Vintage Christmas

Almond Legend cake (1976)
Almond Legend cake recipe (1976)

This almond legend cake has one whole almond baked inside. The lucky person who receives the slice with the hidden almond is said to enjoy good fortune all year. Here’s the retro recipe from the 1970s!

Famous Bacardi rum cake recipe 1976
The famous Bacardi rum cake recipe

This exceptional Bacardi rum cake is a pudding cake baked in a ring pan, and flavored with Bacardi dark dry rum. You may be surprised at how easy it is to get an elegant cake – perfect for the holidays!

17 delicious classic cranberry sauce recipes
20 classic homemade cranberry sauce recipes

Cranberries have become traditional for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners — and these 20 homemade cranberry sauce recipes will help you deliciously add the ruby-red jewel to your feasts!

Sherry bundt cake recipe
Sherry bundt cake recipe from the 1980s

While there are many different recipes for this classic sherry bundt cake, here is one that has remained popular for decades This dessert is moist and decadent with the perfect amount of sweetness.

Old-fashioned Christmas coconut joy cookies (1979)
Coconut Joy no-bake cookie recipe (1979)

Here is an easy 1970s chocolatey Coconut Joy no-bake cookie recipe from C&H. With it, you can easily make these sweet treats for the holidays – or any day of the year!

Old-fashioned Christmas recipes for classic carrot pudding coconut joy cookies
Carrot cake Christmas pudding (1979)

This carrot cake Christmas pudding is a variation of the classic holiday dessert, but based on a carrot cake recipe. That means it should make a delicious treat even for those who aren’t fans of old-fashioned plum pudding.

A treasury of 100+ vintage Christmas cookie recipes
150+ vintage Christmas cookie recipes

If you’re looking to recreate that special vintage Christmas cookie recipe that your grandmother used to make, or want to discover old-fashioned cookies to make new again, here’s a big tasty collection of treats for you!

Make classic eggnog kringla cookies
Eggnog kringla cookie recipe (1990)

Two Christmas traditions (eggnog and Kringla) rolled into one soft, cakelike cookie. Here’s how to make classic eggnog kringla cookies with this recipe from 1990.