We’ve run into a few stumpers on lists over the years, but this one may take the… cake: North Carolina’s favorite dessert is not one we would have thought of.
Coventry Direct used some interesting methodology to determine the most popular dessert in every state. They took a list of 40 of the most popular desserts and then analyzed Google search terms in each state for those 40 desserts.
While not a bad metric, it does seem to create an issue in states where popular desserts don’t really need to be Googled: Grandma just passes that recipe right on down.
But anyway, while most of us might guess chocolate cake, or sweet potato pie for North Carolina, you’d be wrong apparently.
Let’s take a look at the most popular dessert in every state: