Whip something up for a Diwali sweet during festive season, celebration or just to satisfy your sweet tooth.
If you are looking for a traditional Indian dessert recipe, I have tons of those up too including most popular Indian desserts like Kaju Katli
I hope this post gives you some new inspiration to create in the kitchen. Whether you are a pro or a beginner, there is something here for everyone.
All recipes are vegetarian on my site. All bakes are eggless. Where possible, I also offer alternative vegan options.
Fusion Dessert Recipes
Pistachio cupcakes with a saffron cream cheese frosting! Inspired by the flavors of Kesar Pista Ice Cream. Saffron strands are are soaked in milk. That saffron milk is used to infuse the cream cheese mixture. This is used as a frosting!
Kesar Pista Cupcakes (Saffron Pistachio)
Pistachio cupcakes with a cream cheese saffron topping! Easy to make cupcakes use ground pistachios for a delicious flavor.
An Italian twist to the traditional milk barfi for a fun Indian fusion twist! Espresso soaked cookies, topped with melt in your mouth barfi and finished with cocoa powder. If you are looking for a fun new Indian dessert to shake things up at your next party, this is it!
Inspired by one of the most popular Indian desserts, next up is Gulab Jamun Ice Cream. Heavy whipping cream and condensed milk are two of the main ingredients to make this saffron, cardamom ice cream that has a hint of rose. Add in some sweet gulab jamuns and top with rose petals for garnish.
Another idea is to use ready made vanilla ice cream. Add in mini gulab jamuns and saffron milk for an even quicker treat.
Creamy and Easy Gulab Jamun Ice Cream
Creamy and dreamy gulab jamun ice cream takes the very popular flavor profile of gulab jamuns and adds it to ice cream for an Indian fusion treat! This is lightly saffron and rose flavored with a hint of cardamom.
Thandai baklava is one of the most unique Indian fusion desserts. Layers of phyllo sheets with a delicious thandai nut mixture in between are baked and topped with a sugar syrup. Try it out for your next special occasion!
Indian Baklava – Thandai flavors Indian fusion
Indian flavors meet a Greek dessert in this Indian fusion sweet treat. Flavors are inspired by Thandai.
A heavenly sweet treat combining Parle G and chocolate! Parle G cookie butter truffles are a fun treat that has a chocolate chai flavor profile. This can be an easy homemade gift to give! The Parle G cookie butter takes only a few minutes to whip up and should be made first. The recipe includes chai spices so this is a chocolate chai cookie butter treat
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this next idea using either Homemade Kaju Katli or from the store:
Kaju Katli Ice Cream Sandwiches
A very easy and fun dessert, kaju katli ice cream sandwiches with a variety of toppings that kids can get in on! This dessert can be completely made from store bought ingredients or you can make the kaju katli at home! This would be a great kid friendly party dessert where everyone can add toppings to their own sandwiches.
Ras malai filled cake of your dreams topped with a rose whipped cream! The topping is easy to make with heavy cream. Topped with edible flowers. Sure to be a hit at an upcoming festive occasion!
Best Rasmalai Cake (Eggless)
An easy, delicious moist, milk soaked cardamom cake with layers of rasmalai topping and rose cardamom whipped cream. It actually has rasmalai in it! This cake can be made either completely homemade or semi-homemade.
Anything with gulab jamun is always the best dessert!
Yummy Eggless Gulab Jamun Cake
Gulab jamun cake, always a party hit, is an easy, delicious,moist, saffron simple syrup-soaked cardamom cake with gulab jamun baked inside!The cake is layered with a light rose whipped cream or can be made without it.Read on to learn more about this yummy moist cake!
Classic Indian milk burfi meets a favorite American cookie to make an Indian Fusion treat, cookies and cream burfi! Cookies and cream is a popular ice cream flavor that combines vanilla ice cream with creme filled cookie sandwiches.
Kesar Pista – Saffron Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
Kesar pista cookies (shortbread) are the perfect treat with delicate saffron flavors and ground pistachios! These pistachio saffron cookies taste delicious paired with chai for a tea time snack. Butter pista cookies melt in your mouth and come together quick.
Easy 3 ingredient recipe makes a quick dessert using the delicious taste of chikoo fruit, which is also known as sapodilla. This hits the spot for a creamy chikoo dessert and takes about 10-15 minutes active time. It is perfect to make ahead the day before a party and refrigerate, or even whip up for last minute guests without much stress.