Blue Ribbon Cake Recipes


BANANA CAKE

By AM GIORDANO
I have LOVED this cake since I was a kid!!!! It would make appearances at Family...

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...

Cajun Cake

By Betty Campisi
Family favorite for weekend get together.

Chocolate Pecan Cake

By Teresa Edwards
I love desserts and chocolate! This cake is so delicious, I have made it several...

Drunk Pecan Pie Bread Pudding

By Gina Davis
Ok, I went rogue on this recipe who follows rules right? Didn't even look for a...

Turtle Cake

By Charlotte Barrett
We LOVE this cake! It is so delicious and it is even better when chilled overnight...

Caramel Pecan Pound Cake

By Linda Hughes
I have made this cake for years and take it to church functions and just to...

Easter Cake Pops

By nadine mesch
I made these last weekend with my nieces. We had so much fun. They were fun...

Perfect Italian Cream Cake

By Michelle Vincent
Everyone loves this cake, and can't believe it starts with a mix! The frosting recipe...

Dangerously Fudgy Brownies

By Krystal McDowell
I could never find a brownie recipe that I liked. Too dense, too cakey, too dry,...

Kentucky Apple Cake

By Lisa Glass
When my mother passed away, a close family friend made us two fantastic cakes. This apple...

Cherry Pecan Cinnamon Roll Cake - Annette's

By Annette W.
I took your basic cinnamon roll cake recipe and added a twist. This is the dessert...

Marilyn's Moist Banana Cake & Frosting

By Marilyn Renfro Gore
This is one of the moistest and tastiest desserts I have made and is a big...

Mardi Gras Bread

By LISA BOGER
With Mardi Gras coming up, I got to thinking about this bread. Have made this for...

Pina Colada Upside Down Cake

By Donata Natalino
If you don't want to use the pineapple tidbits, rings can be used in place. I...

Blue Ribbon Blueberry Coffee Cake

By Mary Louise
This has been a favorite that I've made a lot for the past 30 years. I...

Southern Banana Bread

By Dana Moore AKA: Southern Gals Cook
When I tried this recipe for the first time it lacked the "wow" factor. So, I...

Banana Cake With Buttercream Frosting

By Sandy Jones
This banana cake recipe came from my great grandmother and has been in the family for...

Addictive Carrot Cake

By Amanda Hyatt
My mom has been making this cake since I can remember and it's always a special...

The Original Easiest Pineapple Cake

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

Arlene's Caramel & Streusel Coffee Cake

By Arlene Jacobson
I love baking, but most of all I love creating new recipes of my own. My...

Brownie Cheesecake

By Debra Russell
When thinking of this brownie cheesecake, all I can say is MMMMM!

Pecan Pie Cake

By Betty Campisi
This is such an easy dessert.
17 Recipes Made With Canned Pineapple

17 Recipes Made With Canned Pineapple


Canned pineapple can be used in everything from appetizers to desserts. And, the recipes can be sweet or on the slightly savory side. We’re not knocking fresh pineapple. It’s delicious. But when looking for convenience, we love to grab a can of pineapple from the shelf. That way we can enjoy pineapple flavor when they’re […]

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs


Over the years I’ve learned people have strong opinions about fresh garlic. Either someone loves it and can’t get enough or they hold the garlic when a recipe calls for it. Personally, I’m team garlic. I love that it can enhance an assortment of recipes. For those garlic lovers, this Janet’s Notebook is for you. […]

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April


Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]