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Southern recipes desserts

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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 Banana Pudding

17 · 30 minutes · When it comes to desserts this Southern Banana Pudding is a classic and easy recipe that is completely homemade, feeds a crowd and is super addicting!


  • 4 Bananas, large
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 2 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 6 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 container Topping, whipped
  • 4 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 large box Vanilla wafers
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 4 cups Milk
The Yum Yum Cake lives up to its name. It tastes a bit like pineapple upside down cake. The icing makes it moist and gooey. (recipe from Keiser's Kitchen)

Keiser's Kitchen Cookbook Last week I decided I would begin making recipes from the Keiser's Kitchen cookbook, a cookbook compiled in 1969 by the Keiser Elementary School PTA moms as a Halloween fundraiser. First up: the Yum Yum Cake, a recipe submitted by Cleo Woodard. Mrs. Woodard was a friend of my Nana's. They were both members


Despite living in the South for over half of my life, I still chuckle at the whimsical names of Southern desserts. One such dessert that never fails to bring a smile to my face is Yum Yum Cake. It's a name that perfectly captures the essence of this delightful treat, and honestly, I can't think of a more fitting name for it. Yum Yum Cake is my ultimate comfort cake. The moistness of the cake, even without the addition of oil or butter, is a true marvel. But it's the sweet, gooey, crunchy…

Apple Hand Pies with apple pie filling inside pie crust or biscuit dough. Apple pie recipe has homemade apple filling, flaky pie crust.

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.

Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

31 · 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

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This easy blackberry cobbler recipe is an old fashioned favorite from my grandmother. It’s incredibly easy to make and is bursting with flavor. Fresh blackberries really make this classic shine but frozen or canned blackberries work as well. It’s a great quick dessert for those busy evenings or last-minute guests dropping in.   This recipe has that delicious southern, old-fashioned cobbler flavor but what makes it easy is it’s a blackberry cobbler with cake mix.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with one of these simple old fashioned desserts from scratch. There are vintage dessert recipes for cake, pies, fudge, candy and more!
This sinfully sweet recipe combines two of our favorite Southern desserts: classic cream pie and banana pudding. Does it get any better? We think not. Banana Cream Pie is a decadent dessert fit for a celebratory occasion like a birthday party, holiday gathering, or church potluck. #bananacreampie #pierecipe #dessert #southernbananacreampie #bananadessert #southernliving