From refreshing sorbets to rich chocolate truffles, we’ve got you covered with a variety of flavors and textures. Get ready to indulge in some mouth-watering treats that will leave you craving more with this delicious list of desserts that all start with the letter R.
1. Rainbow sherbet
Rainbow sherbet is a type of frozen dessert made with fruit flavors such as orange, lemon, and raspberry, and sometimes includes a splash of cream or milk. It is typically light and refreshing, with a slightly tangy taste.
2. Raspberry sorbet
Raspberry sorbet is a frozen dessert made with raspberries and sugar, and sometimes includes a small amount of water or other liquid. It is typically light and refreshing, with a sweet and tart flavor.
3. Red bean ice cream
Red bean ice cream is a type of ice cream made with red beans (also known as adzuki beans), which are small, sweet beans often used in Japanese and other East Asian desserts. The beans are typically cooked and mashed before being mixed into the ice cream base. Red bean ice cream has a sweet, slightly nutty flavor and a creamy, smooth texture.
4. Red bean paste buns
Red bean paste buns (also known as “red bean buns” or “anko buns”) are a type of Chinese bakery item made with sweetened red bean paste filling and a soft, fluffy bun. The red bean paste is made by cooking red beans with sugar until they are soft and mashed, and then shaping the mixture into small balls or a log. The buns may be steamed or baked, and are often served as a snack or dessert.
5. Red berry and white chocolate mousse
Red berry and white chocolate mousse is a dessert made with a mixture of red berries (such as raspberries, strawberries, or red currants), white chocolate, and whipped cream. The ingredients are combined to create a light and fluffy mousse-like texture, and the dessert is often served chilled.
6. Red chili chocolate truffles
Red chili chocolate truffles are a type of chocolate truffle made with red chili peppers or chili powder. The chili adds a spicy kick to the rich, chocolate flavor of the truffles, and the combination of the two can be surprisingly addictive.
7. Red currant and white chocolate tarts
Red currant and white chocolate tarts are a type of tart made with a pastry crust and a filling of red currants and white chocolate. The red currants provide a tart and slightly sweet flavor, while the white chocolate adds creaminess and richness. The tarts may be served as a dessert or a sweet treat.
8. Red currant sorbet
Red currant sorbet is a frozen dessert made with red currants and sugar. It has a tart, slightly sweet flavor and a refreshing, icy texture.
9. Red fruit salad
Red fruit salad is a type of fruit salad made with red fruits, such as strawberries, raspberries, cherries, and red currants. It may also include other types of fruit, such as apples, pears, or grapes. The fruit is typically mixed together and served as a refreshing, healthy dessert or snack. It can also be eaten with a dollop of whipped cream or other cream.
10. Red grapefruit sorbet
Red grapefruit sorbet is a frozen dessert made with red grapefruit and sugar. It has a tart, citrusy flavor and a refreshing, icy texture.
11. Red pepper and feta muffins
Red pepper and feta muffins are a savory muffin made with red bell peppers and feta cheese. The peppers add a slight sweetness and crunch to the muffins, while the feta adds a tangy, salty flavor. They make a tasty snack or breakfast treat.
12. Rhubarb and ginger jam
Rhubarb and ginger jam is a sweet and spicy fruit jam made with rhubarb and ginger. To make the jam, rhubarb stalks are sliced and simmered with sugar, water, and grated ginger until the rhubarb is soft and the mixture has thickened. The jam can be stored in the refrigerator for several weeks or in the freezer for several months. It can be used as a spread for toast, scones, or other baked goods, or as a topping for ice cream, yogurt, or other desserts.
13. Rhubarb and orange compote
Rhubarb and orange compote is a dessert made with sliced rhubarb and orange segments, simmered together with sugar and spices until the rhubarb is tender. The compote can be made with either fresh or frozen rhubarb, and may also include other ingredients, such as ginger, lemon zest, or vanilla. It is typically served chilled or at room temperature, and can be enjoyed on its own or as a topping for ice cream, yogurt, or other desserts.
14. Rhubarb and raspberry galette
Rhubarb and raspberry galette is a type of free-form tart made with a layer of thinly sliced rhubarb and raspberries, topped with a layer of pastry dough. To make the galette, the pastry dough is rolled out into a circle and the sliced fruit is arranged in the center, leaving a border around the edges. The border is then folded up and over the fruit to create a rustic, free-form shape. The galette is baked until the pastry is golden brown and the fruit is tender. It can be served warm or at room temperature, and is often accompanied by whipped cream, ice cream, or other toppings.
15. Rice pudding
Rice pudding is a creamy, comforting dessert made with cooked rice, milk, sugar, and spices. To make rice pudding, short-grain rice is cooked in a mixture of milk and water until it is tender and the liquid has been absorbed. Sugar and spices, such as cinnamon and nutmeg, are then added to the mixture, along with any additional ingredients, such as raisins, nuts, or fruit. The pudding is typically baked in the oven until it is thick and creamy, and may be served warm or chilled. It can be garnished with a variety of toppings, such as whipped cream, fruit, or caramel sauce.
16. Ricotta cheesecake
Ricotta cheesecake is a type of cheesecake made with ricotta cheese, eggs, sugar, and other ingredients. It has a creamy, smooth texture and a slightly tangy flavor, and is often lighter and less dense than traditional cheesecake.
17. Roasted cherry clafoutis
Roasted cherry clafoutis is a type of French dessert made with cherries that have been roasted in the oven with sugar and spices. The cherries are then mixed with a batter made from eggs, milk, and flour and baked until puffed and golden brown. The clafoutis has a soft, custard-like texture and a sweet, fruity flavor.
18. Roasted peach and blackberry crisp
Roasted peach and blackberry crisp is a dessert made with roasted peaches and blackberries topped with a crunchy mixture of oats, sugar, and butter. The fruit is typically seasoned with sugar and spices before being roasted, and the crisp topping adds a sweet, crunchy contrast to the tender, juicy fruit.
19. Roasted pear and cranberry tart
Roasted pear and cranberry tart is a type of tart made with roasted pears and cranberries, along with a layer of pastry or other crust. The pears are typically sliced and roasted with sugar and spices until they are tender, and the cranberries are added to the tart before baking. The tart has a sweet and slightly tart flavor and a flaky, buttery crust.
20. Rocky road ice cream
Rocky road ice cream is a type of ice cream made with chocolate ice cream, marshmallows, and nuts, such as almonds or peanuts. It has a rich, chocolatey flavor and a creamy, smooth texture, and is often considered a classic ice cream flavor.
21. Root beer float
Root beer float is a type of dessert made with root beer and vanilla ice cream. The ice cream is added to a glass of root beer, which creates a foamy, creamy texture and a unique, slightly sweet and spicy flavor. It is often served as a refreshing summer treat.
22. Red raspberry muffins
Red raspberry muffins are a type of muffin made with fresh or frozen raspberries. The raspberries add a sweet and tart flavor to the muffins, and their bright red color makes them visually appealing.
23. Red velvet brownies
Red velvet brownies are a type of brownie made with red velvet cake mix or red food coloring. They have a rich, chocolate flavor and a reddish-brown color, and may be topped with cream cheese frosting or other toppings.
24. Red velvet cake
Red velvet cake is a type of cake made with cocoa powder, buttermilk, and red food coloring, which gives it its distinctive reddish-brown color. It is often topped with cream cheese frosting and is known for its moist, tender texture and rich, chocolate flavor.
25. Red velvet cheesecake bars
Red velvet cheesecake bars are a type of dessert bar made with a layer of red velvet cake and a layer of cheesecake. The bars are often topped with cream cheese frosting or other toppings and have a rich, creamy texture and a combination of chocolate and vanilla flavors.
26. Red velvet cheesecake brownies
Red velvet cheesecake brownies are a type of dessert made with layers of red velvet brownies and cheesecake. They have a rich, chocolate flavor and a creamy, cheesecake-like texture.
27. Red, white, and blue trifle
Red, white, and blue trifle is a type of dessert made with layers of cake, fruit, and cream, with red, white, and blue colors to represent the American flag. It may be made with a variety of different types of cake, fruit, and cream, and is often served as a patriotic dessert on holidays such as Independence Day.
28. Reese’s peanut butter pie
Reese’s peanut butter pie is a type of pie made with a crust, a layer of Reese’s peanut butter, and a layer of chocolate or chocolate ganache. It has a creamy, peanut buttery flavor and a rich, chocolatey taste, and is often served as a decadent dessert.
29. Rosewater scones
Rosewater scones are a type of scone flavored with rosewater, a fragrant, floral-tasting syrup made from the distillation of rose petals. Rosewater scones are often made with a simple scone dough flavored with a small amount of rosewater, and may be served plain or with a topping, such as jam, cream, or icing.
Roulade is a type of dessert made with a thin layer of cake or other pastry, rolled up around a filling of whipped cream, fruit, or other ingredients. The roulade is typically sliced and served in round slices, and may be garnished with a variety of toppings, such as icing, fruit, or chocolate shavings.
Rugelach is a type of small, crescent-shaped pastry made with a soft, buttery dough and filled with a variety of sweet fillings, such as jam, chocolate, nuts, or fruit. The pastries are often shaped into a crescent shape and baked until golden brown, and may be dusted with powdered sugar or served with a glaze or icing.
32. Rum balls
Rum balls are a type of no-bake cookie made with a mixture of crushed cookies or crackers, cocoa powder, and rum, and rolled into small balls. They are often coated in powdered sugar or cocoa powder and can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer until ready to serve.
33. Rum cake
Rum cake is a type of cake made with rum and often soaked in a rum syrup or glaze. It can be made with a variety of different types of cake, such as yellow cake, devil’s food cake, or pound cake, and is often flavored with spices or other ingredients, such as nuts or fruit.
34. Rum fudge
Rum fudge is a type of fudge made with sugar, butter, and milk, flavored with rum and often garnished with nuts or chocolate chips. It has a creamy, smooth texture and a rich, sweet flavor, and is often considered a classic fudge flavor.
35. Rum raisin ice cream
Rum raisin ice cream is a type of ice cream made with rum and raisins. The raisins are soaked in rum before being added to the ice cream mixture, and the rum adds a subtle, boozy flavor to the ice cream.
36. Rum truffles
Rum truffles are a type of chocolate truffle made with chocolate and rum. They have a rich, chocolatey flavor and a creamy, truffle-like texture, and are often rolled in cocoa powder or other coatings before being served.