Blue Ribbon Cake Recipes


Black Magic Cake (Best Chocolate Cake Ever!)

By Lisa Glass
When my mother passed away, a close family friend made us two wonderful cakes. One was...

Coconut Topped / Cream Cheese Sheet Cake

By Cassie *
This is my daughters favorite cake of all cakes. The first time I made it she...

Mama Seward's Strawberry Cake Recipe

By Wanda Harrison
I got this strawberry cake recipe from my daughter's grandmother. It is absolutely incredible.

PREACHER CAKE

By Susan J Swanson
My Dad (Edward Kielpikowski) loved to make this cake for company, potlucks, and for just...

Ice Box Lemon Drop Cake

By JANE LOUISE
My grandmother made a delicious, moist lemon cake like this from scratch years ago. It was...

The Original Easiest Pineapple Cake

By Cassie *
I love one-bowl recipes, and this one is no exception. You spread the cream cheese frosting...

Missy's Peanut Butter Passion Cake

By Melissa Dommert
I have never shared this specific recipe until now. It’s a wonderful cake and has been...

Brownie Sundae Cheesecake

By Debbie W
This has all the stuff in it l love. Brownies , cheesecake and chocolate!!! WOW!!!

Old School Butter Pound Cake

By Jennifer J
I am not really a dessert type of girl, BUT there are two cakes that I...

Kentucky Butter Cake

By Laura Davis
Oh so good! If you prefer your cake with more sauce, just make a double batch....

Granny Cake

By Stephanie Dodd
My mother has been making this cake for 30 years. It takes minimal time to...

Sweet Alabama Pecan Bread

By Amy Borne
My soon to be sister in law gave me the base of this pecan bread recipe...

Peanut Butter Meltaway Cake

By SK H
Our local candy store Gardners is famous for its peanut butter meltaway candy.

Peaches and Cream Cake

By April Fuller
I had this at a bed and breakfast in Elizabeth City, NC and I have searched...

Almond Joy Bars (With or Without the Almonds)

By Opal Jackson-Cakmak
This recipe is so good! Use light or dark chocolate. Use a 13x9 inch pan...

Mom's Gooey Butter Cake

By Shelly Pruett
My mom made this for years and has shared the recipe with many people, including my...

Blue Ribbon Apple Bundt Cake

By Crystal Villa
As the name implies, this cake won first place at my state fair! This cake always...

Anti-Crabby Cake

By Sarah Farrand
I'm sure there is an official name to this cake, but I grew up with it...

Oatmeal Cake

By Jolayne Cooper
This is one of my favorite cakes from when I was little. In fact, I always...

Mom's Raised Doughnuts

By Peggi Anne Tebben
My Mom was the best baker I have ever known, along with Great Aunt Jane. Whether...

BEST CARROT CAKE EVER

By JANE LOUISE
Again, going back to my vintage recipes that have been in my family for years, I...

Butter Pecan Cake

By theresa dibert
I love this butter pecan cake. It is a very attractive cake. This is usually my...

Bust Your Buttons Butter Cake

By Angela Gray
I named it that because one bite of this cake and you can't stop eating it...
13 Different Ways To Grill Chicken

13 Different Ways To Grill Chicken


When asked, “What’s for dinner?” and you answer chicken, you won’t get a sigh from your family if you say grilled chicken. No matter what cut of chicken your family likes, we’ve gathered an assortment of recipes to make all summer long. You’ll find grilled chicken breast, wing, and thigh recipes. Plus, a tasty recipe […]

13 Summer Grilled Side Dishes

13 Summer Grilled Side Dishes


It’s time to grab a cold drink and fire up the grill! While we love to grill chicken, steak, and salmon, grilled side dishes are some of the best. Balsamic vegetables, cheesy potatoes, charred fruit, and foil packets on the grill are must-makes this summer. Whether you’re grilling for your family on a Wednesday night […]

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad


One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]