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Sweets

Beignets in a bowl

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A Georgia pastry chef honors her Louisiana roots with a spiced dessert

Plates of ice cream with cherries

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A cold Southern treat makes sweet use of the crunchy stuff

A plate of layered cake

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“If somebody makes you a Lane cake, they love you”

An illustration of a honeysuckle flower

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Everyone screams for Big Spoon Creamery’s sweet floral treat

A tin with angel food cake on a table

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Just waiting for fresh cream and berries

A plate of six brownies topped with toasted marshmallow fluff

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…and get an upgrade courtesy of dulce de leche

A plate with a slice of yellow bread pudding with a drizzle of raspberry

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Robert St. John puts his own silky spin on a creamy classic at Crescent City Grill in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

A white building with a large glass front with trees and shrubs in the front.

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And shares her favorite strawberry pie to welcome spring

Two glass cups filled with a strawberries and cream dessert

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A bit of bubbly livens up cake, strawberries, and whipped cream in this easy, elegant Valentine’s dessert for two

Carrot cake on a white plate

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A holiday favorite from the Garden & Gun Club at the Battery Atlanta

A collage of eight images; all are decadent cheesecakes on plates

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From a winery with three Southern locations, a culinary mastermind churns out hundreds of cheesecakes, rolls, crackers, and these classic oatmeal cookies

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

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A second life for an undersung Thanksgiving side

Cheesecake on a cake stand

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The sweet stuff of holiday legend

Slices of pie on white plates with a cup of coffee

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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

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An autumnal classic from the recipe files of Mom

Anatomy of a Classic

Chef Rob McDaniel channels warm memories of the sweet Southern dessert

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

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

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Show your mama some love with this beautiful Southern breakfast

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The House of Marigold shares its own Derby-day delight