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Scooped: Peanut and Coke Sorbet

Sweets Max Falkowitz 4 comments

I'm as Yankee as they come, but I know a good idea when I see one, and the sweet-fizzy-drink-meets-salty-snack mash-up is a good one indeed. Once you accept that the Coke functions as a rootsy, molasses-tinged caramel to coat the peanuts in a way not unlike that northern ballpark snack, the concept goes down easier. But my question last weekend was if the combination could make the transition to ice cream. More

One Bowl Baking: Hummingbird Pudding Cake

Sweets Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

This classic southern cake is full of pineapple, banana, and pecans and iced with a creamy cream cheese frosting. This snack cake version is easy mixed in just one bowl and oh so moist. More

Hummingbird Pudding Cake

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 13 comments

This classic southern cake is full of pineapple, banana, and pecans and iced with a creamy cream cheese frosting. This snack cake version is easy mixed in just one bowl and oh so moist. More

Chess Pie with Blackened Pineapple Salsa

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

As sweet as it is classic, "sugary as hell" Chess Pie from Smoke & Pickles gets amped up by blackened chunks of fried pineapple. More

American Classics: Chocolate Peanut Pie

Sweets Alexandra Penfold Post a comment

For years I've looked longingly in the direction of pecan pie, but with a tree nut allergy, I figured my love would remain unrequited. Then I learned of a Peanut Pie that hails from Virginia and the Carolinas. It sounded just like the nuts + sweet goo that I crave, and turns out, it's all that and more. More

Chocolate Peanut Pie

Serious Eats Alexandra Penfold 1 comment

The chocolate, peanut, and sweet goo combination in this pie is reminiscent of a candy bar come to life, with an added air of sophistication from the molasses. More

Share Your Sweets: Southern Desserts

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

This week we looked for inspiration from the American South. You sent in some of the South's best sweets, including red velvet cake, pecan tassies, and an upside down cake starring (what else?) peaches. More

American Classics: Doberge Cake

Sweets Alexandra Penfold 6 comments

New Orleans may be best known around these parts for beignets and King Cake, but when it comes time to celebrate your birthday in the Big Easy, it's the over the top Doberge Cake—that's pronounced DOUGH-bash for the folks at home—that steals the show. More

Meyer Lemon Chess Pie

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 6 comments

The humble Chess Pie gets a seasonal update with floral Meyer lemons. More

Caramel Cake

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

This recipe from The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen shows you how to create a beautifully oozy, burnt-sugar sweet-salty mini-tower of delight. More

Bake the Book: Sweet Benne Wafers

Sweets Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

There are several varieties of benne wafers in existence; some sweet, some savory, some a mix of both. These wafers, from The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen are on the sweet side, all the way to caramel. With an addictively crunchy-chewy texture, and full of toasted sesame flavor, these little darlings will disappear as fast as you can turn them out. More

Sweet Benne Wafers

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 2 comments

Addictively chewy, slightly caramelized and full of toasted sesame flavor, these sweet 'benne' wafer cookies Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen will disappear as fast as you can turn them out. More

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