Recently, the opposite food combination trend has been a hit and the led within that trend has to be a salted sweet dish! Where ever you see caramel it is salted, where there is bacon there is maple etc. So why is it so big? Well undeniably it actually works, the intense sweet mixed with the sharp salt completely compliments the flavours and creates an exciting mix of taste bud sensations, inspired? Then check out some of these insane looking salted desserts.
This salted caramel topped dark chocolate brownie is sure to start make those mouths drool and taste buds tingling. The gooey topping looks insanely tasty with the odd flake of sea salt to keep you on your feet.
This parfait is no ordinary one as it combines salted caramel and pumpkin, making this the ultimate game changer in Halloween sweet treats. However, after seeing how good that looks we don’t think we can wait for Halloween!
Salted sweets apply to fine dining too and this master piece is actually a dark chocolate, salted mouse with crumbled pecan and caramel coulis on the side… wow!
Here we have a salted caramel banoffee parfait, which has been beautifully presented only to be devoured in a matter of seconds as it looks that tasty.
These salted pecan caramel bars look gooey, sweet and have a perfect crunch to them! These are an all year rounder treat and look too good to even try and compete with.
If you’re not feeling brave enough to just through in some salt flakes then add something salty but delicious like pretzels in the mix, as done here with this pretzels’ more rocky road!
Here we have the very classy answer to salted sweets, which is of course the salted caramel filled macaroon. They look perfectly rounded and the colours are neutrally beautiful.
Why not make one of the best desserts salty? Of course the crowd favourite cheesecake and wow this looks like a strong competitor to the classic New York! The salted crunch base and salted caramel are paired cleverly between the cool cheese middle.
These are puffed up little caramel pretzel bites, which are all gemmed with crunchy sea salt flakes and golden glazed to sweet perfection.
These are the King of all cupcake with actual sea salts beautifully dusted down onto the mountains of frosting and lashings of caramel.. mmm.
With all the candy on top of this white chocolate blondie, no wonder the makers wanted to add a little saltiness to find a bit of a balance, but keeping it indulgent with a drizzle of salted caramel.
For the salty sweet finale we have not one dessert but two and they both look as insane as each other. With the elegant dark chocolate, chilli and sea salt truffles, we have a very mixed flavoursome bite in a small but powerful mouthful. Then we have the thick chocolate and salted caramel and vanilla buttercream cake which looks to die for.