With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, we are in quite the festive mood. While we know you’ve made plans for that holiday turkey, it’s time to start thinking about the sweet treats that your dessert table should hold. Go all out this year with these decadent and delicious recipes straight from Louisiana. From beautiful tarts to classic cakes, these 16 desserts are bound to impress all of your holiday guests.
The Gateau de Sirop is a traditional French Cajun dessert, and the addition of figs makes it an especially wonderful fall treat. This Fig Gateau de Sirop came to us from the kitchen of Katie Shirkey-Leithead.
Our new take on a classic New Orleans dessert. They are as delicious as they are cute.
An incredible version of the famous New Orleans doberge cake, this dessert will wow your guests.
Airy French bread is whipped together with meringue to create the soufflé texture that makes it unique. The pudding is light yet moist, and notes of vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg stand up to the rich whiskey sauce poured on top.
This Chocolate and Pecan Tart features all of our favorite holiday flavors.
This stunning and simple crepe cake is filled with the cinnamon-ey goodness of Biscoff Spread.
With an overnight soak, some high-quality bittersweet chocolate, and a decadent Buttery Rum Sauce, you’ll have a rave-worthy dessert on the table with time to spare.
Regardless of what you call it, make sure to reserve a spot on your fall table for this delicious spiced and sweetened cushaw squash pie.
These coconut cream pies from Duck Dynasty’s Ms. Kay Robertson are perfect for the Thanksgiving feast and holiday dinners.
These sweet potato tarts from Duck Dynasty’s Ms. Kay Robertson are bound to brighten up any Thanksgiving or holiday table.
For a seasonal standout this year, try this fruity citrus Orange Marmalade Bundt Cake. Break out your most festive Bundt pans, and this simple cake turns into a holiday showstopper that looks as good as it tastes.
Try this Rum Soaked Pound Cake at your next holiday gathering.
After pressing out the dough for her Tarte au la Bouillie (a traditional Cajun custard pie), Alzina Toups saves the scraps and makes them into cookies.