CakeBook Monday: 1954 PILLSBURY BAKE-OFF BOOKLET
Today's pick for CakeBook Monday is really all about one recipe: Blueberry Boy Bait.
Honestly, I've never even made another recipe from the booklet as it's all been about BBB ever since that first bite of this delicate, lemon-blueberry-cinnamon-sugar beauty.
Rennie Powell, a young woman in Chicago, submitted the recipe to the 1954 Pillsbury Bake-off, taking home 2nd place in the Junior division. She said whenever she baked this particular cake, the boys would come running, hence the Boy Bait part. I was so taken with this notion, I once tried to bring it to life: