As an old saying goes, “Always save room for dessert“. But have you heard that there are desserts we might have to save money for just to enjoy? It’s true! Just take a look at 5 of the world’s most expensive desserts:
Golden Opulence Sundae ($1,000)
New York City’s Serendipity 3 is known for great treats but this product is their most opulent on their product list. Recognized by the Guinness World Records in 2007 as “World’s Most Expensive Sundae”, Golden Opulence Sundae is so exclusive, reservations must be made 48 hours in advance.
Here’s a quick look at what goes into the Golden Opulence Sundae:
- Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream
- 23-carat gold leaf
- Medei Porceleana chocolate and Chuao chocolate
- gold dragets
- grande passon caviar with fresh passion fruit
Brownie Extraordinaire ($1,000)
Dubbed as “The Most Expensive Chocolate Brownie”, the Brownie Extraordinaire can only be found in the Crystal Menu of Brulee in Atlantic City, USA. Aside from being a menu staple, Brownie Extraordinaire is also a part of Tropicana Resort and Casino’s Deluxe Proposal Package (worth $15,000).
What’s so special about this luxury brownie? Well, the decadent dark chocolate brownie with Italian hazelnuts is not what makes it expensive. It is actually the $750 St. Louis crystal atomizer filled with a shot of rare 1996 Quinto do Noval Nacional port wine that makes it a part of this list.
Stilt Fisherman Indulgence ($14,500)
Who knew that such a hidden treasure can be found in Sri Lanka? This dessert is not just delicious, it is also an artistic depiction of a popular tradition in the country. The Stilt Fisherman Indulgence includes a fisherman carved out of chocolate, with an 80 carat aquamarine stone near the bottom of the stilt. This luxurious dessert is exclusively served at Wine3 Restaurant at The Fortress Resort and Spa.
Here are some of the ingredients in The Stilt Fisherman Indulgence:
- Irish cream infused with tender fruit
- mango and pomegranate compote
- Dom Perignon champagne sabayon
Faberge Easter Egg ($35,000)
Master Chef Marc Guilbert of the Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel in Cumbria was inspired by the Russian bejeweled eggs, particularly a design made by Theo Faberge.
The golden masterpiece is actually a pudding cake made from 4 kinds of Belgian chocolates, dark chocolate, strawberry caviar, gold flakes, champagne, and flavors of orange, peach and whiskey. And oh, it is topped with a hand-carved flower with a 2-carat diamond inside.
Strawberries Arnaud ($1.4 Million)
New Orlean’s French Quarter gives a whole new meaning to the popular flavor strawberries and cream. See, Strawberries Arnaud is more than just a bowl of strawberries, mint and cream–it is also served with a 4.7 carat pink diamond ring once owned by English financier Sir Ernest Cassel.
But it is not just the pink rock that makes this dessert so luxurious. Strawberries Arnaud also comes with a $25,000 Charles X Crystal Cave Set port wine, wine servers and live jazz music.
Just a little over the top you say? Here at Dello Mano luxury brownies, we say simplicity reins. What’s the most decadent or expensive dessert you’ve eaten?