Think the Mallomar owns the chocolate-covered marshmallow? Think again. The sweet, spongy treat was actually created in Denmark in the 1800s and has gone by several names, mainly the flødeboller, which translates into "cream bun" or more loosely, "snowball."
While pavlova is angelic in look and taste, it's a bit controversial: Originally made for Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova in the early 1900s, both Australia and New Zealand claim it. And while the dessert's origin is fun to debate, it's even more fun to make, especially in miniature single servings.