This thread contained a list of the most excessive, hedonistic, cool and super expensive indulgence around the world.
The Champagne Donut
Created by Krispy Kreme for a charitable cause to raise money for a children’s fund. The doughnut was filled with Dom Pérignon champagne jelly, draped with edible diamonds, garnished with a gilded white chocolate lotus and sprinkled with 24-karat gold leaf. At a whooping price tag of $1685USD each, this blinged ring was crowned the world’s most expensive doughnut.
The Bloomsbury’s Golden Phoenix Cupcake Platter
The above was put together by Bloomsbury’s Golden Phoenix Cupcake to celebrate the opening of their flagship store in Dubai. It contained inedible diamonds, only finest Italian chocolate, Ugandan vanilla pods edible gold flakes. Served with a golden spoon, topped with chocolate icing and strawberries dipped in edible gold as well. The price tag for the above dish was $28000 USD per plate. Only a selected handful of reputable people in the world received the invitation to sample. However the cupcake can be purchased on its own at Bloomsbury’s Golden Phoenix Cupcake for $1000 USD a piece.
The Sultan’s Golden Cake
Can be ordered at Ciragan Palace Kempinski Hotel in Istanbul. Elements in this dish contained apricot, figs, pears and quince marinated in Jamaican Rum, vanilla beans and French wheat from French Polynesia. Coated with black truffles, caramel and dusted with 24-karat edible gold. Price tag? $1000 USD a piece.
Golden Opulence Sundae
To celebrate their 50th birthday Serendipity 3, New York created Golden Opulence sundae the most expensive ice cream sundae in the world to mark the special occasion. Recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most expensive sundae in the world at $1000 USD per serve. Ingredients consisted of 5 scoops of rich Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream infused with Madagascar vanilla and covered in 23K edible gold leaf. Drizzled with the world’s most expensive chocolate, Amedei Porceleana, covered with chunks of rare Chuao chocolate, from cocoa beans harvested by the Caribbean Sea on Venezuela’s coast. The Golden Opulence then suffused with exotic candied fruits from Paris, gold dragets, truffles and Marzipan Cherries.Topped with a tiny glass bowl of Grand Passion Caviar, an exclusive dessert caviar, made of salt-free American Golden caviar, known for its sparkling golden color. Sweetened and infused with fresh passion fruit, orange and Armagnac. Served in a baccarat Harcourt crystal goblet with an 18K gold spoon to partake in the indulgence, accompanied with a petite mother of pearl spoon and topped with a gilded sugar flower by Ron Ben-Israel.
The Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence
Found at The Fortress hotel, Sri Lanka, the desert was created to pay tribute the fishing culture in the region. Made of delicious ingredients, including chocolate, exotic fruit, and Irish cream. The dish served with a mango and pomegranate compote. It portrays a fisherman, carved out of chocolate, hanging onto the stilt. Underneath the fisherman is a perfectly placed 80 carat aquamarine. To sample this it will set you back $14500 USD. No one have actually forked out this money up to this date
The Golden Canoli
A creation of Carey Lennaccaro of Sprinkled with Sugar in Overland Park in Kansas, this Golden Canoli consisted of dark chocolate, whipped ricotta cheese, candied lemon, chocolate and lemon peel. The cost? $26,000 USD **Reproduce it at home with my 24Carat Canoli recipe***
The chocolate pudding
How much will a 2 carat diamond chocolate pudding cost? $34000 USD says Mr Mark Guibert, the brain child behind is pudding. A wealthy business man bought this treat to help him mend his heartbreak after his girlfriend of 3 years dumped him. Who said money cannot buy happiness?
These 24ct Popsicle were made at Marquis Los Cabos resort in Baja California Sur, Mexico . Consisted of 24 ct. gold flakes and Tequilas Premium Clase Azul Ultr they cost $1000 USD a pop.
The Brownie Extraordinaire
Sold at Brule, a restaurant in the Tropicana Resort located in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Made from dark chocolate covered with Italian hazelnuts and served with a scoop of ice cream. Along with the sweet dessert, customers were also presented with a very rare and highly expensive port wine, Quinta do Novel Nicional, from Portugal. The wine was served in a St. Louis Crystal atomizer. The experience cost $1000 USD.
The Dome’s Truffle Ice
Can be requested at Mezzaluna in Bangkok. The Perigord truffle ice cream was layered with gelée and Manjaree chocolate then suffused in gold leaves, berry compote and a rare cognac—Moyet Tres Vieille Grande Champagne No. 7 compared to all the above extravagant prices this one had the most down to eart price tag of $200 USD.