#1 La Madeline au Truffle
A single truffle will cost $250, or you could go ahead and splurge for 0.45 kilograms (1 lb) at a cost of $2,600.The company describes the truffle like this: “La Madeline au Truffe starts with a decadent 70 percent Valrhona dark chocolate, heavy cream, sugar, truffle oil, and vanilla as the base for the rich decadent ganache.”
#2 Beyond Gourmet Jelly Beans
The gourmet variety isn’t encumbered with any of those pesky artificial flavors or colors—they are all natural! The original launch of the candies had each bean coated in 24-karat gold leaf inside a beautifully ornate crystal jar.
#3 Golden Opulence Sundae
On the 50th anniversary of Serendipity 3, a restaurant in New York City, the owner wanted to do something special. So they created the Golden Opulence Sundae. Unlike almost any sundae you would find elsewhere, this one requires 48 hours notice before ordering and costs a whopping $1,000, making it the Guinness Book of World Records’ most expensive sundae when it debuted.
#4 The Golden Phoenix Cupcake
The dessert consists of strawberries dipped in gold, Italian chocolate, and Ugandan vanilla beans. The icing that frosts the cupcakes is covered in edible gold dust, and when it’s all said and done, the whole thing is dusted in gold.
#5 Krispy Kreme’s Luxe Doughnut
Back in 2014, Krispy Kreme debuted what it called the “most expensive” doughnut in the world. It’s plain to see that this treat doesn’t come cheap—it is adorned with 24-karat gold leaf among other things.
#6 The Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel Chocolate Pudding
The edible bits consist of gold and champagne caviar, four different flavored Belgian chocolates, and, of course, a covering of edible gold leaf. Accompanying the pudding is a bottle of Chateau d’Yquem, which normally costs around $700 on its own. The pudding is made to order and requires three week’s notice