50 States of Baking Extended Recipe List

In our most recent issue of Bake from Scratch, we took bakers across the country to highlight the bakes and bounty that make each state (and DC!) special in our 50 States of Baking feature. Here, we highlight the recipes we loved that didn’t make it into the issue.

Alabama: Lane Cake

Alaska: Sourdough Bread

Arizona: Sopaipillas featured in our May/June 2022 issue

Arkansas: Possum Pie

California: Citrus Chiffon Cake featured in our May/June 2022 issue

Colorado: Peaches & Cream Cake

Cherry Clafoutis

Connecticut: Snickerdoodles

DC: Cherry Crumb Cake or Cherry Clafoutis

Delaware: Ginger Peach Biscuit Pie

Florida: Key Lime Pie

Georgia: Spiced Rum Pecan Pie

Hawaii: Hawaiian BunsHawaiian Buns

Idaho: Potato Rolls

Illinois: Jam-Filled Kolaczki

Indiana: Sticky Toffee Pudding Prune Squares

Iowa: Chocolate-Covered Crisp Rice Cookies

Kansas: We featured Bierock and Pfeffernusse Cookies, but unfortunately have not developed recipes for either yet. That being said, a quickle Google search will give you some great options!

Kentucky: We featured Derby Pie and bourbon. Despite not having a Derby Pie recipe on our site, we do have a plethora of bourbon filled boozy bakes (click here for some ideas).

Louisiana: Bananas Foster featured in our May/June 2022 issue

Maine: Maine Blueberry Pie

Maryland: We featured Smith Island Cake, but Dobos Torte is incredibly similar in flavor.

Massachusetts: Amaretto Boston Cream Pie

Michigan: Bumpy Cake featured in our May/June 2022 issue

Minnesota: Tunnel of Fudge

Mississippi: The Ultimate Mississippi Chocolate Mud Pie

Missouri: St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake

Montana: Rye Sandwich Bread

Nebraska: We have plenty of corn and cornmeal based recipes on the Bake from Scratch site, but would recommend using Google to find an authentic Runza recipe.

Nevada: Gateau Basque

New Hampshire: Spiced Apple Cider Doughnuts

New Jersey: Cannoli Sheet Cake

New Mexico: Flan

New York: Black-and-White Cookies featured in our May/June 2022 issue

North Carolina: Hummingbird Cake

North Dakota: Although we don’t have a Lefse recipe on our site, we have a plethora of other delicious flatbreads featured here.

Ohio: Meyer Lemon Shaker Pie

Oklahoma: Double Berry Hand Pies

Oregon: Blackberry Crumb Pie

Pennsylvania: Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Rhode Island: Five Spice Molasses Cookies

South Carolina: Benne Wafers

South Dakota: Kuchen de Migas

Tennessee: Tennessee Stack Cake

Texas: German Chocolate Cake

Utah: Because of the no-bake nature of Jell-O, we don’t use it in our recipes. However, there are plenty of recipes to be found online, as well as on the back of Jell-O boxes.

Vermont: Apple Cheddar Pie

Photography by Maya Visnyei / Recipe Development and Food Styling by Emily Turner

Virginia: Maple Bourbon Chess Pie

Washington: Nanaimo Bars

West Virginia: Apple Butter

Wisconsin: Cranberry Kringle

Wyoming: Rosemary Parmesan Soda Bread

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  1. Many of these recipes have been featured in BFS over the years. It would be nice to note in which issue they appear so ppl don’t have to hunt for them themselves.


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