Looking for unusual, yummy Thai Desserts to put a fun spin on your next Asian meal?
This article is a must-read for you as it has many authentic, scrumptious Thai Dessert recipes.
Looking for something authentic and classically Thai? We got you.
Some of these will take some practice to make, but if you are really looking to start making Thai food at home, we think you will like these options.
I bet you try Thai Banana Coconut Milk or Shaved Thai Dessert first; these are two of the simplest desserts to make and will always leave you craving for more.
If you are looking for something sweet and flavorful for the next get together, then try Thai Tea Cake or Thai Tea Molten Lava Cake.
If you want something to help with a fussy toddler (or spouse) at the dinner table, offer them Pumpkin In Coconut Milk.
Many of these are quick and easy to make, fairly inexpensive, and a nice distraction.
Some need you to have a steamer pot, a special noodle maker, and pandan paste, but we’ve included links to those below!
Take your pick!
It is a famous Thai Dessert.
Available on most Thai restaurant menus, this one is a contemporary classic.
You can make it with just six ingredients: glutinous rice, coconut cream, ripe mangoes, sesame seeds, salt and some sugar, of course!
It tastes best with sweet and ripe mangoes, topped with delicious coconut cream. (Which is the rich, thick top from a can of coconut milk.)
While the rice adds some density, this dessert can be a perfect end to any Asian meal without being a gut-buster.
These delicious, mouth watering and insanely refreshing desserts can be prepared in a few minutes.
You only need banana, coconut milk and ice to make this yummy dessert.
You can have it as a snack or make your breakfast super delicious or have it after a meal.
The point is, this yummy dessert is so good!
This one’s a common street food in Thailand.
The green noodles (yep, noodles) in sweet icy water gives a unique and refreshing taste.
Try this dessert and you will be awed by the earthy green color, and it’s always fun to eat pasta as a dessert.
This calls for pandan paste, which you can find online, and a lod chong press.
Its Thai name is Kanom Kluay; it is a Thai banana bread.
It looks like the ingredients combine quickly.
Try this gluten-free and vegan dessert out, this scrumptious, simple, moist and spongy cake will be surely loved by your family and friends.
The recipe gives directions for making the banana leaf cups to cook these in, but you can use ramekins too.
Also, you may need this calculation converter tool for the measurements if you aren’t too sure about metrics in the kitchen.
Get the steamer pot here.
This is a common street food in Thailand.
It is super simple and easy to make.
You can make it when you are short on time.
Add sticky rice on the side if you want this to be a denser dessert.
With fresh coconut and a dollop of Greek yogurt, this one’s going to hit the spot.
This beautiful, unique, mouth watering and so classic dessert is simple and easy.
The yummy and chewy red rubies covered in syrup, coconut milk and ice is refreshingly delicious and a lovely treat for the eyes (and the mouth!).
You’ll make some jasmine water and serve it with jackfruit.
This is an unusual dish that has some great steps in the recipe to help you get from point A to point B.
Try this out to impress your friends and family at the dinner table.
This one is quite simple yet utterly delicious (if you love bananas).
This super simple recipe is loved by all and is a popular street food in Thailand.
It is a perfect way to utilize those old bananas and can be served with ice cream with coconut drizzled over the fried bananas.
Try it out as everyone will love this super yummy treat.
It is called Che Thai and is the easiest among Thai desserts.
All you have to do is mix the coconut milk in the fruit cocktail.
And BAM! It’s ready to be devoured.
A refreshingly cool treat that will never fail to soothe you in those hot weather.
This can be a perfect addition if you are looking for some delicious, light and flavorful cake for your next get together.
This Thai Tea Cake is easy to make, and the heavenly crunchy biscuit base makes it a perfect combination with tea.
It will make your tea time even more loveable.
Its Thai name is Nam Kang Sai.
It is a layered dessert, and can be easily assembled.
Toppings are totally up to your mood.
It will not only satisfy your sweet tooth but the yummy crushed ice with syrup will also cool you down.
The combination of bread, basil seeds and red syrup is always loved by the kids.
It is a perfect dessert to make you feel refreshed in hot weather.
Bua Loy is a Thai word which means “floating lotus.”
This delight is not only a treat to taste buds but also the eyes.
The beautiful green and orange balls floating in the creamy coconut sea with heavenly good fragrance makes it extremely mouth watering and irresistible.
This recipe is easy to make and requires some time but the end result will be worth all the effort and time.
Unlike other molten lava cakes this dessert has an Asian touch and it’s also easy to make.
This loaded coconut cake with a burst of thai tea curd inside will taste best at tea time.
Who doesn’t love a surprise in the middle?!
It can be a perfect addition to the menu of your next high tea.
This cake has a crusty top and is super moist, rich and soft inside.
It’s not overly sweetened and will be loved by all due to its amazingly crunchy outside soft inside texture.
The batter is very simple to prepare with only 7 ingredients and will be baked in 15 minutes.
You’ll be popular at the dinner table with this dessert.
14. Thai Mango Cake
This cake has vanilla or coconut base with mango frosting and fresh mango toppings.
This cake is simple, moist and the delicious sweet mangoes make it extremely mouth watering and appetizing.
It is a perfect dessert in summers as its tropical taste offers a refreshing burst of mango flavor.
Mung Bean pudding is called Tao Suan in Thailand.
It is served hot with coconut cream on top to make it more flavorful.
It is an unusual, rich dessert that can be made in a short time with easy steps.
Wondering if mango ice cream can be made at home ?
Yes! It can and without all the ice cream maker hassle, you just need a blender to mix all ingredients and it’s ready to be served.
Just remember the icecream rule:1 part liquid and 3 parts frozen ingredients, give it a spin and fresh and fruity ice cream is ready to savor in the hot and burning weather.
This dessert has rich and bold flavors.
The creamy coconut milk and the mango flavor make a good combination that can be enjoyed after a spicy meal.
This simple yet flavorful dish will definitely be a spotlight on the dinner table and everyone will crave for more.
This is a traditional Thai Dessert, it is often made inside the pumpkin shell but we can ditch all the fuss and make it easy.
So why not!
Instead add the cooked pumpkin in the custard and steam it.
The delicious, slightly sweet dessert will become your favorite dessert.
Crepes are simple to make when you have the right batter, and with this recipe crepes turn out just fine and delish.
Crepes with Pandan cream makes an amazing combo and can be an impressive dessert or even a brunch dish.
Try this recipe out and make your loved ones happy.
This dessert can be made with just 2 ingredients: bananas and spring roll/egg roll/wonton wrappers.
This recipe turns out perfect every single time.
Serve it with ice cream scoops or whipped cream and drizzle chocolate syrup on the crepes.
It’s a simple way to satisfy a sweet tooth with rich fruit.
The rolled ice cream is the trending dessert and is popular everywhere, but it’s originally a Thai Dessert.
You can easily make it at home with some simple steps.
Just put the fruits you love with the heavy creamy milk and Chop! Chop! until it gets smooth, spread it over a tray and freeze overnight.
Just roll it up when frozen and sprinkle anything of your choice or drizzle on your favorite syrup.
Thai crispy rice cakes (nang let) are very popular in Thailand, available everywhere from street vendors to huge supermarkets and they make great to-go snacks.
The ingredient list for these Khao Taen is pretty short but the chef definitely feels using sticky rice is the way to get light, tender cakes.
Just make the rice cakes, dehydrate them, fry them and let cool.
Then drizzle some cane sugar over the rice cake.
This Thai dessert is quick and easy to make.
This flavorful yet inexpensive dessert will amaze you with its refreshing sight and simplicity.
It’s a good choice if you have guests around and you don’t have time to cook.
This one also makes a better-for-you option for the kids at snack time.
The bottom line
Next time when you are craving something sweet and a bit different from the usual American bakery cakes and cookies, try these recipes out and make heavenly delicious delights for yourself.
Get even more Thai! Bookmark these lists of 13 Thai Soup recipes, 17 Thai Sides, and 18 Thai Appetizers!
- Mango Sticky Rice
- Thai Banana Coconut Milk Dessert
- Lod Chong Thai
- Thai Banana Steamed Cake
- Thai Grilled Pineapple
- Red Rubies Dessert
- Thai Fried Banana
- Fruit Cocktail In Coconut Milk
- Thai Tea Cake
- Shaved Ice Thai Dessert
- Thai Rice Dumplings In Coconut Milk
- Thai Tea Molten Lava Cake
- Thai Coconut Cake
- Thai Mango Cake
- Mung Bean Pudding
- Thai Mango Ice Cream
- Thai Mango Pudding
- Thai Steamed Custard With Pumpkin
- Thai Crepes With Pandan Cream
- Thai Fried Bananas
- Thai Rolled Ice Cream
- Thai Sweet Crispy Rice Cake
- Pumpkin In Coconut Milk
- Is it Thai food night at your place? Thai Desserts for the win.
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