Nothing beats taking a bite of a rich and comforting slice of homemade pecan pie, except maybe a thick piece of chewy, red velvet cake. Whether you're preparing dessert for a weeknight dinner, hosting a big party, or you want to impress your friends with your baking skills at an upcoming potluck, there is a southern dessert for the occasion. We've compiled a list of 10 essential Southern desserts for you to choose from.
We can all agree that southern cooking has long enjoyed a top spot in the hearts and stomachs of many dessert lovers, but how do you decide on your next dessert?
There are so many desserts to choose from, we're sure our list will have something you'll love. Click on the slideshow to see 10 essential Southern desserts, and try one of our recipes. Some of these recipes will be familiar to you, while others provide a unique twist on an old favorite. Whatever your preference may be, there is a recipe here for every taste and occasion.