Korean dessert recipes

Traditionally, Korean meals don't usually have desserts served at the end. The sweet things in this category are meant to be served on special occasions, by themselves as refreshments, or with tea.

Custard cream bread

Cream-ppang
크림빵

Grilled Cheese & Rice cake skewers Cheese-tteok-kkochi: 치즈떡꼬치

Grilled cheese & rice cake skewers

Cheese-tteok-kkochi
치즈떡꼬치

Super-nutritious rice cake (Yeongyang-chaltteok: 영양찰떡)

Super-nutritious rice cake

Yeongyang-chaltteok
영양찰떡

gyepi-manju

Cinnamon cookies filled with bean paste

Gyepi-manju
계피만주

pat-sirutteok

Layered rice cake with red beans

Pat-sirutteok
팥시루떡

Omija punch with pear

Omija-hwachae
오미자화채

Beet jelly candy

Beet-jeonggwa
비트정과

Jjinppang

Fluffy steamed buns filled with sweet red beans

Jjinppang
찐빵

Sweet, chewy, doughnut balls filled with sweet red beans

Chapssal doughnuts
찹쌀도너츠

Crunchy balloon bread

Gonggal-ppang
공갈빵

Crunchy peanut cookies

Matdongsan
맛동산

Yuja tea

Yujacha
유자차

Twisted doughnuts (Kwabaegi: 꽈배기)

Twisted doughnuts

Kkwabaegi
꽈배기

Squash rice cake

Hobaktteok
호박떡

Pan-fried rice cakes with sweet red bean filling

Bukkumi
부꾸미

Sweetened rice with dried fruits and nuts

Yaksik
약식

Pomegranate tea

Seoklyu-cha
석류차

Sesame peanut candy

Kkae-ttangkong gangjeong
깨땅콩 강정

Fish-shaped bread with sweet red bean filling

Bungeoppang
붕어빵

Chestnut cookies

Yul-lan
율란

Ginseng jujube tea

Insam-daechucha
인삼대추차

Sugar candy

Ppopgi
뽑기

Sweet red bean jelly

Yanggaeng
양갱

Steamed pear

Baesuk
배숙

White steamed rice cake

Baekseolgi-tteok
백설기떡

Walnuts wrapped in persimmons

Gotgamssam
곶감쌈

Korean-style mochi rice cake

Chapssaltteok
찹쌀떡

Rice cake

Injeolmi
인절미

Baked sweet pastry

Manju
만주

Shaved ice with sweet red beans and fruit

Patbingsu
팥빙수

Mugwort rice cake

Ssuk-beomul
쑥버물

Ppottetto

Crunchy sweet potato fries

Ppottetto
뽀떼또

Candied sweet potato

Matang
마탕

Sweet pancakes with brown sugar syrup filling

Hotteok
호떡

Ginger cookies

Maejakgwa
매작과

Mujigaeddeok

Rainbow rice cake

Mujigae-tteok
무지개떡

Pan-Fried Sweet Rice Cakes with Edible Flowers

Hwajeon
화전

Rice punch

Sikhye
식혜

Rice cakes steamed in pine needles

Songpyeon
송편

Dessert punch with persimmon, cinnamon, and ginger

Sujeonggwa
수정과

danpatjuk

Sweet red bean soup

Danpatjuk
단팥죽

gyungdan

Rice cake

Gyeongdan
경단