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Southern desserts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Southern desserts. Get inspired and try out new things.
Southern Peach Cobbler

Peach cobbler is a southern classic dessert made with warm, sweet peaches and fluffy cobbler crust; best served warm with vanilla ice cream.

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Looking for the best southern desserts to make? From cakes to cobbler to pecan pie, y'all will love these classic treats from the south.

54 · Looking for the best southern desserts to make? From cakes to cobbler to pecan pie, y'all will love these classic treats from the south.


  • 1 Bananas foster
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Applesauce cake
  • 1 Beignets
  • 1 Best southern pecan pie
  • 1 Chocolate cobbler
  • 1 Chocolate-mayonnaise cake
  • 1 Coconut layer cake
  • 1 Hummingbird cake
  • 1 Kentucky transparent pie
  • 1 Key lime pie
  • 1 Louisiana crunch cake
  • 1 Million dollar pound cake
  • 1 Mississippi mud cake
  • 1 Patti labelle's peach cobbler
  • 1 Paula deen's ooey gooey butter cake
  • 1 Punch bowl cake recipe
  • 1 Raisin cake, Old Fashioned
  • 1 Southern buttermilk chess pie recipe
  • 1 Southern chocolate pecan sheet cake, Old
  • 1 Southern sweet potato pie
  • 1 Southern sweet tea lemon cake
  • 1 Strawberry cobbler recipe
  • 1 Tennessee mountain stack cake
  • 1 Louisiana bread pudding
  • 1 Trisha yearwood banana pudding recipe
Southern Brown Sugar Pie Recipe, Must Try Dessert

Get the famous Southern recipe for brown sugar pie that is so delicious,easy to make, and a traditional family favorite pie!

Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

34 · 60 minutes · Southern Pecan Praline Cake is about as southern as you can get and if you like pecans and pralines you will love this easy to make, decadent and delicious dessert.


  • 4 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 1 15.25 oz box Butter pecan cake mix
  • 1 15 oz tub Coconut pecan frosting
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3/4 cup Vegetable or coconut oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Pecans, roasted roasted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Pecans, roasted and chopped
  • 2 tbsp Butter, unsalted
  • 1 14 oz can Condensed milk, sweetened
  • 1 cup Water
35 Vintage Church Desserts Worth Praising

There's really nothing like the old-fashioned Southern Living dessert recipes you can find in your mama's old church cookbook.

This Mississippi Mud Cake recipe is a decadent dessert that everyone will love. Featuring a gooey and moist chocolate cake topped with mini marshmallows, pecans, and chocolate icing, this is a classic recipe that never disappoints. This indulgent cake is perfect for any occasion!

This Mississippi Mud Cake recipe features a gooey and moist chocolate cake topped with mini marshmallows, pecans, and chocolate icing.

Hello Dolly Magic Cookie Bars - southern discourse

Make the best Hello Dolly Magic Cookie Bars loaded with browned coconut, crisp pecans, melted chocolate & a buttery graham cracker crust.

Watch popular Southern desserts videos

A favorite classic flavor combination, this Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Filling is easy and quick to make! Ready in just 15 minutes it's perfect for topping no-bake cream cheese pies, cheesecakes, ice cream -- and even one of our favorite southern desserts, Strawberry-Rhubarb Frie Pies (aka hand pies). For those of you who have never tasted rhubarb, it tastes a little bit like a slightly under-ripe pear and a sour apple combined.  It has a great flavor so use it while it's in season.
A classically delicious rich dessert smothered in bourbon sauce. This delicious dish is from the Jambalaya Cookbook of the Junior League of New Orleans, a compilation of Cajun and Creole recipes generously shared by the 1981 members of the New Orleans Junior League. If you’re looking for the perfect holiday dessert this recipe will not disappoint. #southerndessert #bourbonrecipes #holidaydesserts #breadpuddingrecipe
This Lemon Cheese Layer Cake recipe features soft cake layers sandwiching rich, buttery lemon curd and creamy Lemon-Orange Buttercream Frosting. This impressive four-layer cake is a stunning addition to any spring dessert table, and it's especially classic to the Southern region. #lemoncake #springbaking #layercake #eastercake #cakerecipe #southernliving
Lemon Bars by Melissa's Southern Style Kitchen. This recipe is one of the EASIEST desserts to make but they’re guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. I love the soft lemon filling paired with a crisp shortbread crust and the flavor is beyond delicious; so bright and zingy with all the lemon flavor from the juice and zest, they’re simply irresistible! Recipe Video Created by SnackableStudios.com #lemonbars #lemondesserts