At Neal’s Deli in Carrboro, Matt and Sheila Neal carve their own slice of culinary history.
At The Bakehouse in Aberdeen, items like the black forest cake are a nod to owner Martin Brunner's European heritage.
At Savannah Red in Charlotte, couples love it when servers ignite the caramel-bourbon sauce of the Krispy Kreme bread pudding at the table.
Paul’s Pastry Shop
While Paul makes other delicious pastries, the glazed doughnuts remain the best sellers at Paul's Pastry Shop in Burlington.
Cheesecakes by Alex
At Cheesecakes by Alex in Greensboro, you can pick 12 different flavors to build your own cheesecake wheel.
Bread of Heaven Bakery
Despite its name, there is no bread at the Bread of Heaven Bakery in Goldsboro — only sweet, mouthwatering creations like red velvet cake and pig-picking cake.
Mountain Pie Company
Merri and Bill Tyndall bake dozens of flavors of pie each day, including Blueberry Blintz, at the Mountain Pie Company in Hendersonville.
An Ode to Banana Pudding
It’s a simple dish built in layers, rich and comforting, reflecting the foundation of a satisfying Southern life.
The Sisters McMullen
Unfortunately, this dessert spot in Asheville is now closed. See our original post about them below and other North Carolina bakeries you should visit.