For people who are food fanatic or have a highly strong sweet tooth, we have a list of top ten luxurious and exotic desserts from the around the world. Keep reading to find out whether these are made from cream, chocolate, flour, gold or diamonds.
10. Diamond-Studded Fruit Cake
This fruitcake is a creation of Japanese chef Jeong Hong-Yong. Costing $1.65 million, the cake is studded with diamonds. This edible luxury took nearly six months to develop. It is considered the world’s most expensive dessert. There are 223 small diamonds but the other ingredients are not known. It was on display at the Takashimaya Department store in 2005.
9. Strawberries Arnaud
This takes the second position in the top ten lists. It is not a simple recipe of sliced strawberries. The desert costs $1.4 million due to a 4.7 carat pink diamond ring that comes along with this luxury treat. The ring once belonged to English royal finance advisor Sir Ernest Cassel. It is available at Arnaud’s restaurant, New Orleans French Quarter. The exotic dessert is served with Charles X crystal liquor worth$24,850.
8. Platinum Cake
The cake is designed by Japanese pastry chef Nobue Ikara. It comes with edible platinum flakes and adorns the fine jewelry worn by women in Japan. It costs $130,000 and is dedicated to famous women like Rinko Kikuchi and Chie Kumazawa. The cake was on display in 2007 by Platinum Guild International.
7. Frozen Haute Chocolate
Serendipity 3 based in New York presents the Frozen Haute Chocolate covered with diamonds for chocoholics. Priced at $25,000, this hot chocolate is a blend of 28 cocoas and edible five grams of 23-carat gold. It is served in a goblet decorated with edible 18 carat gold. Not only this, there is a diamond bracelet at the base and a gold spoon that comes along with it.
6. Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence
Created in 2007, this exotic dessert takes the fifth position. It is available on special request at the Sri Lankan luxury hotel the Fortress. It consists of Italian Cassata topped with Irish cream, pomegranate compote, mango and gold leaf. The dessert also comes with a miniature chocolate-based fisherman sculpture that hangs onto a stilt in an 80-carat aquamarine. Priced at $14,500, it pays a tribute to stilt fishing.
5. Chocopologie by Knipschildt
This is the most expensive chocolate truffle in the world. It is available on special order at Fritz Knipschildt’s store in Connecticut. The dessert is priced $250 per piece.
4. White Truffle
This is one of the most refined truffles from around the world. It sells for a price between $3,000 and $5,000 per kilogram and available in the Piedmont region of Northern Italy.
3. Sultan’s Golden Cake
This is one of the best tasting desserts available at the Ciragan Palace, Istanbul. The cake takes about 72 hours of preparation time. Priced at $1,000, this luxurious treat is a perfect mix of apricot, fig, quince and pears.
2. Noka’s Vintage Collection
Noka is also very popular for its finest chocolates. Its Vintage Collection has a unique classic aroma and is priced at $854 per pound.
1. Chocolate Variation
Served at Italian restaurant Mezzaluna in Bangkok, this expensive dessert features edible golden leaves and champagne serbet. It sells for a price of $640. Perigord truffles, chocolate cake and strawberry chocolate mousse are also a part of this treat..