Dessert Recipes from Across the Globe

Germany: Oma's Apfelkuchen My husband’s German family calls this Oma’s apfelkuchen, which translates to "Grandma’s apple cake."

They’ve been sharing the recipe for more than 150 years. I use Granny Smith apples, but any variety works.

Lebanon: Rose Water Rice Pudding Rose water rice pudding is a popular Middle Eastern treat.

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Pomegranate seeds and chopped pistachios add a simple yet elegant touch to this floral Lebanese specialty.

Mexico: Classic Tres Leches Cake Tres leches means "three milks." This cake gets its name because it uses three kinds of milk—evaporated, condensed and cream. 

This tres leches cake's light and airy texture has made it a classic in Mexican kitchens for generations.

India: Kulfi I grew up near Little India in California, and I loved the desserts from Indian sweets shops.

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