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!
For many Americans, a big, sweet part of our past involves chocolate – *especially* chocolate in cake and cupcakes. Check out these 7 heavenly Hershey’s chocolate cake recipes from the 70s!
From meat glazes to unique salads and totally vintage-style jello molds, the most iconic tropical fruit can make itself useful in so many ways. Here are some weird – and some good – retro ways to serve pineapple.
Make your own gelatin-based fruit-flavored treats with this vintage recipe for homemade pastel marshmallows that’s from the 1970s!
In the 70s, vintage Crock-Pot Slow Cookers became popular, because a meal could be cooked for pennies a serving, and cuts of meat could be easily tenderized. Who knew how famous the small appliances would become?!
Chocolate milk has been loved by kids – and, yes, adults! – since at least the 1920s. Here’s a look back at some vintage chocolate milk brands that have hit supermarkets over the years – some of which you know, but many more than have been lost to time.
Hot buttered tomato juice is a surprising ‘wow.’ Butter blends the subtlety of oregano and the zip of Worcestershire with the goodness of tomato juice.
The Waldorf salad – named for the hotel – became known around the world. Here’s how to make it along with suggestions for lots of different variations – and learn its history!
How to whip up the delicious original Chex mix recipe from the 60s and 70s (plus 6 vintage variations)
Get seven sassy snack mix how-tos from yesteryear, including the granddaddy of them all: the original Chex mix recipe!
Whether you serve it before or after the main course, this old-fashioned strawberry pretzel salad is bright & colorful, sweet & salty, easy to make & delicious to eat!
One of Southern Living magazines’ most popular recipes, the Hummingbird cake is a classic Southern dessert sweet you won’t want to miss! It’s a delicious tropical-style dessert that improves with age.
Here are some classic Christmas cookie recipes from the ’70s for peanut blossoms, black-eyed Susans, coconut circles, orange drop cookies, pineapple-filled cookies, and Danish pastry apple bars!
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 old-fashioned hot punch recipes for the holidays to warm your winter – including traditional wassail
Hot punch is one of the traditional winter warmer-uppers, whether or not there’s booze in it. Here are more than a dozen old-fashioned hot punch recipes for the holidays, both with and without alcohol.
How did a character whose brief life ended so tragically become a hero of the happiest holiday? We have some theories plus four different vintage gingerbread man cookie 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!
The ultimate guide for making perfect fudge like your grandma used to make PLUS 14 famous & delicious fudge recipes
You might remember some of these popular fudge recipes from your childhood. We encourage you to try at least one this year (or try them all)!
Here’s a delicious retro chocolate fudge recipe from 1984 for Fudge Krispies. (A very similar dessert was known the decade before as Rice Krispies’ Wonder Fudge.)
What could be better to get a holiday party rolling than this festive cheese ball with zesty olives inside and out? Get the recipe!
In the ’60s, vintage breakfast cereals became really popular, gaining millions of fans – especially kids. What was your favorite? See all the best retro brands here (many of which are, sadly, long gone).
To many Americans living south of the Mason-Dixon line, sweet potatoes must be made with marshmallows! Here are 6 ways to make old-fashioned marshmallow sweet potatoes for a Thanksgiving side dish!
More than good, Libby’s pumpkin pie is smooth, gently spicy and perfect! Get the classic pie you love – the original vintage recipe is right here.
Try one (or all!) of these 3 easy retro fall desserts: Pumpkin pie bars, Coconut choco-swirl cake & Date bar cake
Find out how to make these delicious old-fashioned fall desserts with recipes for pumpkin dessert squares, a coconut choco-swirl cake & a date bar cake.
Something new has happened to pumpkin pie: Double layer pumpkin cheesecake pies! Cream cheese blends perfectly with spicy pumpkin, and bakes up smooth and creamy.
Some things never go out of style, and retro Halloween treats never should! We have collected a treasure trove of creepy-but-fun Halloween desserts from seasons past.
Use leftover Halloween candy like cool mid century housewives did with delish recipes made from Mars Almond Bars
The late-1960s brings us a couple of tasty mid-century dessert recipes perfect for repurposing any leftover Halloween candy bars you might have laying around!
Everyone will love the taste of fall in these delicious vintage Libby’s pumpkin recipes! Pie is only the beginning.
If you love the tangy taste of pineapple, and have been hoping to find some delicious old-fashioned pineapple upside-down cake recipes, you just need to look back a few decades!
This delicious vintage Graham streusel cake starts with a boxed mix, the batter divided and adorned with a streusel-type crunch, and after baking, is drizzled with a light powdered sugar glaze. Here’s how to make it!
This Jell-O no-bake pudding cheesecake is a perfect quick dessert, because you don’t have to bake it, and it only takes 15 minutes to prepare.
This retro recipe from the ’70s is for a delicious mocha sour cream cake – a bundt cake flavored with instant coffee and chocolate chips.
Souperior meatloaf, South of the border meatloaf & frosted meatloaf: Molded retro recipes from the ’70s
Meatloaf retro recipes: Here are three tasty ways to make the most of meatloaf. All it takes is a little imagination, and the special flavors you get only from Lipton recipe & soup mixes.
Re-create that warm holiday feeling with an almond pudding loaf that’s will fill your home with the delicious aroma of home baking.
This zesty purple Jell-o poke cake has stripes of flavor from a tangy blackberry gelatin! Not feeling so purple? You can swap in any other flavor of Jello to make this cake recipe all your own.
This raspberry-cream cheese coffee cake is a delicious jam-filled breakfast treat that won fancy fruit bread honors back in 1970.
Libby’s vintage Fruit Float debuted in 1974, and was a canned mix containing pieces of real fruit that, when mixed with milk, made a light and fruity pudding-like dessert.
Ranch salad dressing and your favorite brand of tuna — they bring out the best in each other, like in this 6-layer tuna salad vintage recipe.
If you’re looking for a vintage-style dessert for a special occasion, check out our collection of more than 100 classic cake recipes to suit all tastes!
Crunch up your dinner with this retro seventies recipe for Double-Coated Chicken Supreme, made with Rice Krispies – a delicious way to serve chicken.
Try these old-fashioned buttermilk coolers with easy recipes that are fast to make, delicious, and a cool alternative to plain fruit juice, soda, punches or milkshakes.
Rice Krispies Treats were invented in the 1930s, and by 1940, the recipe was known across the country — and their popularity has hardly waned since. Here, get the original version of the treats recipe, along with some modern variations!
From the 1970s: Try using Armour Vienna Sausage in all kinds of dishes – like this retro recipe for Five Star Casserole. You’ll find it makes a tasty change to the hamburger meat routine.
In these lemon bar recipes (also called lemon squares), a tangy citrus mixture bakes on top of the buttery cookie crust, making it all into some rich, sweet and delicious bar cookies.
This vintage 1970s recipe for a King Kamehameha pie makes a sweet and extra-fruity apple pie. The chunks of apple are set in a juicy pineapple glaze, then topped with cream and macadamia nuts.
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!
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.
They have gelatin on the inside… and the outside. Try making this vintage 1970s Jell-O fruity cookie recipe, and see if you can capture a little bit of that retro vibe!
Having a retro party for the holidays? Here are lots of crazy kitschy vintage Christmas appetizers you may want to serve… at your own risk.
Here are three old-fashioned plum pudding recipes – classic Christmas desserts full of fruit, booze, and other good things that there is little room for the dough.
Try these Triple Treat holiday bars: A vintage bar cookie recipe from 1973! They’re easy to make. Take one pan, bake one base, then top 3 different delicious ways.
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!
Want to know how to make the perfect turkey gravy? Here’s a great classic recipe that eliminates the possibility of greasy gravy and lumps of flour.