Perfectly capture the pure joy of the perfect sundae at Wiles-Smith Drugs in Memphis. If you’re on the trail of the best baked goods, start out at the northeastern corner of the state at the Dutch Maid Bakery in Tracy City, the oldest family-owned bakery in the state, serving breakfast and lunch daily. The Tellico Grains Bakery is the area’s only wood-fired brick oven bakery. In Maryville, sit down with some Italian sweets at Dolce’s, where you can pair your coffee or espresso with cannoli or Cassata cake. While you’re in Knoxville, visit Magpies, voted the best cupcake place.
For something a little different, stop at the Lynchburg Cake and Candy Co., once featured on the Food Network. You’ll find tipsy cakes made with Jack Daniel famous sippin’ whiskey. The Aurora Bakery in South Nashville specializes in Mexican sweet breads and other international pastries. In West Tennessee, be sure to visit the Flippen Fruit Farm in Troy, where the famous Flippen Fruit Pies are made.
Ice cream, chocolate and fried pies! Oh, my! From doughnut palaces to dessert delicacies, candy stores and soda shops, Tennessee has something to make to make your taste buds jump for joy!