough takes once deep-fried – looking very similar to an elephant ear!
- Eli’s Cheesecake – When you can have chocolate and cheesecake together at the same time, who needs a boyfriend? Eli’s is a cheesecake company based in Chicago.
- English Butter Toffee – You’re better than store-bought toffee. Traditional English toffee is created without nuts, while American toffee is created with a variety of nuts.
- Egg Tart – Egg tarts are a Cantonese dessert which are derived from the English custard tart and Portuguese pastel de nata. These tarts consist of an outer pastry crust, which is filled with a creamy egg custard. These are often served at dim sum restaurants, or they can be made at home.
- Edinburg Rock – Nothing says mic drop like Edinburg Rock. This traditional Scottish, after dinner treat is a confection is made of sugar, water, cream of tartar, colorings and flavorings. It is formed into sticks, and has a soft and crumbly texture. Delicious!
- Eierschecke – A layer cake with a base layer of cake, a middle layer of quark cheesecake and a top layer of vanilla custard. Parts of it are covered with a glaze made of cream, whole egg, sugar and flour for thickening.
- Entenmann’s Pound Cake – The perfect pound cake. Entenmann’s is an American company that produces baked goods throughout the United States to supermarkets and other retailers. So addictive.
- Entremet – SO worth the process. Entremets in French cuisine historically referred to small dishes served between courses but in modern times more commonly refers to a type of dessert.
- Esterházy Torte – Prepare to fall crazy in love with this naked layer cake. Esterházy torta is a Hungarian cake named after Prince Paul III Anton Esterházy de Galántha.
- Eton Mess – Sundae, who? Eton mess is a traditional English dessert consisting of a mixture of strawberries, meringue, and whipped cream.
- English Trifle – A layered dessert featuring layers of yellow cake, cream, fresh fruit, and jam. You don’t have to eat it all in one sitting, but you probably will anyway.
- Empanadilla – Empanadillas are a thin dough that are filled with sweet or savory fillings. Like the Portuguese pastry, they can be baked in the oven or fried. Sweet emapanadillas are typically made with guava.
- Energy Bar – For on the go! Energy bars are supplemental bars containing cereals and other high energy foods targeted at people who require energy but don’t have time for a breakfast meal.
- Erdbeerkuchen – Don’t settle for less than fresh strawberries! A German strawberry pie that can be found during the Spring and Summer at every bakery and restaurant. Ja!
- Eddy Edibles Chocolate Chip Cookies – Eddy Edibles are a brand of chocolate chip cookies and other dessert treats. These cookies will satisfy even the most diehard choc-o-holic.
- Eggplant Cake (Chocolate) – Death by chocolate couldn’t be sweeter with decadent chocolate eggplant cake. This soft and moist dessert is filled and frosted in rich and creamy chocolate fudge. It’s absolutely DELICIOUS!
- Elderberry Pie – Some parts of the elderberry bush, when harvested and prepared correctly, are completely safe to eat.
- Ensalada de Frutas – Really impress your friends this summer. Spanish for “fruit salad” this dessert dish consists of fruit, either in their own juices or a with a syrup added.
- Elegant Cake – Elegant cakes are sophisticated and regal cakes usually served at wedding receptions.
- Eves Pudding – Eve’s pudding, also known as Mother Eve’s pudding, is a type of traditional British pudding made from apples baked under a Victoria sponge cake mixture. It’s easy to make at home, now you don’t have to go out to a restaurant for dessert.
- Ensaïmada – A pastry product from Spain. The flavor is a balance of sweet, salty, and fat (from the butter, eggs, and lard).
- Earl Grey Ice Cream – Earl Grey ice cream is a dessert with a unique flavor. This taste comes from bergamot oil, which has a slight citrus flavor. Worth it.
- Elvis Presley Cake – A moist pineapple and pecan cake that Elvis’ grandmother used to make. The story goes that he requested it every time he visited her.
Foods That Start With F
What are some foods that start with the letter F?
- Funnel Cake – Funnel cake is a lovely light batter fried until golden brown, most often topped with powdered sugar.
- Flan – Flan is a European and Latin dessert made up of a caramel topping and custard base that’s made with milk, eggs and sweetener.
- Fruit Cake – Traditional moist fruit cake is made with rum soaked dried fruit, citrus zest, and candied ginger.
- Frog Cake – An Australian dessert in the shape of a frog’s head, compose.
- Fudge Brownies – A chocolate brownie is a square or rectangular baked dessert. Brownies come in a variety of forms and may be either fudgy or cakey,
- Frozen Yogurt – A frozen dessert made with yogurt and sometimes other dairy and non-dairy products. Frozen yogurt is a frozen product containing the same basic ingredients as ice cream, but contains probiotic cultures.
- French Macaron – A sweet meringue-based confection made with egg white, icing sugar, granulated sugar, almond meal, and food coloring.
- Fig & Coffee Crumble Cake – Cake and crumble come together to create something truly tasty. Perfect served with tea and coffee, or with a dollop of whipped cream for dessert.
- Fritter – Deep-fried cakes of a yeast dough. Fruits (like apples) are coated with batter and deep-fried.
- Fruit Salad – A dessert consisting of various kinds of fruit, sometimes served in a liquid, either their own juices or a syrup.
- Fat Rascal – Closely related to the historical turf cake, is a type of cake, similar to a scone or rock cake in both taste and ingredients. It originated in Yorkshire at least as early as the 19th century.
- Financier – A small French almond cake, flavured with beurre noisette, usually baked in a small mold. Light and moist with a crisp, eggshell-like exterior, the traditional financier also contains egg whites, flour, and powdered sugar. The molds are usually small rectangular loaves similar in size to petits fours.
- Flourless Chocolate Cake – Given the absence of flour, this cake is less cakey and more fudgy in texture, with a bit of airiness from the egg whites that are whipped and then folded into the batter.
- Foam Cake – Cakes with very little (if any) fatty material such as butter, oil or shortening. They are leavened primarily by the air that is beaten into the egg whites that they contain.
- Fried Sweet Potato Pies – Creamy sweet potato filling in a buttery pie crust. Fried sweet potato hand pies are so easy to make homemade from scratch!
- Frankfurter Kranz – Acake specialty of Frankfurt, Germany. Preparation starts with the baking of a firm sponge cake in a ring shaped baking tin.
- Friand – They are often compared to muffins. Whereas a muffin is light and airy, a friand is rich and dense like a cake-like).
- Funing Big Cake – A cake from Funing County in tChina. It can be served as a tea cake or it can be fried.
- Ferrero Rocher Nutella Cheesecake – A rich, creamy, smooth and velvety cheesecake featuring Ferrero Rocher chocolate and Nutella hazelnut spread!
- Fortune Cookie – A crisp, after-dinner cookie usually made from flour, sugar, vanilla, and sesame seed oil with a piece of paper inside, a “fortune”, usually an aphorism. Most agree that they were invented in San Francisco.
Foods That Start With G
What are some foods that start with the letter G?
- Ginger Snaps
- Garash Cake
- Genoa Cake
- German Chocolate Cake
- Gingerbread House
- Gooey Butter Cake
- Groom’s Cake
- Green Leprechaun Shortbread – They’re the perfect St. Patrick’s Day dessert and work just as nicely for Christmas.
Foods That Start With H
What are some foods that start with the letter H?
- Hot Fudge Sundae
- Happy Cake
- Heavy Cake
- Herman Cake
- Hot Milk Cake
- Hummingbird Cake
Foods That Start With I
What are some foods that start with the letter I?
- Ice Cream – A sweetened frozen food typically eaten as a snack or dessert. It may be made from dairy milk or cream and is flavored with a sweetener, either sugar or an alternative, and a spice, such as cocoa or vanilla, or with fruit such as strawberries or peaches.
- Irish Coffee Soda Bread Pudding – A pudding dessert made with the addition of Irish soda bread and coffee.
- Italian Tiramisu – A coffee-flavored Italian dessert. It is made of ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese, flavored with cocoa.
- Imagawayaki – A Japanese dessert similar to a stuffed pancake. The batter is poured into a special cast-iron round grilled pan and grilled until crispy.
- Ice Cream Cake – A cake made of ice cream layers often eaten at birthdays.
- Ichigo Daifuku – A popular spring dessert, this soft and chewy strawberry mochi is stuffed with fresh juicy strawberry and sweet red bean.
- Indigo Cake – Indigo pigment was traditionally supplied to indigo cakes (also known as indigo blocks or indigo rocks). The purple pigment is extracted from leaves of indigo.
Foods That Start With J
What are some foods that start with the letter J?
- Jelly Roll Cake – Soft, sweet, and full of jam, this sponge cake is easy to roll and makes for a simple yet impressive dessert!
- Java Chip Bundt Cake – This cake is loaded with coffee and chocolate flavor. A white chocolate glaze on top adds the perfect touch.
- Joffre Cake – A chocolate buttermilk layer cake filled with chocolate ganache and frosted with chocolate buttercream.
- Jam Squares – An American “bar cookie” that has the texture of a firm cake or softer than usual cookie. They are prepared in a pan and then baked in the oven. They are filled with fruit jam and cut into squares/rectangles.
- Jackfruit Upside-Down Cake – An upside-down cake is a cake that is baked “upside-down” in a single pan, with its toppings at the bottom of the pan. It’s made with jackfruit instead of traditional pineapple.
- Jalapeno Brownies – Heating things up on a hot summer day with the jalapeno brownies. Serve them with dairy-free whipped cream or vegan vanilla ice cream for cool contrast.
- Jell-O Raspberry Bundt Cake – Jell-O is blended with chunks of angel food cake, raspberries, and whipped cream, then set in a bundt pan or mold of your choice. The result is truly heavenly!
- Jaffa Cakes – Biscuit-sized cakes named after Jaffa oranges. The most common form of Jaffa cakes are circular, 2+1⁄8 inches in diameter and have three layers: a Genoise sponge base, a layer of orange flavored jam and a coating of chocolate.
- Jaboticaba Ice-Cream – An ice cream dessert flavored with jaboticaba fruit. Jaboticaba berries are both sweet and acidic, with tough, tart skin and a pale, fleshy center that’s incredibly sweet.
- Japanese Banana Sushi – This yummy Japanese-inspired dessert combines bananas, chocolate, and pistachios.
- Jewish Apple Cake – A dense cake made with apples which originated in Poland. It is traditionally served during the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah.
- Jeweled Gelatin Torte – A holiday dessert featuring colorful Jell-O cubes and dainty ladyfingers.
- Jar Foods – Aka party in a jar, these fun, individual serving foods layers your favorite cake, frosting, fruit, sprinkles, and/or ice cream served in a mason jar.
- Jicama Apple Pie – A lot of recipes call for apple pie filling, which isn’t low carb. You can use a jicama filling instead which is much lower in sugar.
- Jailhouse Cake – Aka Oat cake is an easy cake spiced with cinnamon and a caramel coconut topping.
Foods That Start With K
What are some foods that start with the letter K?
- Key Lime Pie
- Kentucky Derby Cake
- King Cake
- Kiss Cookies – Hershey’s Kiss Cookies are soft and chewy chocolate cookies topped with a Kiss.
- Kiwi Squares – It is a rich and buttery dessert bar paired with a kiwi topping, the contrast of rich butter and slightly sweet and tart kiwi filling is magic.
- Keto Cheesecake – A dessert that’ll actually satisfy your sugar craving, without the sugar! Finally, a dessert that won’t destroy your diet.
- Korean Patbingsu – A popular South Korean dessert, its name meaning red bean ice flakes. It consists of shaved ice, condensed milk, and sweet azuki bean paste.
- Kite Cookies – A high-flying kite shaped dessert perfect for celebrating springtime or an uplifting occasion. Top with sprinkles and frosting.
- Kue Cubit
- Kek Lapis Sarawak
- Kyiv Cake
Foods That Start With L
What are some foods that start with the letter L?
- Lady Fingers
- Lemon Bars
- Lemon Meringue Pie
- Lane Cake
- Lardy Cake
- Layer Cake
- Linzer Torte
Foods That Start With M
What are some foods that start with the letter M?
- Madeira Cake
- Mug Cake
- Malt Loaf
- Marble Cake
- Međimurska Gibanica
- Molten Chocolate Cake
- Mint Julep Cake
- Make-Ahead Apple Pie
Foods That Start With N
What are some foods that start with the letter N?
- Neapolitan Ice Cream – An ice cream composed of three separate flavors arranged side by side in the same container, usually without any packaging in between.
- Nut Brittle – A confectionary dessert consisting of flat broken pieces of hard sugar candy embedded with nuts such as pecans, almonds, or peanuts, which are usually less than 1 cm thick.
- No Bake Cheesecake – A no-bake cheesecake “sets” by chilling in the fridge. The no-bake version is a lot softer and almost mousse-like.
- Nanaimo Bar – A bar dessert that requires no baking and is named after the city of Nanaimo, British Columbia. It consists of three layers: a wafer, nut, and coconut crumb base; custard icing in the middle; and a layer of chocolate ganache on top.
- Natillas – A Spanish custard made with milk and eggs.
- Neenish Tart – A tart made of sweet gelatine-set cream, mock cream, icing sugar paste, or lemon and sweetened condensed milk mixture, with dried icing on the top of the tart in two colors. A layer of raspberry jam is common.
- Norman Tart
- Napoleon Cake – A classic Russian cakes, made of very thin and flaky puff pastry cake layers and a smooth, rich and luscious pastry cream.
- Nectarine Upside-Down Cake – An upside-down cake is a cake that is baked “upside-down” in a single pan, with its toppings at the bottom of the pan. It’s made with nectarines instead of traditional pineapple.
- New-York Cheesecake – The larger, richer and more indulgent cousin of the traditional cheesecake.
- Nougat – An after-dinner sweet with coffee, crumble it over ice cream or use it in foods and puddings. It’s made of whipped egg whites, sugar and/or honey, and nuts.
- Nut Bread – A traditional bread eaten in Britain, made using dates and walnuts.
- Nesselrode Pudding – A luxurious ice pudding is based on chestnuts, which are poached in syrup and then rubbed through a sieve.
- Nesquik Chocolate Brownies – Nesquik chocolate drink powder can be used instead of cocoa powder as a substitute. Just reduce the amount of sugar the recipe calls for and substitute 2 tablespoons of Nesquik for every 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder.
Foods That Start With O
What are some foods that start with the letter O?
- Oreo Ice Cream
- Oatmeal Cookies
- Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie
- Orange Sorbet
- Oatmeal Pudding
Foods That Start With P
What are some foods that start with the letter P?
- Pound Cake
- Pumpkin Pie
- Pecan Pie
- Plum Pudding
- Peanut Butter Cookies
- Pop Overs
- Panna Cotta
- Pain d’épices
- Pandan Cake
- Petit four
- Pound Cake
- Prekmurska Gibanica
- Princess Cake
- Put Chai Ko
- Pepperponcini Pepper
Foods That Start With Q
What are some foods that start with the letter Q?
- Quick Bread
- Queen Cake
- Quaker Oats Cookies
- Quince Pie
- Queen of Puddings
- Quik Chocolate Brownies – These brownies are made with Nestle’s Quik Chocolate Drink powder instead of cocoa powder. Simply subtitute 2 tablespoons of Nesquik for every 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder.
- Quinoa Pudding – Like rice pudding,
- Quail Egg Crème Brulee
- Queijadinha Brazilian Coconut Tarts – A custard tart which originated in Brazil. There are many types of “queijadinhas”, but the traditional one is prepared with these main ingredients: grated coconut and cheese, sweetened condensed milk, sugar, butter and egg yolks.
- Quesito – Quesito is a cream cheese-filled pastry twist from Puerto Rico.
- Quark Chocolate Mousse
- Quinault Strawberry Shortcake
- Queso Fresco Cheesecake – A rich, decadent, and cheesy cheesecake topped with dulce de leche, cinnamon crema, and nuts.
Foods That Start With R
What are some foods that start with the letter R?
- Red Velvet Cake
- Raisin Bread
- Rhubarb Pie
- Rice Pudding
- Red Bean Cake
- Red Velvet Cake
- Rigó Jancsi
- Rock Cake
- Rosca de Reyes
- Rum Baba
- Rum Cake
- Ruske Kape
Foods That Start With S
What are some foods that start with the letter S?
- Soda bread
- Sticky Toffee Pudding
- Sponge cake
- Strawberry Shortcake
- Sugar Cookies
- Sweet Potato Pie
- Sweet Rolls
- Scotch Bun – Also known as Black bun, this fruit cake typically contains raisins, currants, almonds, citrus peel, allspice, ginger, cinnamon and black pepper.
Foods That Start With T
What are some foods that start with the letter T?
- Tapioca Pudding
- Truffes (Chocolate Covered)
- Tarta de Santiago
- Tea Loaf
- Tin Roof Pie
- Tipsy Cake
- Torta Alla Monferrina
- Torta Caprese
- Torta de Nata
- Torta Maria Luisa
- Torta Tre Monti
- Tottenham Cake
- Tres leches Cake
- Tula Pryanik
- Tunis Cake
- Tunnock’s Teacake
- Three Kings Cake – A cake associated in many countries with Epiphany. Its form and ingredients are variable, but in most cases a fève such as a figurine, often said to represent the Christ Child, is hidden inside. After the cake is cut, whoever gets the fève wins a prize.
Foods That Start With U
What are some foods that start with the letter U?
- Upside Down Cake
- Ube Ice Cream
- Utah Scones
- Unglazed Donuts
- Utap Cookies
Foods That Start With V
What are some foods that start with the letter V?
- Vanilla Cream Pie
- Vanilla Pudding
- Victoria Sponge Cake
- Velvet Cake
- Vegan Pudding
- Volcano Cake
- Viennese Whirls
- Velvet Cake
- Vintage Strawberry Shortcake
Foods That Start With W
What are some foods that start with the letter W?
- Watermelon Ice Cream
- Wacky Cake
- Walnut Pie
- Wedding Cake
- Welsh Cake
- White Sugar Sponge Cake
- Wine Cake
- White Chocolate Cake
Foods That Start With X
What are some foods that start with the letter X?
- X-mas Cake – Christmas cake is a type of cake, often fruitcake, served at Christmas time in many countries.
- Xangos Mexican Cheesecake – Xangos, or fried cheesecake chimichangas, is a delicious Mexican dessert often served with whipped cream or ice cream.
- X-mas Cookies – X-mas (Christmas) cookies/biscuits are traditionally sugar cookies or biscuits cut into various shapes related to Christmas.
- Xaxu – A Spanish confectionary dessert made with almond buds and sugar.
- Xylocarp Cupcakes – Delicious cupcakes featuring xylocarp fruit.
- Xoi La Cam – A Vietnamese dessert belonging to the group of xôi dishes that are made with a base of sticky rice.
- Xuixo Pastry – Xuixo is a viennoiserie pastry from the Spain. It is a deep-fried, sugar-coated cylindrical pastry filled with cream.
- Xiāng Jiāo Dàn Gāo (Banana Bread) – Xiangjiao is Chinese for banana. Make some banana bread for dessert. So easy!
- Xiaodianxin (Cookies) – A butter cookie made without eggs.
- Xi Gua Lao – A jelly dessert made with watermelon, cherries, vanilla, and agar. Another originating from Beijing.
- Xingren Donfu – A popular dessert in China and Beijing consists of almond or kernel milk, agar or gelatin, and sweetened with sugar.
- Xigua Popsicles – An African watermelon, xigua can be cut up and made into popsicles by freezing it or just eaten plain at your next picnic.
- Xurros – The Spanish spelling for churros, these fried dough treats originate from Spanish and Portuguese cuisine.
- Xocolatl Drink – A delicious Aztec liquid hot chocolate drink that’s perfect with dessert. Add some spice with chili peppers.
Foods That Start With Y
What are some foods that start with the letter Y?
- York Peppermint Pattie
- Yogurt Cake
- Yule Log
- Yam Pudding
- Yellow Cake
Foods That Start With Z
What are some foods that start with the letter Z?
- Zeppole – An Italian pastry consisting of a deep-fried dough ball of varying size but typically about 4 inches diameter. This fritter is usually topped with powdered sugar, and may be filled with custard, jelly, cannoli-style pastry cream, or a butter-and-honey mixture.
- Zebra Cakes – This classic snack is made with moist yellow cake, layered with creme, covered in white icing and then it’s decorated with delicious fudge stripes.
- Zuccotto Ice Cream – An Italian dessert with origins in Florence. Zuccotto is a semi-frozen, chilled dessert made with alchermes, cake and ice cream.
- Zucchini Bread – Zucchini bread tastes like the combination of spices you add to the batter. This zucchini bread, however, also tastes like vanilla and brown sugar.
- Zimtsterne – A Christmas cookie, originally from Swabia in Southwest Germany, made from foam of whipped egg white, sugar, at least 25% almonds, cinnamon and a maximum of 10% flour. It is most popular in Germany and Switzerland.
- Zwieback – Zwieback is a type of crisp, sweetened bread, made with eggs and baked twice. It originated in East Prussia.
- Zabaione – An Italian dessert, or sometimes a beverage, made with egg yolks, sugar, and a sweet wine. Some versions of the recipe incorporate spirits such as cognac. The dessert version is a light custard, whipped to incorporate a large amount of air.
- Zwetschkenknödel – Delicious plum dumplings. Zwetschken are German for plums. Knödel are dumplings. The word is utterly unprounouceable unless you are German.
- Zserbó – One of the most famous Hungarian foods, along with Somlói Galuska and Kürtőskalács.
- Zeeuwse Bolus – a sweet pastry of Jewish origin from the Dutch province of Zeeland. They are made by baking a white bread dough rolled in dark brown sugar in a spiral shape, lemon zest and cinnamon.
- Žemlovka – A sweet bread pudding made of apples and rohlíks or veka, soaked in sweet milk. Another variant uses pears instead of apples. The meal is a traditional part of Czech and Slovak cuisine and often appears in canteens.
- Zingers Hostess Cakes – Zingers are flavored vanilla cakes with icing. Zingers come in chocolate, vanilla, and raspberry flavors. They’re filled with tasty crème that will leave your taste buds dancing.
- Zuger Kirschtorte
What is the difference between junk foods and foods?
The most basic difference between junk foods and foods are that foods are eaten after a meal. Junk foods can be eaten anywhere. Foods (like cakes, pies, and ice cream) are typically presented on a plate or bowl and eaten with utensils. Some foods, like pastries and cookies, can be eaten without utensils.
What are the most popular foods in America?
The most popular foods in the U.S. are cheesecake, cupcakes, Jell-O, carrot cake, apple pie, ice cream, brownies, chocolate chip cookies, and chocolate cake.