25+ Classic Southern Dessert Recipes


25+ Classic Southern Dessert Recipes

These traditional Southern desserts are easy to make, packed with flavor, and perfect for your next summer picnic!

25 Classic Southern Dessert Recipes

Nothing beats classic Southern comfort food, especially when it comes to desserts. There's just something about down-home cooking and baking that soothes the soul. Maybe it's all that butter!

Whether it's peach cobbler or custard pie, soul food desserts are simple, delicious, and always crowd favorites. Luckily for you, we've rounded up some these 25+ Classic Southern Dessert Recipes for you to try. If you like fruit desserts, we've got you covered with plenty of cobbler recipes. For the chocolate lovers, you'll find cakes and pies to satisfy your cravings. If you love buttery, brown sugar pecan desserts, we've got a few of those, too!

In no time you will feel like you're back in your Grandma's kitchen, or a Southern bakery. Treat your friends and family to one of these traditional desserts and watch everyone's face light up. These easy dessert recipes are just the thing to bring to family gatherings, picnics, potlucks, or to make any weeknight extra-special. Strap on your apron and get to work because these recipes are so amazing that you will want to try out several as soon as possible.

Watch and Learn: Having a lazy Southern summer day? Watch the video below to learn how to make our Lazy Day Southern Peach Cobbler:

Southern Cobbler Reipces

Easy Southern Peach Cobbler

No list of Southern desserts would be complete without cobbler! Cobbler is so great because it's easy to make, delicious, and a real crowd pleaser. Bring one of these delicious cobbler creations to your next family gathering, and you'll go home with an empty dish.

Whether you're craving some classic peach cobbler, something unique like cranberry apple cobbler, or something crazy easy, like one-minute blueberry cobbler, there's a recipe here for you!

Southern Cakes and Pies

Classic Hummingbird Cake

They sure know how to do cakes and pies right in the South. From bright and sunny hummingbird cake to Derby pie, Southern desserts are famous because they're so good. (Although not always the healthiest.) And of course, there's caramel cake. This sugary dessert is a staple of every dessert table in the South.

Other Southern Dessert Recipes

Southern Apple Dumpling Recipe

Southern desserts are in their best form when they mix the old with the new. These desserts take the classic and put a new twist on it. From dessert mashups like pecan pie bread pudding to classic banana pudding, these desserts will quickly become family favorites.

What's your favorite Southern dessert recipe?
Let us know in the comments!

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