In the February 2012 issue, you will see cakes that nobody else has ever made, cakes that only a North Carolinian can appreciate. We asked our recipe developer, Wendy Perry, to create five quintessential North Carolina cakes. So, she rounded up a few of our food traditions – Krispy Kreme, country ham, pimento cheese, Nabs, and Pepsi – and created five new cakes with that old Carolina soul.

To learn more about how the cakes came to be, watch this exclusive Our State video.

Recipe cards for each of the five cakes are below. Click the link next to each image and print the pdf. NOTE: Adobe Reader is required to view and print the recipe cards. Click here to download.

The Krispy Kreme Cake

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The Maple Syrup & Country Ham Cake

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The Pimento Cheese Cake

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The Nabs Cake

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The Pepsi ‘N’ Peanuts Cake

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