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You’ve Never Tasted Anything Like These 10 Unique Desserts In Kentucky

Kentucky has creative cooks and plenty of sweet ingredients, which paved the way for some mouthwatering desserts over the centuries. There is a lot to be said for southern cooks, especially when it comes to the sweets department. I can remember standing in the kitchen as a child while my Momma made quite a few of these from scratch. Store bought is good, but nothing beats homemade, as southern cooks put a little love in every bite. I can easily testify to the truth in that, as over the years I’ve had the pleasure of trying each one of these.

Here are 10 mouthwatering Kentucky desserts you’ll want to try at least once:

Each and every one of these unique Kentucky desserts hold a special place in my heart, and my stomach. The memories of watching my elder relatives create these sweets, and then enjoying the finished products is unforgettable. I can still imagine the scents wafting through the air, and the anticipation of getting a slice or a piece. These are just 10 of my personal favorites, but I know every Kentuckian has their own. What are your favorite Kentucky desserts?

Jenn Shockley
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky. I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.