Desserts that HaMotzi Does Not Cover

Non-mezonot dessert foods (which often have a sweet taste) are not normally eaten with bread. Say fore-blessings on desserts at a meal (for which you have already said ha'motzi and eaten bread) only on:
  • Fruit from “trees”(borei pri ha'eitz),
  • Fruit from the ground (borei pri ha'adama), such as melons and strawberries, and
  • Specialty items (she'hakol), such as ice cream.
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