30 Desserts That Start With The Letter E

by Gina Elizabeth | Last Updated: June 6, 2021
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Here is a list of desserts that start with the letter E. When the sweet tooth comes a-knockin’, dish up one these luscious dessert options.

These desserts couldn’t be sweeter, and they’re downright delicious!

Sometimes you just gotta eat your feelings.

30 Desserts That Start With E

1. Eclairs

Desserts that start with E - Eclairs

Get ready for the most decadent ‘donut’ of your life. This French dessert pastry filled with fresh cream is very common in America and Europe. So good you don’t miss the donuts!

2. Eccles Cake

Desserts that start with E Eccles cake

An Eccles cake is a small, round pie stuffed with dried fruits, currants or candied fruit peel. It’s made from a flaky pastry with butter, similar to a turnover. And sometimes topped with demerara sugar and served with a wedge of cheese. Yum!

3. Egg Custard

Desserts that start with E Egg custard

You never get tired of the classics. This dessert is based on sweetened milk, cheese, or cream cooked with egg or egg yolk to thicken it, and sometimes also flour, corn starch, or gelatin. It can be baked on its own or in a pie crust

4. Earl Grey Cookies

Desserts that start with E Earl grey cookies

Bet you can’t eat just one. These cookies that have earl grey tea leaves stirred into the batter. Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookies are accented with aromatic Early Grey. The taste is unexpected, but crazy delicious.

5. Edy’s Pie

Desserts that start with E Edys pie

This dessert was formerly known as Eskimo Pie. Vanilla ice cream coated with chocolate? Bring it on.

6. Easter Chocolate Eggs

Desserts that start with E Chocolate Easter Eggs

An Easter egg made of chocolate is totally over-the-top. Wrap in tin foil and hide them around the garden for children to search for during an Easter egg hunt.

7. Eggo Waffles

Desserts that start with E Eggo waffles

Sliding into your morning like a champ. Eggo Waffles are a popular toaster oven breakfast treat. They are typically topped with syrup and butter, similar to pancakes. You could also top it with ice cream or cool whip—your call.

8. English Pudding

Desserts that start with E English pudding

This pudding dessert is a showoff. English pudding is a type of pudding traditionally served as part of the Christmas dinner in Britain, Ireland and in other countries where it has been brought by British and Irish immigrants.

9. Elephant Ears

Desserts that start with E Elephant ears

All we needed to hear was “Powdered sugar.” A popular, Canadian dessert snack that gets its name from the shape the dough takes once deep-fried – looking very similar to an elephant ear!

10. Eli’s Cheesecake

Desserts that start with E Elis cheesecake
Eli’s Cheesecake

When you can have chocolate and cheesecake together at the same time, who needs a boyfriend? Eli’s is a cheesecake company based in Chicago.

11. English Butter Toffee

Desserts that start with E English butter toffee 1

You’re better than store-bought toffee. Traditional English toffee is created without nuts, while American toffee is created with a variety of nuts.

12. Egg Tart

Desserts that start with E Egg tarts

Egg tarts are a Cantonese dessert which are derived from the English custard tart and Portuguese pastel de nata. These tarts consist of an outer pastry crust, which is filled with a creamy egg custard. These are often served at dim sum restaurants, or they can be made at home.

13. Edinburg Rock

Desserts that start with E Edinburg Rock

Nothing says mic drop like Edinburg Rock. This traditional Scottish, after dinner treat is a confection is made of sugar, water, cream of tartar, colorings and flavorings. It is formed into sticks, and has a soft and crumbly texture. Delicious!

14. Eierschecke

Desserts that start with E Eierschecke

A layer cake with a base layer of cake, a middle layer of quark cheesecake and a top layer of vanilla custard. Parts of it are covered with a glaze made of cream, whole egg, sugar and flour for thickening.

15. Entenmann’s Pound Cake

Desserts that start with E Entenmanns Pound Cake

The perfect pound cake. Entenmann’s is an American company that produces baked goods throughout the United States to supermarkets and other retailers. So addictive.

16. Entremet

Desserts that start with E - Entremet

SO worth the process. Entremets in French cuisine historically referred to small dishes served between courses but in modern times more commonly refers to a type of dessert. 

17. Esterházy Torte

Desserts that start with E - Esterházy Torte

Prepare to fall crazy in love with this naked layer cake. Esterházy torta is a Hungarian cake named after Prince Paul III Anton Esterházy de Galántha.

18. Eton Mess

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Sundae, who? Eton mess is a traditional English dessert consisting of a mixture of strawberries, meringue, and whipped cream.

19. English Trifle

Desserts that start with E -  English Trifle

A layered dessert featuring layers of yellow cake, cream, fresh fruit, and jam. You don’t have to eat it all in one sitting, but you probably will anyway.

20. Empanadilla

Desserts that start with E -  Empanadilla

Empanadillas are a thin dough that are filled with sweet or savory fillings. Like the Portuguese pastry, they can be baked in the oven or fried. Sweet emapanadillas are typically made with guava.

21. Energy Bar

Desserts that start with E -  Energy Bar

For on the go! Energy bars are supplemental bars containing cereals and other high energy foods targeted at people who require energy but don’t have time for a breakfast meal.

22. Erdbeerkuchen

Desserts that start with E -  Erdbeerkuchen

Don’t settle for less than fresh strawberries! A German strawberry pie that can be found during the Spring and Summer at every bakery and restaurant. Ja!

23. Eddy Edibles Chocolate Chip Cookies

Desserts that start with E -  Edy's chocolate chip cookies

Eddy Edibles are a brand of chocolate chip cookies and other dessert treats. These cookies will satisfy even the most diehard choc-o-holic.

24. Eggplant Cake (Chocolate)

Desserts that start with E -  Eggplant Cake

Death by chocolate couldn’t be sweeter with decadent chocolate eggplant cake. This soft and moist dessert is filled and frosted in rich and creamy chocolate fudge. It’s absolutely DELICIOUS!

25. Elderberry Pie

Desserts that start with E -  Elderberry Pie

Some parts of the elderberry bush, when harvested and prepared correctly, are completely safe to eat.

26. Ensalada de Frutas

Desserts that start with E -  Ensalada de Frutas

Really impress your friends this summer. Spanish for “fruit salad” this dessert dish consists of fruit, either in their own juices or a with a syrup added.

27. Elegant Cake

Desserts that start with E -  Elegant Cake

Elegant cakes are sophisticated and regal cakes usually served at wedding receptions.

28. Eves Pudding

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Eve’s pudding, also known as Mother Eve’s pudding, is a type of traditional British pudding made from apples baked under a Victoria sponge cake mixture. It’s easy to make at home, now you don’t have to go out to a restaurant for dessert.

29. Ensaïmada

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A pastry product from Spain. The flavor is a balance of sweet, salty, and fat (from the butter, eggs, and lard).

30. Earl Grey Ice Cream

Desserts that start with E -  Earl Grey Ice Cream

Earl Grey ice cream is a dessert with a unique flavor. This taste comes from bergamot oil, which has a slight citrus flavor. Worth it.

Dessert FAQs

What is the difference between junk foods and desserts?

The most basic difference between junk foods and desserts are that desserts are eaten after a meal. Junk foods can be eaten anywhere. Desserts (like cakes, pies, and ice cream) are typically presented on a plate or bowl and eaten with utensils. Some desserts, like pastries and cookies, can be eaten without utensils.

What are the most popular desserts in America?

Cheesecake, cupcakes, Jell-O, carrot cake, apple pie, ice cream, brownies, chocolate chip cookies, and chocolate cake are the most popular desserts in the U.S.

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