New Year’s Eve is the time to make resolutions for the new year to be happy and filled with prosperity. So whether your New Year’s plan involves a swanky late-night party or a warm family gathering in your living room- the best way to complement your new year’s eve is to be surrounded by delicious celebratory treats like cakes, trifles, puddings, canapés and cookies.
Here, we have listed some of the more popular New Year’s Eve desserts to consider adding to your upcoming New Year’s Eve dessert menu. Keep reading to find out why!
Eggnog bars are a seasonal classic, the perfect dessert for New Year’s Eve. Even if eggnog isn’t your favourite drink, fudgy eggnog bars might win you over with their smooth, creamy texture. By adding brandy, rum or bourbon into the mix, you can prepare bars worth toasting to.
When preparing for your New Year’s Eve party, nothing could be more traditional and symbolic than a chocolate-almond log cake. These log cakes represent and sweetly celebrate the French custom of families burning yule logs to ward off bad luck.
This New Year’s Eve, go for a mouth-watering, multi-tier mousse cake with creamy-textured layers of chocolate, caramel or butterscotch in between. Fudgy layers of whisked chocolatey goodness perfectly complement the silky smooth mousse and moist cake without making the dish too dense or heavy.
You can bring the holiday joy of Christmas and New Year’s Eve together with a boozy, rich and rolling, fruity yet spiced up the plum pudding. Figgy textured, freshly plum pudding glazed with aromatic spices and liquor can instantly ignite the festive spirit at your party.
Accompany champagne with orange zest and dried cranberries with the plum pudding for a festive start to the New Year. You can even re-purpose your leftover Christmas pudding with different toppings and ice-cream flavours as well.
No-bake caramel cheesecake is another must-have dessert addition for your New Year’s Eve dessert menu. With the buttery caramel flavours in conjunction with irresistibly sweet hints of vanilla, this cheesecake is perfect to share while waiting for the countdown on New Year’s Eve!
Pavlova with gelato is a must-have on New Year’s Eve. With assorted toppings, fresh fruit pulp, whipped creams, melted marshmallows and syrups, Pavlova is an absolute favourite.
With sweet, crunchy meringue edges on the outside and an incredibly light and fluffy inside, a pavlova with gelato is undoubtedly a show-stopping New Year’s Eve dessert.
A gorgeous, fancy champagne cake with flairs of fresh strawberries on New Year’s Eve is timeless. We all know champagne and strawberries are the deadliest combinations, especially when they’re baked into spongy sweetness! With layers of strawberry frosting and sprinkles of champagne, you can stir up the party with this classic dessert.
Crème Brûlée is the ultimate New Year’s Eve delicacy. With its rich, super moist and creamy custard and crunchy caramelised topping, Crème Brûlée is undoubtedly a show-stealer! On top of all that, this classic French custard is incredibly easy to prepare, yet is the fanciest of them all! It only takes cream, vanilla, eggs and sugar, to make this smooth textured custard, and you can do so just 24 hours ahead of time! For a more dynamic taste, you can add a touch of maple flavouring and toasted hazelnuts on top of the crunchy topping.
So here you have it, a list of the most iconic and delicious desserts anyone could ask for on New Year’s Eve. These desserts will suit any party, big or small! If you’re a big dessert fan, check out Pud for All Seasons for rich, hand-made puddings; not just for New Year’s Eve, but all seasons as the name suggests! Happy New Year.
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