Can We Guess Your Religion Based on Your Dessert Preferences?

By: Ian Fortey
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About This Quiz

There are over 4,000 religions in the world right now if you can believe that, but most of us are probably hard pressed to name more than a dozen or two off the top of our heads. Of course, nearly 75% of the world's population all follow the top five religions, so the rest can be pretty obscure when you get down to them. Some are extremely old and have been practiced for many thousands of years. Some were created in the last century. Pastafarianism, also known as the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, dates back to about 2005. So people are constantly coming up with new things to believe in. It's human nature.

Another aspect of human nature, one that some of us would try to avoid but are constantly tempted back to, is dessert. We just love dessert as a species. And why not? Sweet is arguably the nicest of the flavors we can detect, and chefs around the world have created some pretty incredible desserts over the years. How can anyone not enjoy something like a banana split after they first try it, or a decadent chocolate cake, or a tart key lime pie? We think your adherence to dessert is a lot like your adherence to religion. In fact, we bet we can figure out your faith based on what you like for dessert. So take the quiz and see if we're right!

All things being equal, are you having a dessert after every dinner meal or not?

Are you more into frosty, cold desserts or toast ones?

Do you like desserts that use a fruit base like a cherry pie or strawberry ice cream?

What is your favorite type of chocolate?

On a hot day, nothing hits the spot like some ice cream. What's your favorite?

Pi is good but pie is better! What's the best kind of fruit pie out there?

Not all pies are made with big pieces of fruit, though. What's your favorite creamy style pie?

C is for cookie! What kind of cookie is good enough for you?

Do you like a super sweet dessert or is it better to have some other elements?

A donut is a dessert that we've all agreed as an acceptable breakfast. What's the best kind?

Ice cream is probably fine on its own, but what would make it better?

What's the perfect cake?

Candy is always fun. What's your favorite kind?

You can make 1,001 chocolate desserts. Do you have a particular favorite?

Cupcakes are a pretty hot commodity these days. What's the best kind?

Who has time to chew? What's the best kind of pudding?

One of the best parts of the holidays is the desserts. What's your favorite holiday treat?

Some desserts can be remarkably unhealthy and some not so much. Do you ever try to stay healthy with your sweets?

Do you eat dessert more often at home or when you're eating at a restaurant?

What goes with a waffle to make it a good dessert?

Haagen-Dazs makes some of the best ice cream in the world. What's their best flavor?

Which spice do you enjoy discovering in your dessert?

Do you prefer desserts you can eat with your hands or is a dish the way to go?

If you're a pastry fan you must have a favorite, right? Which is it?

We're hitting up Dairy Queen. What are you going to order?

Maybe you prefer dessert at McDonald's. What'll you have?

Time to head South of the border. Which dessert sounds best?

Maybe a British dessert is more your style. Which one would you prefer?

Let's try some Italian desserts now. What sounds best?

France is home to some of the most decadent desserts. Which one do you want to try?

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