Thursday, 12 January 2012

World’s Most Expensive Dessert

Diamond Fruitcake $1.65 million


Christmas is all about spending time with family, enjoying a nice meal, and of course spending money on gifts for everyone. But, would you be daring enough to dish about $1.65 million for cake? in Tokyo one chef has  decided that his cake was worth this exorbitant amount of money. The chef decided to auction off the cake on Christmas Day at an exhibit entitled Diamonds: Nature’s Miracle. it took the chef took almost 6 months to design the cake and another entire month to finish it then have it ready to be sold. a total of 223 small diamonds are located throughout the exterior of the cake. Except for the diamonds, the rest of the cake is fully edible. This seems like a nice gift for your wife. Then on to know it when your wife say "Honey I the was so delicious, but I threw away the harden sparkling fruits (diamond)...Just imagine that LoL."

Strawberries Arnaud $1.4 million

Strawberries Arnaud New Orleans Desserts
At Arnaud’s restaurant in New Orleans’ French Quarter, you will see nothing more than a bowl of strawberries topped with cream and mint. Yet, somehow they are worth $1.4 million? Look a bit harder and you’ll find a one-of-a-kind 4.7-carat pink diamond once belonging to Sir Ernest Cassel, an English royal finance advisor. Not only do you get delicious strawberries and a nice ring, the dessert comes with white-glove servers who provide wine out of a wine set worth $24,850, and of course there’s live jazz music.

Platinum Cake $130,000

Platinum Cake Most Expensive Desserts

Created by a Japanese pastry chef named Nobue Ikara, the Platinum Cake rings in at the tiny price of $130,000, and is any platinum lover’s dream. The cake is decorated with plain white frosting and then draped with everything platinum, including chains, necklaces, pins, pendants, and even foils made of platinum that are edible. Ikara crafted the cake in dedication to many women, including Rinko Kikuchi, as well as in order to persuade more women to wear platinum. The cake was showcased by Platinum Guild International, a company encouraging more and more people to buy platinum jewelry, despite the record high rates for precious metals these days. The cake hasn’t been sold and the company has no idea whether it will be sold or not, but they do know it is worth more than many can afford. But, at least you get the chance to have your platinum cake, eat it, and wear it too. What a steal!

Faberge Easter  Egg Chocolate Pudding $34,370

This one of a kind dessert is essentially a chocolate pudding that has been designed in the form of a Faberge Easter egg and what makes this dessert all the more unique is the use of gold leaves and a two carat diamond. To ensure that the customers who order this insanely expensive yet delightfully appetizing dessert, get the best of taste, the chocolate pudding has also been added with Champagne caviar.

The world’s most expensive dessert is made from some of to the most exotic ingredients, including four different  types of exclusive Belgian chocolate, which in turn is complimented with orange, whiskey and peach. This unique and definitely palate pleasing delicacy is also quite wonderful to look at and exuberates a very unique and different element of style and class. This remarkable dessert has been introduced on the occasion of National Chocolate Week and carries a price tag of a staggering $34,370, while you’ll need to do a pre-booking of the dessert some three weeks in advance. 

 Frrrozen Haute Chocolate $25,000

Another Serendipity 3 dessert, the Frrozen Haute Chocolate is definitely a drink that no one will ever forget. At the price of $25,000, you can enjoy the frozen drink with the consistency of a slushy that contains a variety of cocoas from over 14 countries, milk, and of course 5 grams of 24-carat. To top it off, there’s a dollop of whipped cream and La Madeline au Truffle shavings. To ensure your money’s worth, the “Haute” cold dessert comes in a goblet that is banded with gold and decorated with diamonds: 1 carat of them, along with a take-home golden spoon. In 2007 the dessert was named the most expensive dessert in the world and was put into the Guinness World Records, but the price-tag has since been surpassed. In any case, would you want to pay $25,000 for slushy hot cocoa?

World most expensive Cannoli $26,000

World's most expensive Cannoli

Foodies always lust for delectable dishes, wherever they are available, to tickle their taste buds. For all those gourmet lovers, restaurateur and chef Jasper Mirabile Jr has put on display an exclusive and elegant cannoli at Jasper's Restaurant that is open till September. Elegant, because the dessert is being complemented with an Italian diamond necklace, which explains the whopping $26,000 price tag! The cannoli has been prepared by baker Carey Iennaccaro of Overland Park-based Sprinkled With Sugar.

The Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence $14,500

Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence Most Expensive Desserts
They say food presentation is very important, and when it comes to the Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence, there is no doubt. In Sri Lanka, stilt fishing has become a very popular tradition that has been around for decades. The dessert pays special tribute to this pastime by portraying a stilt fishing scene made of delicious ingredients, including chocolate, exotic fruit, and Irish cream. The dish is served with a mango and pomegranate compote. It portrays a fisherman, carved out of chocolate, hanging onto the stilt. Underneath the fisherman is a perfectly placed 80 carat aquamarine. It sits on a tiny sliver of chocolate to fully represent the fisherman’s stilt. Those who order the dessert get to keep the jewel, but as of now, no one has forked out the money. The Fortress was first unveiled at the Wine3

Macaroons Haute Couture $7,414


Macaroons aren’t too hard to find in today’s world. They are simply two meringue puffs that are held together with butter cream. They are most popular in France, and you can usually find them for a reasonable price for such a tasty dessert. However, French pastry chef, Pierre Herme, has cooked up a new and more expensive type of macaroons. The price tag at $7,414 definitely makes these macaroons not as attractive to everyone as the original recipe. Herme says that he offers a large variety of ingredients that have elevated the costs. A customer is able to choose ingredients such as balsamic vinegar, fleur de sel, red wine, peanut butter, and anything else you can think of putting between your two meringue puffs. Not all of the macaroons are this expensive, but if you choose the right ingredients, be prepared to dish out $7,000.

Golden Opulence Sundae $1,000

Serendipity's Golden Opulence Sundae
Made of the best of the best, the Golden Opulence Sundae, provided by New York City restaurant Serendipity 3, will add $1000 to your bill. The sundae was created in order to celebrate Serendipity’s 50th Anniversary- otherwise known as the golden anniversary. The restaurant says that they only sell about one of these sundaes a month, but any sale is better than none, right? Known as the world’s most expensive sundae, the Golden Opulence is made with 5 scoops of Tahitian Vanilla Bean ice cream mixed with Madagascar vanilla and Venezuelan Chuao chocolate and topped off with a leaf covered in 23K edible gold. There are also other ingredients, including gold dragets, Paris candied fruits, marzipan cherries, and truffles. To top it all off, one of the world’s most expensive chocolates (Amedei Porcelana) is drizzled over the top and a Ron Ben-Israel sugar flower is properly placed. On top of the sundae you’ll also find a small glass bowl of Grand Passion Caviar, sweetened with orange, passion fruit, and Armagnac, which gives off a shiny golden color. You even get to eat the sundae in style: an 18K gold spoon is provided to eat your delicious treat out of a Harcourt crystal goblet.

The Sultan’s Golden Cake $1,000

Sultans Golden Cake Most Expensive Desserts
If you’ve ever wanted to try an edible brick of gold, this dessert is definitely for you. It’s available at the Ciragan Palace Kempinski Hotel located in Istanbul, for the hefty price of $1,000. The cake is made of figs, pears, apricot, and quince that are then put into a Jamaican Rum and soaked for two years. To finish, the cake is topped with French Polynesia vanilla bean, caramel, black truffles, and a 24 carat gold leaf. It is said that the cake takes about 72-hours to make. Once it is ready to be served, it is placed inside a sterling silver cake box with a golden seal. However, the cake is usually only made per request: usually for a wedding, celebration, or for a sultan himself.

1 comment:

  1. Very tempting and fantastic but I can't afford any one of it.


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