Blue Ribbon Baker, Marjorie Johnson, has been a guest on Twin Cities Live since the first week we went on air. She’s been a fixture in the baking community event longer than that and she has thousands of blue ribbons to her name. She recently turned 102 years old!
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We invited three bakers to come and present their baked goods in the hopes of taking home a blue ribbon! Of course, we had to bring in the Blue Ribbon Baker herself, Marjorie Johnson, to be the judge.
This is a favorite recipe of Marjorie Johnson’s.
¾ cup butter
1 ½ cups granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 ½ cups dairy sour cream
½ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tablespoons butter,...
Normally during this time, Blue Ribbon Baker Marjorie Johnson is busy putting together her recipes for the Minnesota State Fair. Last year on the first day of the fair, we surprised Marjorie with what we believe to be the world’s largest blue ribbon. While Guinness Book of World Records hasn’t confirmed it yet, Marjorie is still a...
In October of 2012, Marjorie Johnson had one of her dreams fulfilled when she made a sour cream coffeecake on Twin Cities Live when Regis Philbin joined us.
Sour Cream Coffeecake
3/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking...
Elizabeth and Steve check in with our favorite Blue Ribbon Baker to find out how Marjorie Johnson is holding up! This 100 year old gem has her two doctor children watching out for her and she’s keeping up on her walks even though she cannot go to the YMCA like she is use to doing!
During the very first week of Twin Cities Live in 2008 and then at the Fair every year with us, Marjorie Johnson has appeared with us. This year is a huge year for Marjorie as she turned 100 years old! We are blessed to have her with us as we help her celebrate!
Throughout the years, Marjorie has won over 2,500 fair ribbons including...
Blue Ribbon Baker Marjorie Johnson joined Steve and Elizabeth at the Minneapolis Home + Garden Show!