5 Extravagant Desserts In Dubai You Must Add To Your Gourmet Bucket List

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
5 Extravagant Desserts In Dubai You Must Add To Your Gourmet Bucket List

Restaurants in the UAE are known to stand out in every possible way. From olden day classics to dishes created by Michelin-starred chefs, Dubai’s restaurants certainly boast an impressive menu. And, the same hold true even for desserts. Very often, the last part of the meal is what stays with us forever and it looks like Dubai restaurants have got this bang on. That is also why the city crafts its desserts with utmost care.

From UAE’s most expensive ice cream to a dessert that literally floats mid-air, here are 5 extravagant desserts you must add to your gourmet bucket list.

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1. Eden Garden At Doors Freestyle Grill

In case you’re the kind who’s often confused on what to order for dessert, Eden Garden at Doors Freestyle Grill will make it easy for you! Flamboyant and extravagant, this dish is made of TEN varieties of desserts- so you can be rest assured not to miss out any of your favorites. Wondering what goes in? Well, from Turkish baklava, to fresh fruit, Umm Ali, raisin composto, trileche and chocolate fondant topped with a gold-sprinkled chocolate sphere- you have it all in one. The dessert can be ordered in either two to four servings. The dish costs AED 175 for a small portion, AED 280 for medium and or AED 488 for a big one.

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Location: Al Seef, Al Seef Street, Umm Hurair
Price: AED 175 onwards
Contact: +971507000375

2. The Floating Chocolate At Masala Library By Jigs Karla

This is a dessert that levitates! The Floating Chocolate is not called ‘floating’ for no reason. The dessert uses magnets and nitrogen that literally make it float mid-air. The dessert consists of chocolate truffle, made with 70 per cent dark chocolate, with a gooey chocolate centre. Nitrogen fumes are passed through the centre of the truffle using molecular gastronomy. The dessert is part of the restaurant’s 12-course tasting menu, which costs between AED 215 and AED 245 per person.

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Location: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay
Cost: AED 215- AED 245 per person
Contact: 04 404 3000

3. Black Diamond At Scoopi Cafe

Speaking about ‘over the top’, how can we forget Dubai’s most expensive ice cream! Scoopi Cafe in Dubai serves an ice cream scoop priced at AED 3000. The Black Diamond is made of edible 23-carat gold flakes, Madagascar vanilla ice cream, Iranian saffron and is topped with slices of black Italian truffles. Talk about fancy! And the best part- it is served in a Versace bowl and spoon – which you get to keep.

And if that’s not exotic enough, try the edible gold ice cream burger. The three-tier burger is packed with two flavours of liquid nitrogen ice cream, topped with white and dark chocolate sauce. This is then finished with a layer of 24K edible gold leaf. The ice cream burger is priced at AED 199. Lastly, the cafe also serves charcoal ice cream. The jet-black ice cream is topped with an intricate gold leaf foil and costs AED 99. So, in case the Black Diamond is too over the top, you know there’s more!

Location: Scoopi Cafe, Jumeirah Rd, Umm Suqeim 2 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Cost: AED 3000
Contact: 04 279 0300

4. Lotus Mess At Mint Leaf Of London

Lotus biscuits are a favourite among most sweet lovers in the region. Crumbled or added as a whole, the humble flavor effortlessly makes any dessert exotic. Mint Leaf of London in DIFC takes things up by a notch, providing a ‘lotus-y’ version of Britain’s favorite Eton mess. The famous English dessert consisting of a mixture of strawberries, meringue, and whipped cream. However, Mint Leaf of London swaps the meringue with crushed Lotus biscuits, the cream for ice cream, and tops it off with warm Lotus caramel.

However, what makes it extravagant is the way it is served. The dessert is served in a wine glass, the inside of which looks like a floral garden. The whole dish is finished with a white chocolate web on top- which is absolutely fantastic!

Location: 15th Floor, South Tower, Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC
Price: AED 80
Contact: +97147060900

5. Tiramisu Bomb At Cupagahwa

Tiramisu lovers, this one’s a must-try! Cupagahwa in La Mer serves the ‘Tiramisu Bomb’. The dessert consists of a white chocolate shell melted with warm chocolate, to reveal a treasure trove of snicker flavoured treats on the inside.

Location: La Mer
Price: AED 45
Contact: 800-42492

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