Looking for the best black sesame desserts? This nutty list is a round-up of the tastiest desserts with black sesame seeds!
Black sesame is such a uniquely delicious flavour, it's perfect in a sweet dessert.
Typically found in many Japanese, Chinese and other Asian cuisines, this list includes both traditional and modern fusion black sesame dessert recipes to try!
- 1. Black Sesame Shortbread with Matcha Dip
- 2. Black Sesame Yuzu Tart
- 3. Black Sesame Mochi
- 4. Black Sesame Soup Dessert
- 5. Black Sesame Muffins
- 6. Black Sesame Sweet Rice Balls (Tang Yuang)
- 7. Black Sesame Ice Cream
- 8. Miso Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Black Sesame
- 9. Japanese Black Sesame Steamed Cakes
- 🥮 More Sweet Ideas!
1. Black Sesame Shortbread with Matcha Dip
These black sesame cookies are the perfect combo of Japanese and western flavours. The buttery crumbly shortbread is filled with black sesame seeds that toast deliciously in the oven.
Dip your sesame shortbread in a matcha and white chocolate mixture for the perfect Asian fusion dessert!
2. Black Sesame Yuzu Tart
This Japanese-inspired Black Sesame Tart with Yuzu curd is such a delicious tartlet, a must-try if you are into citrusy desserts and/or anything Japanese!
3. Black Sesame Mochi
This black sesame mochi is toasty from all the sesame seeds and chewy from all the sweet rice flour, making it an addictive black sesame dessert or snack!
4. Black Sesame Soup Dessert
A 3-ingredient recipe for a quick & easy black sesame soup, which is a tasty and nutritious traditional Chinese dessert.
5. Black Sesame Muffins
Hearty black sesame muffins made with black sesame seeds, bananas and brown sugar. Then topped with pumpkin seeds and turbinado sugar.
6. Black Sesame Sweet Rice Balls (Tang Yuang)
This simple Black Sesame Tang Yuan recipe is going to wok your world. Also known as black sesame sweet rice balls, they're chewy, sweet, and oh so satisfying. They make for a perfect traditional black sesame dessert, no matter the occasion.
7. Black Sesame Ice Cream
An easy recipe for Japanese-style Black Sesame Ice Cream! Simple and delicious!
8. Miso Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Black Sesame
These miso peanut butter chocolate chip cookies have crystallized ginger and are dipped in black sesame seeds for a chewy salty-sweet treat!
9. Japanese Black Sesame Steamed Cakes
Japanese Steamed Cakes, also called Mushi Pan, are light and fluffy lightly sweetened steamed cakes. These black sesame cakes are great for tea time or breakfast!
🥮 More Sweet Ideas!
If you’re looking for more sweet ideas for delicious desserts and sweet treats? For more Asian-inspired desserts why not check out some of these other favourite recipes!
Or check out this collection of the best matcha dessert recipes!
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