Desserts

Tiramisu

Traditional Tiramisù

The literal translation of tiramisu is “pick me up,” so this quintessential Italian dessert is a perfect pick-me-up after a multi-course Italian meal. Just be sure to prep it a day in advance, as the tiramisu needs to chill in the refrigerator for at least 24 hours before serving.

Banana-Coco Nut Butter Toast

Banana-Coco Nut Butter Toast

With tropical flair and energy-boosting chia seeds, this open-faced sandwich is the perfect breakfast to get you up and going in the morning.

Crema Catalana

Crema Catalana: Spanish Creme Brulee

Crema Catalana is a Catalonian dessert, and the crème brulée-like crust is typically made with a spiral iron. But you can just as easily use a broiler.

Olive Oil Cake

Spanish Olive Oil Cake

Fear not! While this olive oil cake may have many components and steps, the basic recipe actually a lot easier to make than you’d think. Jamie Bissonnette, curator of the Spain Box, serves the full dish at his restaurant, Toro, though the cake is also delicious on its own served with coffee or tea.

Cheesecake

Dulce de Leche Cheesecake

Made with some of the best items from the Brazil and Argentina Boxes, this no-bake cheesecake is rich and indulgent. Just be sure to leave some time for chilling, as the cheesecake will need a few hours to set before serving.

Gooey Swedish Fudge Cookies

Gooey Fudge Cookies

This classic cookie recipe has a little surprise when you bite inside: a delicious, melted fudge center. In case you’ve run out of fudge, feel free to swap the filling with any other. Our favorites include jam, chocolate, peanut butter, or fruit paste.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeu and Juliet

A quick snack or a light dessert, Romeu and Juliet is a dish of two simple ingredients that don’t seem to match, similar to the famous Shakespearian protagonists. But together, goiabada—guava paste) and cows’ milk cheese a sumptuous dish.

Swedish Chocolate Cookie Milkshakes

Swedish Chocolate Cookie Milkshakes

Imagine your classic cookies and cream milkshake, but better. That’s right! We said it, and we dare you to try it. With Gille’s double chocolate crips from the Sweden Box, these milkshakes are absolutely irresistible.

Ice Cream Bars

Ice Cream Bars

These ice cream bars are the perfect antidote to this summer’s sweltering heat. Plus, you only need 3 ingredients to make them: a pint of ice cream, truffles from the Holiday Box, and Brazil nut cookies from the Brazil Box.