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"Miss Maudie Atkinson baked a Lane Cake so loaded with shinny it made me tight." -- Scout Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird // PBS

Southern specialty: Lane cake recipe (1978

Southern specialty: Lane cake recipe (1978) My ex's mother used to make this. Yummy old southern recipe!

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Lane Cake

This cake improves in flavor as it ages and mellows. Covered and uncut, it may be made two days before serving, and it doesn't need to be refrigerated.

Lane Cake

Invented by Emma Rylander Lane in the late 19th century, this bourbon-spiked raisin, pecan, and coconut showstopper gets more flavorful with age. Martha made this recipe on episode 707 of Martha Bakes.

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The Secret Ingredient in the Cake Harper Lee Made Famous

You might call Southerners shameless name-droppers. After all, we have a habit of honoring people and places by naming cakes after them. Take, for instance, the Lane Cake, which likely has its most...

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Chocolate orange cake (really good, really simple)

Chocolate orange cake by Scrummy Lane. Light, rich and moist - just as I'd hoped! Perfect for Christmas!

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Soft-centered triple chocolate muffins

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