South African desserts have a unique taste which vary from different cultures, traditions & backgrounds.

Flavors & textures of South African desserts range from sweet, sour, bitter, spicy, rich, creamy, smooth, grainy, chewy flaky & crispy.

A few well-known desserts of South Africa are namely milk tart, soji, vermicelli, pineapple tart, peppermint tart, malva pudding, snowballs, Chelsea buns, sweet rice,  kheer, mielie cake, Madeira cake & more.