8 Iconic Christmas Desserts And Where To Find Them In Auckland

Megan Zara Walsh Megan Zara Walsh

Best Christmas Desserts Auckland

When it comes to a good dessert, we can all say that no matter how full we are, we always make room for it. And Christmas is no exception. It’s the best time to use the excuse of the holidays to overindulge. From rich festive cookies, to traditional trifles, pavlovas, and more…Auckland has a great selection of global Christmas desserts to dive into this Christmas.

1. Sticky Date Pudding

This British Christmas dessert consists of a sponge cake filling, with chopped dates, usually smothered in toffee sauce. It’s sinfully delicious, and what makes it even more heavenly is if you add vanilla custard, butterscotch sauce and a scoop of ice cream. Try Juk delivery for Sticky Date Pudding with salted caramel sauce. Otherwise, check Uber Eats for a range of places to settle your cravings now.

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2. Pavlova

Kiwi’s love this traditional meringue-based dessert. It’s a crisp crust and soft inside, normally topped with whipped cream and fruits. Pavlova enthusiasts will be eager to taste the variety of Pavlova’s over at Winona Forever. Or The Cheesecake Shop caters a huge shared-sized Pavlova for just $32 that’s perfect for Christmas.

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3. Black Forest Torte

This much-loved German delicacy consists of layers of chocolate cake with cherry sauces, chopped cherries and whipped cream filling. We love The Cheesecake Shop take on this essential Christmas dessert. At just $46, you’ll be able to put a smile on everyone’s face around the Christmas table.

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4. Trifle

Best Christmas Desserts Auckland
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Another one of the best Christmas desserts normally made with layers of pound cake, fresh fruit, jelly, creamy custard and whipped cream. Whatever your personal preference, many people love to add festive flavours like chocolate, black forest and berries. Try the exclusive Christmas Cherry Trifle on Paneton Bakery. Certainly, it won’t disappoint the family.

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5. Christmas Cookies

Indeed, it’s perfectly easy to find a box of seasonal festive cookies and bites in Auckland. However, you should go for flavours like gingerbread, cranberry and more. Check out Miann Fort Street, who are already catering some delightful festive treats. Read all about the most indulgent cookies places in Auckland for more ideas.


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6. Festive Pies


Whatever type of pie you’re after, the folks at this American joint are guaranteed to have it. From classic American pies like blueberry, cherry and pecan, to unique festive versions like fruit mince, banoffee or berry kiss…they have an iconic range. Likewise, their scrumptious gluten-free banoffee pie just so happens to be one of the world’s best desserts. Order yours for delivery via The Pie Piper website.

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SEE MORE: Where To Find The Best Pies In Auckland

7. Cheesecakes

Certainly, the Christmas desserts list isn’t complete without some appetizing cheesecake. There are many festive variants. However, we recommend reading our article on the best cheesecakes places in Auckland to see where you can find the most ideal one.

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8. Tiramisu

This beautiful Italian dessert is made of ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with a mixture of eggs, sugar, mascarpone cheese and flavoured with cocoa. It just so happens that Giapo Kitchen cater the most indulgent gluten-free portions that have rave reviews. Named ‘Mum’s Tiramisu‘, you can get a slice for yourself starting at $7.50 or feed the gang with a gigantic one for $58.

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