The 8 Most Popular Dessert the Year You Were Born

1940s - Ice Cream Sundae: A classic treat consisting of ice cream topped with various sauces, whipped cream, nuts, and a cherry.

1950s - Jello Mold: A molded gelatin dessert often made with fruit, whipped cream, or marshmallows.

1960s - Pineapple Upside-Down Cake: A cake baked with pineapple rings and maraschino cherries, typically served upside-down.

1970s - Chocolate Fondue: Melted chocolate served with a variety of dippable items like fruit, marshmallows, and cake.

1980s - New York Cheesecake: Creamy and rich cheesecake made famous by New York City bakeries.

1990s - Molten Chocolate Cake: A decadent chocolate dessert with a gooey, molten center.

2000s - Cupcakes: Miniature cakes with various flavors and toppings that gained popularity with cupcake bakeries.

2010s - Cronut: A croissant-doughnut pastry hybrid that caused a sensation in New York City and beyond.