Prague’s Best ‘Sweet’ Treats
Wondering what are the best sweets to try in Prague? We’ll help you satisfy your sweet tooth with our guide to the best treats in the Czech capital!
Europe is famous for its delicious desserts, and Prague is no exception. From pastries to cakes, you’ll find Prague’s best ‘sweet’ treats all in our guide! While in Prague, be on the lookout for Cukrarna (bakeries) where you can be sure to find freshly baked and coffee to keep you going on your travels. Ready to dive into the world of Czech pastries and cakes? Read our guide on Prague’s Best ‘Sweet’ Treats!
This had to be first on our guide to Prague’s best ‘sweet’ treats. Why? Trdelnik is a famous dessert in Prague and is an absolute must try! But we need to be honest with you: this tasty treat isn’t even Czech, but it won’t stop us from eating and recommending it!
This brioche-like treat is next on our guide to Prague’s best ‘sweet’ treats. Initially considered a wedding dessert, they can be found all over the country now and are an absolute dream. While they’re typically made with a poppy seed filling, you can find other flavours such as apricot, blueberry, strawberry jam, and white, sweet cheese. Surprisingly, Kolač isn’t overly sweet, so if you don’t want a sugar crash, this is a great option.
It doesn’t get any more traditional than Czech buns Buchta. In old Czech fairy tales, heroes baked them before going on a mysterious adventure. These square buns of sweet dough can be either filled with white sweet cheese or home-several varieties of jam. Although it’s not uncommon to go for the plain soft buns that just melt in your mouth. If you want fresh baked Buchty, go to any bakery early in the morning. They tend to sell very quickly, so you might miss out on Prague’s best ‘sweet’ treats if you leave it too late!. We recommend the buns at Antonínovo Pekařství, located in our beloved Vinohrady neighbourhood.
Bábovka is a traditional Czech cake which has been a large part of the Czech pastry tradition since the 17th century. So naturally it made our list for the Prague’s best ‘sweet’ treats! This cake is perfect for a mid-afternoon snack with a coffee or tea. The cake is either sprinkled with sugar powder or covered with chocolate glaze. You’ll find it in any bakery around the corner cafe!
Another popular Czech pastry looks similar to an Italian cannoli! The roll is made of puff pastry and the cream is a soft meringue. Take a stroll to any of the farmers’ markets in Prague to find your well deserved Kremrole. And while they are a very light treat, they’re quite sweet. But don’t let that stop you from picking up more than one. You’re on vacation, after all!
The last mention on our list of Prague’s best ‘sweet’ treats is actually a main dish! Sweet dumplings (Ovocné knedlíky) are popular among Czechs after appetisers, especially in winter. They’re filled with fruit and served with melted butter, sugar, poppy seeds, farmers cheese, and jam. Plan your day around the city and stop at Café Savoy and enjoy these sweet dumplings for lunch.
Where to Stay in Prague
Having a comfy and inviting place to call home while on vacation is important. It can make or break your trip. That’s why we recommend Czech Inn, located in Vinohrady, as your host for your stay in Prague. This gorgeous design hostel has an All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet, a bar with daily activities and a Happy Hour, comfortable social areas, and more. Did we mention Check Out is at 12pm?
Prague’s Best ‘Sweet’ Treats
The Czech capital is full of delicious things to satisfy your cravings, and we hope our guide to Prague’s best ‘sweet’ treats will help you decide what to try. If you’re looking for more information to plan your adventure, or simply get inspired, click here to find tons of helpful tips and tricks. For all the latest news at Famous Hostels, follow us or subscribe on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Youtube.