A round red cake on a black plate, seen from above


Leftover Cranberry Sauce Upside-Down Cake

A second life for an undersung Thanksgiving side

Cheesecake on a cake stand


Twenty-Two Thanksgiving Desserts

The sweet stuff of holiday legend

Slices of pie on white plates with a cup of coffee


Bourbon-Spiked Pecan Pie Two Ways

Because spirited holiday tables often demand spirited takes on the classics, here are two versions of bourbon pecan pie—one with dark chocolate and one that layers in silky pumpkin


The Lasting Legacy of Old-Fashioned Persimmon Pudding

An autumnal classic from the recipe files of Mom

Anatomy of a Classic

Banana Pudding’s Heated Debate

Chef Rob McDaniel channels warm memories of the sweet Southern dessert

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Classic Key Lime Pie

How to make Florida’s bright and refreshing pie, topped with homemade whipped cream

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Lemony Strawberry Polenta Cake

Grits’ Italian cousin and seasonal bounty make a dish ripe for summertime

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Peachy Pecan Pie Pancake for Mother’s Day

Show your mama some love with this beautiful Southern breakfast


Marigold Banana Pudding

The House of Marigold shares its own Derby-day delight

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Miranda Lambert’s Whiskey Cupcakes

“The look of surprise when that whiskey taste hits folks’ tongues? It’s not what people expect. It’s even better,” writes the country artist in her new cookbook

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Miranda Lambert’s Lemon Meringue Pie

The Texas country icon shares a recipe inherited from her Nonny

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The Velvet Hammer Cocktail

This adult milkshake is your new favorite nightcap


Blondies with Pecan Praline Sauce

The classic treat gets a butterscotch makeover drizzled with Southern sweetness


Chocolate Pecan Pie Shortbread Bars to Cure a Bad Day

A sweet Southern pick-me-up


Sweet Apple Fritters Are Easy Breakfast—or Anytime—Treats

Italian “Frittelle di Mele” make delicious use of farm-fresh ingredients


Toya Boudy’s Prize-Winning Beignets with Raspberry Coulis

Bring a bit of classic New Orleans sweetness to your kitchen


Fluff Bake Bar’s Sunken Kisses

Houston “Sugar Fairy” Rebecca Masson shares a peanut buttery treat for Valentine’s Day


Bourbon Banana Stack Cake

A Louisville chef unites her favorite Filipino and Kentucky flavors


Pink Lemonade Tart for Two

A vibrant twist on a tangy classic from Savannah chef Annie Coleman


Hachland Hill Scones

A Nashville chef pays tribute to his famous grandmother with this adaptable recipe