Southern Sweets Showdown Round 1: #14 Apple Fritters vs. #3 Bread Pudding

Creole Bread Pudding with Vanilla Whiskey Sauc...

Creole Bread Pudding. Image via Wikipedia

Round One of the Southern Sweets Showdown rolls on with the 3-seeds versus the 14-seeds.

Today’s matchup comes from the Cakes, Puddings & Ice Cream Region, pitting the #3 Bread Pudding against #14 Apple Fritters.

It’s a busy time for most of us at RSM, so there’s no time to go into detail on these two competitors. However, here are a couple of recipes for you. First up, check out Paula Deen’s bread pudding recipe. (Bread pudding: bread or pudding? Discuss.)

And Southern Plate waxes nostalgic about apple fritters. They’re sweet, deep fried and taste of apples. What’s not to love?

Assuming you’ve already made up your mind, head over to our Facebook page and decide who is more worthy to move on to the second round. Or simply take the poll below:


  1. Red Velvet Cake vs. Bread Pudding | Real Southern Men - February 2, 2012

    […] Bread Pudding, the three-seed in the Cakes, Puddings & Ice Cream region, is a lumpy, gooey concoction that is all about flavor. A dessert from humble origins, bread pudding was created in Europe and the Middle East centuries ago as a use for stale bread. In the New World, the dish became popular in the South, where dishes made the best use of resources in a simply-stocked kitchen. […]

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