On today's show I shared some of the Blue Ribbon winning recipes from the Kentucky State Fair. The photo is a banana and black walnut cake perfect for Autumn gatherings. Enjoy a slice of summer by trying out these Blue Ribbon Winners. Here are four recipes your family will love:
Phyllis Martin's Autumn Memories Cake
Marolyn Smith's Peach Pie
Trina Amos' Coconut Cream Pie
Kandace Kanzler's Tuscan Crust Pizza
This morning I shared that I have trouble with layered cakes. One Thanksgiving I tried making a layered carrot cake from my mom's recipe that we've used for years. It's fabulous by the way and I shared the recipe [here]. The cake turned out moist and delicious, and I painstakingly worked with the frosting, assembled the layers, and even inserted dowel rods. The thing that I didn't consider was that I needed to transport it on a windy road for several miles. Needless to say, it didn't hold up well, and I haven't attempted a layer cake since. While no layer cake would probably stand up to the transportation horrors that I put my poor carrot cake through, here are some expert tips I found to help with everything else.
How to: Make the Perfect Layer Cake