The noun "dessert" can be both countable and uncountable.
Meaning: sweet food eaten at the end of a meal
Example sentence: What would you like for dessert?
Meaning: a particular type or category of dessert
Example sentence: If you want to lose weight, you shouldn't eat so many desserts.
Test your understanding:
- If you want a dessert, why not have some fruit with low-fat ice-cream?
- If you want some dessert, why not have a banana with low-fat ice-cream?