These 16 knockout recipes truly take the cake. Here, we’ve shared the best of the best cakes, cookies, and breads that have competed at state and county fairs across America, many of which we are proud to sponsor.
These blue-ribbon winners, from a caramel and brown sugar streusel-gilded apple pie to a gorgeous raspberry and lemon curd layer cake, are tried-and-true recipes that are sure to impress.
Break out your Bundt pan for your own award-winning dessert (may we suggest our Lemon Bliss Cake?) — the now iconic pan gained fame after it was used in the winning bake at a national competition! Plus, the gold finish will make you feel like a first-place winner with everything you bake.