Dessert is often viewed as a treat or something reserved for special occasions, like birthdays. But for many, sweet are the favorite part of the meal - whether it's a chocolate soufflé, slice of cheesecake or scoop of plain vanilla ice cream.
The fact that we deny ourselves this goodie is maybe why Oct. 14 was declared as National Dessert Day, a chance to forget about the calories and to celebrate our favorite sweets. Though the origins of the day, are not clear, take the oppourtunity to treat yourself to a desert - homemade or store bought.
In the meantime, check out this gallery of #dessertporn, that has sprung up on social media in recent years to feed our deprived desires.