If you are looking for a dessert that is truly unusual then look no further because we’ve got pig pickin’ cake in the oven!
Boy oh boy, is this pig pickin’ cake recipe ever easy to follow! Seriously! It calls for a cake mix, gasp! Now, I know some of you take issue with using cake mixes and that is fine. Feel free to make your own cake from scratch. While you are on your 7th hour in the kitchen I’ll be enjoying a delicious slice of box mix pig pickin’ cake haha! Seriously though, do whatever floats your boat and makes you happy. Anyway, let’s get back to the recipe at hand. Who here has ever made or eaten a southern pig pickin’ cake? My aunt Sharon makes this cake quite a bit but I don’t always get to eat it because she lives in the south and I live in the north.
so, i obviously had to learn to make this amazing pig pickin’ cake myself if I want to enjoy it on the regular.
Who wouldn’t wanna eat a cake that is named after a pink little farm animal? Pig Pickin’ cake is the epitome of southern eating. My Aunt Sharon, who lives in Tennesse, makes this cake for every family reunion that we have because she knows that it is a family favorite. I can remember being a little girl and eating pig pickin’ cake with my cousins. it was always a “sweet” time. You can pair this cake with your favorite ice cream, but you really don’t need to as the cake is sweet enough and certainly filled with flavor.
You know where else you can take a pig pickin’ cake? A church potluck. Yum!
For the cake:
1 box Betty Crocker yellow cake mix
1 stick margarine (softened)