17 Popular Australian Desserts We Love

Australia has a variety of famously distinctive desserts. Many of these feature jam, coconut, chocolate, or a combination of all three. 

australian anzac biscuits

They’re also highly affordable because they emerged during eras when desserts were for children, and children’s food was typically less expensive. If you haven’t tried traditional Australian desserts and modern takes on the classics, you’re missing out!

Here are my favorite quick, easy, and delicious Australian desserts. 

Final Thoughts

Hopefully, this list inspires you when it comes to traditional Australian desserts. They’re quick to make, affordable, and they taste good too. How can you argue with that? 

Check out other desserts on our blog, like the world’s strangest ice cream flavors or other foods like traditional Albanian dishes.

17 Iconic Australian Desserts

Homemade ANZAC biscuits

If you like Australian food, check out the best Australian desserts! These classic Australian dessert recipes are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.


  1. Choose your favorite recipe.
  2. Gather the necessary ingredients.
  3. Prepare and bake your dessert.
  4. Enjoy!

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Written by Erin Elizabeth

Erin is an editor and food writer who loves traveling and trying new foods and fun cocktails. Erin has been writing and editing professionally for 5 years since graduating from Temple University, and has been on the Restaurant Clicks team for 3 years. She has a long background working in the restaurant industry, and is an avid home chef and baker. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.