14Best Southern Dessert Recipes

Banana Pudding


Barbecue restaurant in the South, and you'll likely find banana pudding on the menu. It's the perfect ending to a Southern meal

Coca-Cola Cake


Cake that's made with Coke? Yep, it's a Southern thing! And don't knock it until you try it.

Blueberry Peach Cobbler


Dessert that's as sweet as a Georgia peach? You can't go wrong with our cobbler recipe, which adds blueberries for extra flavor

Grilled Strawberry


Strawberry shortcake is delicious on its own, but if you want to kick things up, throw this dessert on the grill

Key Lime Pie


Florida is a Southern state, and there's no more quintessential Floridian treat than key lime pie. It's a summertime sweet you won't be able to resist

Coconut Cream Pie


This coconut cream pie recipe features a thick and creamy coconut filling, crispy homemade pie crust, mounds of sweet whipped cream

Apple Pie


Southern pies without the classic apple, a staple at any Southern cookout. Our recipe uses a crumb-based topping

Sweet Potato Pie


The South knows how much you can do with a pie crust and some creative filling ideas. Sweet potatoes are North Carolina's state vegetable

Red Velvet Cake


 Red velvet cake originated in New York City at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel. But you'll also find it in plenty of Southern bakeries

Hummingbird Cake


This delectable treat features bananas and pineapple for a dessert that's unlike anything you've had before.

Lane Cake


Lane cake, which originated in Alabama, features white cake layered with raisins and a bourbon filling, finished off with white frosting

Bananas Foster


We can't have a list of Southern desserts without this New Orleans treat!

Pecan Pie


And, we're back with more pies! Pecan pie is a staple on Southern Thanksgiving tables, though it's just as delicious year-round.

Mississippi Mud Pie


Plenty of chocolate and whipped cream to go around, this Southern dessert is perfect for anyone with a serious sweet tooth.

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