What’s your favorite Arkansas-centric dessert?
I recently talked with Anne Byrn, aka The Cake Mix Doctor, former Food editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and author, about Arkansas baking. Byrn, whose books include “A New Take on Cake,” “Skillet Love,” “American Cookie” and “American Cake” in addition to her “Cake Mix Doctor” titles, is working on a book — expected to be out in fall 2023 — about Southern baking.
Naturally, the conversation turned to sweets. We talked about desserts specific to Arkansas, desserts that might have originated here but migrated elsewhere, desserts from other places that Arkansans put their own