07/08/2013 09:01 am ET

Classic Italian Dessert Recipes (PHOTOS)

James Ransom

We all know that Italians have mastered the art of pasta. And when it comes to pizza, we owe a lot to them as well. But the Italians aren't only masters of savory foods, they know a thing or two when it comes to dessert recipes too. Without Italy, we would all be deprived of gelato. And the lack of tiramisu would surely make the world a sadder place to live in.

But gelato and tiramisu are just a couple of dessert recipes the Italians do well. There's a delightful amount of classic Italian dessert recipes that we think everyone should be acquainted with.

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Classic Italian Desserts