What is another word for desserts?

Pronunciation: [dɪzˈɜːts] (IPA)

Desserts are the sweet delicacies that people crave after a wholesome meal. There are several synonyms for the word desserts, such as sweets, treats, confections, pastries, puddings, and delicacies. Sweets imply something sugary and indulgent like candy or chocolates. Treats suggest something special or rewarding, like ice cream or a baked good. Confections are sugary delicacies like cakes, cookies, and candies. Pastries, on the other hand, are baked goods like croissants, danishes, and turnovers. Puddings include creamy desserts like custard, rice pudding, or tapioca. Finally, delicacies embody all kinds of luxurious desserts that people indulge in, such as sorbets, mousse, and flan.

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Usage examples for Desserts

Mrs. Colfax was proud of her table, proud of her fried chickens and corn fritters and her desserts.
"The Crisis, Volume 7"
Winston Churchill
They did not bother with the meats and vegetables, but they mixed batter cakes, and made all kinds of elaborate desserts, and exchanged these treasures and the recipes for them with other ladies in the neighborhood.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society"
Upton Sinclair
Frozen desserts are the only ones fit for the tropics; and I've even learned to drink iced-tea."
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

Famous quotes with Desserts

  • Sort STRESSED en arrière, et vous obtenez desserts. Vous pouvez inverser le stress en mangeant desserts. La vie est douce!
    Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
  • Spell STRESSED backwards, and you get desserts. You can reverse stress by eating desserts. Life is sweet!
    Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
  • Whenever you're stressed, remember that stressed is nothing but desserts spelled backwards. Stressed and desserts are thus interconnected in a sweet way. You can probably reverse the feelings of being stressed by eating desserts. So, say farewell to stress in your life, and welcome delicious desserts.
    Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

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