Nana's Recipe Book (showing a photo of her, her brownceramic squirrel,and a clipping of a "Kentucky Whiskey Cake".)
in which her mother, my Nana, had pulled together all of her treasured recipes. Although the recipe came from the Louisville newspaper, I have a hand written recipe she gave me as well. It looks so homey, what with her vintage handwriting, and the cooking stains.
Nana's Handwritten Pink Lady Strawberry Cake Recipe (with evidence of prior use!)
A Slice of Pink Heaven (from Amy E.'s Made in Mississippi blog)
...and the buttercream frosting has a lovely pink color from the addition of thawed frozen strawberries. For a homemade from scratch strawberry cake recipe without the in-the-box ingredients go to this post from Latest Addiction's blog.