Known across the nation as Tennessee’s state dessert, banana pudding even has its own festival in Hickman County. We’re big fans of creamy banana treats out here – even in the dead of winter. Since it’s snowing like crazy out here in Middle Tennessee this week, we’ll be banana pudding dreamin’.
10) Jack of Hearts Bar-B-Que - Spring Hill
Located out in Spring Hill, Jack of Hearts has some of the creamiest, most decadent banana pudding in the state. Don't let the sign fool you - this awesome spot is open for business.
9) Muddy's Bake Shop - Memphis
This yummy bake shop has a banana pudding shot for all you health conscious folk. Just a little bit to whet that appetite, then you can take ten home. Because you'll want them.
8) Loveless Café - Nashville
Who. Doesn't. LOVE the Loveless Cafe?! The iconic restaurant may be known for its biscuits, but the banana pudding will send you home with a smile.
7) Cozy Corner - Memphis
Featured on Diners, Drive-In's and Dives, the Cozy Corner looks a bit sketch but serves a creamy, banana laden pudding that will give your sweet tooth a run for your money. Even if you don't live in Memphis, you may want to.
6) Mama's Farmhouse - Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge wins top billing when it comes to their banana pudding. Plus, you get a salty southern meal to start. Yum!
5) Countryside Café - Ooltewah
We weren't sure if the Chattanooga area was going to make the list, but leave it to little Ooltewah. This banana pudding is to die for.
4) Arnold's Country Kitchen - Nashville
This Nashville meat 'n three is only open for lunch, with lines wrapping the block. Whether you're a fan of bananas or not, you'll definitely want to make an exception.
3) Central BBQ - Memphis
You know Central for their BBQ, but their banana pudding is why they're on our list. You'll find pages and pages of online raving reviews on this sweet dessert.
2) Sweet P's Barbeque & Soul House - Knoxville
It was a hard run for number one, and Knoxville came in as number two. Their huge servings give them a couple points in our book, too!
1) Peter D's - Murfreesboro
As the winner of the 2015 banana pudding contest, there's absolutely NO way we could leave Peter D's in the dust. Plus, their vanilla wafers are homemade! Number one. Forever and always. Good work, Murfreesboro.
Have you tried any of these winners? Do you feel like we left off your favorite spot? Let us know in the comments below! Who knows…? There just may be a rematch in our future!