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Southern Flavors Pound Cake

Southern Flavors Pound Cake

| December 8, 2014 | 98 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this five flavored pound cake. We developed this cake for Southern Flavoring Company of  Bedford, Virginia, makers of Happy Home Flavorings. Southern Flavoring Company has been the “secret ingredient” in cakes, pies and all types of desserts since 1929. We’re using five of our favorite flavors […]

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Annie’s Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

Annie’s Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

| December 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this very special Christmas Fruitcake.  No flour or baking is involved, just add all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix well.  Spoon the mixture into small aluminum loaf pans and make Christmas gifts for all the special people on your list. Printable recipe included. …   […]

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Spanish Bar Cake

Spanish Bar Cake

| November 10, 2014 | 10 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make our version of the old fashioned, A&P Spanish Bar Cake. We’ve stepped back in time to recreate one of your favorite tastes from the past with this very special spice cake recipe. We’ll share the cake recipe, and the frosting recipe, so you can make this wonderful […]

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Mama’s Fresh Coconut Cake

Mama’s Fresh Coconut Cake

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this old fashioned, southern favorite, that I refer to as Mama’s Fresh Coconut Cake. We’re grating fresh coconut, making layers from scratch, doing everything just the way Mama did to make one of her best cakes. It wasn’t about looks to Mama, it just needed to taste […]

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Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

| September 29, 2014 | 6 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this Pepsi and Peanuts Pie. We went back to the days of our youth to create this unique pie based on pouring peanuts into a cold glass bottle of Pepsi-Cola. It was a favorite thing to do growing up, and now we’ve turned all that sweet-salty […]

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Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie

| August 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this old Southern favorite Buttermilk Pie. Don’t let the name confuse you, it doesn’t really taste like buttermilk. You’ll love the sweet taste of this quick and easy pie with just a hint of nutmeg. Make your own crust, or use a ready-made frozen one, either way, it’s […]

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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this creamy and crunchy Butter Pecan Ice Cream. We’re toasting our pecans, making our custard from scratch, then freezing it in our wooden ice cream churn. We’ll take it up a notch by using Maple Syrup and North Carolina grown Pecans. The whole family is going to love […]

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True Pound Cake

True Pound Cake

| June 30, 2014 | 3 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this True Pound Cake.  Consisting of one pound each of Eggs, Flour, Sugar and Butter, this recipe is referred to as the “True” recipe for making pound cake.  Dating back to the 1700’s, this version is a bit more dense than today’s pound cakes, but well worth adding […]

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Baker’s Coconut Cake

Baker’s Coconut Cake

| May 12, 2014 | 4 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this Baker’s Coconut Cake.  The layers are made from scratch based on a recipe adapted from a 1924 booklet all about Baker’s Coconut.  The icing is also made from scratch and features Confectioner’s Sugar with just a little bit of heavy cream. You’ll love this old fashioned Coconut […]

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Southern Pecan Pie

Southern Pecan Pie

| April 7, 2014 | 6 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making one of the South’s favorite desserts – Pecan Pie.  We’re using an old recipe that calls for Brown Sugar and just a little Karo Corn Syrup. Wait, did I mention it also has a little bit of Corn Meal?  We’re using a made-from-scratch pie crust, but you could […]

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