Just about every country that has Christmas celebrations also has their own take on Christmas desserts. Thankfully, most of these are not the rock-hard, saccharine fruitcake that I grew up chiseling away at my molars with. Instead, as this list put together by Taxi2Airport shows, the world’s favorite Christmas desserts include a broad palette of sweets and pastries. From the Croatian “Fritule” to Jamaica’s rum cake, you now have plenty of ways to impress your in-laws with your baking skills (or your own belly if you are staying in your apartment all weekend). Click this link for recipes.