Glass dessert jars for summer sweets
Summer is a time for people to enjoy themselves and what better way to do so than to sit in the sunshine while tucking into a tasty dessert? From cooling ice creams and sorbets to seasonal fruity crumbles, sumptuous syllabubs or light chocolate mousses, you can’t beat a tasty summer treat. And of course, every tasty pudding needs a trendy glass dessert jar to be eaten from.
You may be wondering why glass tends to be the material of choice for dessert jars. Glass jars have many benefits. They are completely safe for food, as they don’t leach any chemicals, unlike some plastic containers. This means you can wash and re-use glass jars over and over again, without compromising on their quality. This makes them handy for restaurants and cafes, as well as home use. You can even use the jars to store jam if you become bored with making desserts.
As well as being a safe material for dessert jars, glass can be made into different shaped jars, to help make desserts more visually appealing. Our glass dessert jars come in a wide range of designs, such as traditional faceted or hinged lid jars, wide neck squat jars, ornate hexagonal jars, premium heavy based jars and contemporary square shaped jars. To help you decide which jars is perfect for your pud, we’ve come up with a handy guide.
The best glass dessert jars
Traditional – Bonne Maman jar
The perfect match for: traditional desserts such as jelly and ice cream or chocolate mousse.
About the jar: a traditional French glass jam jar, the 324ml Bonne Maman jar has faceted walls and a wide neck, suitable for many different desserts. It comes with a large choice of coloured metal twist off lids.
Wide neck – Verrine jars
The perfect match for: cheesecakes and crème brûlées.
Ornate – Hexagonal jars
The perfect match for: summer puddings or layered syllabubs.
Heavy base – Votive jars
The perfect match for: rich fruit and cream or Eton mess.
About the jars: traditionally used for candles, glass votives are also perfect for desserts. These thick, heavy base wide mouth glasses are great for serving visually appealing sweets.
Hinged lid – Le Parfait jars
The perfect match for: trifles and tiramisus.
About the jars: high quality Le Parfait preserving jars come with a hinged lid, which has a rubber seal. These premium glass jars are ideal for large sharing desserts or perfectly presented puddings.
Contemporary – Square jars
The perfect match for: bread puddings or fruit crumbles.
About the jars: square jars will give your desserts the edge. They are ideal for standing in a row, such as with dessert trios. Our square jars are available in 100ml, 130ml, 200ml, 8oz (227ml approx.), 282ml and 380ml sizes, with a choice of twist off lids.