Vintage recipes
Creamy Dutch Apple dessert retro recipe (3)

Creamy Dutch Apple dessert recipe (1979)

Here’s an easy recipe for a retro treat from the ’70s – a creamy Dutch Apple dessert, with layers of graham cracker crumbs, sweet cream, apple pie filling, and a delicious topping.

Our 12 best vintage brownie recipes

Our 12 best vintage brownie recipes

Ready for some good old-fashioned chocolate treats? Here are a dozen of our best vintage brownie recipes — lots of fudgy deliciousness with a retro twist!

Vintage Spaghetti pie recipe - 1970s (1)

Spaghetti pie recipe (1974)

This spaghetti pie was the most delicious way one magazine’s food editors knew to stretch one pound of ground beef into six servings.

Chili manicotti A retro recipe from the '70s

Chili manicotti recipe from 1975

Here’s a winning recipe with western flair: Chili manicotti. Start with a popular Italian dish, and add a spicy Mexican influence for this delicious dinner.

Four layer Bacardi chocolate cake

Chocolate Bacardi rum cake

From the ’70s, here’s a retro recipe for a frosted chocolate Bacardi rum cake – a chocolatey partner to the famous Bacardi rum cake.

Classic apple dump cake recipe warm with ice cream

Apple pie dump cake recipe & vintage dump cake how-tos

Without a doubt, the humble dump cake has one of the worst names ever, but this sweet treat has still managed to stay popular since its introduction in the mid-sixties. See step-by-step photos for an apple pie dump cake recipe here!

Pink Magic Jell-O cake recipe (1978)

Pink Magic cake recipe (1978)

Why is this called a Pink Magic cake? Because in addition to the yellow cake, this retro treat has wedges of a berry delicious Jell-O and ice cream mixture.

Vintage 7-Up cake recipes

7 vintage 7-Up cake recipes

Try one of these vintage 7-Up cake recipes with lemon-lime soda! ‘Never before have you had a cake so light, so airy, so high, and with such a delightful new flavor.’