Bingsu is a popular shaved ice dessert that comes in various flavors. The ice is shaved finely and topped with sweetened condensed milk, fruits, red beans, and often, mochi or rice cakes.
Hotteok is a type of filled Korean pancake. It's typically stuffed with a sweet mixture of brown sugar, honey, chopped peanuts, and cinnamon. It's a popular street food, especially during the winter.
Patbingsu is a variation of bingsu that specifically features sweet red beans (pat) as a topping. The combination of shaved ice, sweetened red beans, and other toppings creates a delightful dessert.
Tteok refers to various Korean rice cakes. There are different types, including Garaetteok (cylinder-shaped rice cakes), Baekseolgi (steamed white rice cakes), and Gyeongdan (sweet rice cake balls). They are often made with glutinous rice and come in various colors and flavors.
Sujeonggwa is a traditional Korean cinnamon punch. It's made by simmering cinnamon sticks with ginger and sugar, then adding dried persimmons. It can be served hot or cold, making it a refreshing and slightly spicy dessert.
Bungeoppang, also known as "fish-shaped bread," is a popular street food. It's a fish-shaped pastry filled with sweet red bean paste, custard, or other sweet fillings.
Yakgwa is a traditional Korean honey cookie made with wheat flour, sesame oil, honey, and ginger juice. The dough is deep-fried until crispy, then coated in a honey syrup for sweetness.
While daifuku is originally from Japan, it has become popular in Korea as well. It consists of chewy rice cakes filled with sweet red bean paste, strawberries, or other sweet fillings.