21 Popular Korean Desserts to Try

From Korean BBQ to kimchi fried rice, Korean cuisine is famous for its complex flavors and spice, but are you familiar with mouth-watering Korean desserts?

Traditional Korean dessert

Korean desserts use traditional Korean ingredients to make sweet treats with deep flavors and unique textures. 

Ingredients such as rice, soju, pine nuts, and melon may not be common in American desserts, but they’re utilized sublimely in the Korean desserts on this list.

From crunchy, nutty candy to sweet and soft rice balls, you’ll be astounded by the various recipes on this list. 

If you love Korean food, you have to try these 21 scrumptious Korean dessert recipes!

Try these delicious Korean desserts and learn about desserts from around the world on our blog, like British desserts or French cake recipes!

21 Korean Dessert Recipe Ideas

Traditional Korean dessert

Learn how to make some of the best Korean desserts! These Korean dessert recipes feature traditional desserts and modern varieties.

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


    1. Choose your favorite recipe.
    2. Gather the necessary ingredients.
    3. Prep and cook your recipe.
    4. Enjoy!

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Written by Brian Nagele

Brian attended West Virginia University, then started his career in the IT industry before following his passion for marketing and hospitality. He has over 20 years experience in the restaurant and bar industry.

As a former restaurant owner, he knows about running a food business and loves to eat and enjoy cocktails on a regular basis. He constantly travels to new cities tasting and reviewing the most popular spots.

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