From croissants filled with Thai tea to stir-fried ice cream and fluffy pancakes, ZUJI Singapore has put together 6 decadent desserts around the world that will awaken your taste buds. Go ahead and give in to the temptation; we won’t tell anyone!

It’s hard to miss this monstrous dessert, since the colourful mess of jugs have been making their appearances in social media everywhere. Originating in Australia, this sinful concoction is a one-stop treat to satisfy all hard-core dessert hunters – milkshakes, cookie chunks, generous helpings of cream, gooey toppings; you name it. Freakshakes have gained loyal followers around the world from Singapore to London, where some of the cafes are notably more adventurous than others (Savoury freakshakes with cheese, anyone?)

Freakshakes @ Pâtissez café – Canberra, Australia
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It’s hard to miss this monstrous dessert, since the colourful mess of jugs have been making their appearances in social media everywhere. Originating in Australia, this sinful concoction is a one-stop treat to satisfy all hard-core dessert hunters – milkshakes, cookie chunks, generous helpings of cream, gooey toppings; you name it. Freakshakes have gained loyal followers around the world from Singapore to London, where some of the cafes are notably.

more adventurous than others (Savoury freakshakes with cheese, anyone?)

Thai Tea Lava Croissant @ CODE (Café of Dessert Enthusiasts) – Bangkok, Thailand
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Priced around SGD5 a piece, it requires a 15 – 20 minute wait upon making an order – a wait worth the while once you dig into the fragrant Thai tea filling that oozes out of the crisp, fluffy charcoal croissant. If you’re looking to try other unique lava-licious treats, the café also serves croissants and Shibuya Toasts stuffed with salted egg, matcha or classic chocolate fillings.

Rolled Ice Cream @ 10Below – New York
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The widely popular rolled ice cream – otherwise known as stir-fried ice cream – first originated in Thailand and now has New Yorkers lining up around the block. The process is mesmerizing to watch, starting from pouring the custard onto an ice cold griddle and quickly mixing in the flavours. The mixture is then flattened and rolled with a metal scraper, making it the sweetest dessert that is not only ‘Instagrammable’, but also the perfect refreshment on a sunny day!

Coffee in a Cone @ The Grind Coffee Company – Johannesburg, South Africa
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We usually try to take as much time as we can enjoying our dessert, but the Coffee in a Cone has arrived to change the game. The chocolate-lined waffle ice cream cone is filled with an espresso or macchiato of your choice, then coated with a dark chocolate compound that prevents it from melting too fast. Once it’s poured in, you have exactly 10 minutes to drink the coffee before everything melts! Talk about a speedy coffee shot!

Giant Fluffy Pancakes @ Café Gram – Osaka, Japan
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This is as close as you can get to ‘eating the clouds’ – these pancakes made of meringue are baked with precision to achieve the ultimate fluffy perfection. The soft texture also makes the pancakes wobble when the plate is moved, delighting diners of all ages. At approximately three centimetres in height each, the giant pancakes come in stacks of three and are served with classic butter, cream, and maple syrup. Priced at SGD12 a platter, they are in such high demand that they are only sold three times a day, with only 20 servings served at each session!

The Original Rainbow Bagel @ The Bagel Store – Brooklyn, New York
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True to its name, the Rainbow Bagel is probably one of the most psychedelic and fun-looking treats you’ll ever taste! Sandwiched between its trippy exterior is what The Bagel Store calls “Funfetti”, a cream cheese frosting that is a delightful concoction of rainbow sprinkles and white cake. At SGD9.50 a piece, its topped with a layer of blue and pink cotton candy and is said to taste almost like cereal.