Hungarian Gerbeaud Cake (Zserbó szelet) is probably the best known Hungarian dessert. A wonderful and delicious homemade layered cake with walnut and apricot jam filling, covered with chocolate. Click for the recipe.
Hungarian cottage cheese donuts (Túrófánk) are very easy to make, ideal for beginners. It takes only 15 minutes to prepare. The dough does not contain yeast, just a small amount of baking soda. Try this recipe, it is easy, quick and delicious.
Traditional Hungarian pancake (palacsinta). There are several things you can fill the palacsinta with, like apricot, vanilla or chocolate pudding, ground walnut, or cocoa powder. Hungarian pancakes are thin, similar to French crepes. Click for the recipe.