100+ vintage cake recipes for every occasion

Sweet! More than 100 classic cake recipes for every occasion

Dozens of delectable classic cake recipes for you to try

If you’re looking for a classic cake to bake for a special occasion, you have come to exactly the right place! Here, we have more than a hundred different vintage recipes for delicious cakes to suit all tastes — including rich chocolate cakes, tangy lemon cakes, holiday desserts, birthday cakes, colorful poke cakes, beautiful bundts and many more.

Get more than 100 classic cake recipes for every occasion

Birthday cakes & vintage party cakes
  1. Jelly bean carousel cake recipe (1965)
  2. Make a Teddy Bear cake (1961)
  3. Make a circus train cake (1972)
  4. Candy and cake “ice” castle (1979)
  5. Festive polka dot pie & Ribbon cake recipes (1951)
  6. Make a County Fair Party Cake (1962)
  7. 4 Quick party cakes you can customize (1969)

Chocolate cake recipes

Chocolate cakes
  1. Mayonnaise Chocolate Sensation cake recipe (1985)
  2. Chocolate Texas sheet cake recipe (1986)
  3. German chocolate cake & coconut pecan frosting (1961)
  4. “Hand-me-down” chocolate cake recipe (1972)
  5. Chocolate angel swirl cake recipe (1986)
  6. Toll House cake with vanilla and chocolate (1949)
  7. Chocolate whirlaway cake (1950)
  8. Golden Fudge Fancifills recipe (1979)
  9. Chocolate party cake (1982)
  10. Classic chocolate & vanilla pinwheel cake recipe (1954)
  11. Cream Chocolate Cake recipe (1911)
  12. Whirligig chocolate cake recipe (1950)
  13. Choco-Mint party cake (1967)
  14. Baker’s Chocolate Wellesley fudge cake recipe (1941)
  15. Chocolate Intrigue cake recipe (1962)
  16. Coconut choco-swirl cake recipe
  17. Chocolate mint-whipped cream cake recipe (1968)
  18. Chocolate-vanilla checkerboard cake recipe (1949)
  19. Fudgy-nut Bundt cake with caramel glaze recipe (1974)
  20. Holiday chip cake recipe (1972)
  21. Jell-o Pudding Stripe-It-Rich cakes (1982)
  22. Chocolate tunnel cake (1982)
  23. 3 vintage & classic chocolate cake recipes from Hershey’s
  24. Marshmallow fudge cake & Chocolate marshmallow cake recipes
  25. Chocolate-peanut cream cake recipe (1939)
  26. Paula’s golden cream chocolate cake (1938)
  27. Chocolate cottage pudding cake (1939)
  28. Toll House layer cake recipe (1986)
Poke cakes
  1. Christmas rainbow poke cake (1980)
  2. Jell-O Rainbow poke cake recipe (1982)
  3. Jell-O pudding Stripe-It-Rich poke cakes (1982)
  4. Purple Jell-O poke cake recipe (1978)
Lemon cakes
  1. Pink lemonade angel cake & frosting (1961)
  2. Lemonade cake recipe (1979)
  3. Easy classic lemonade cake recipe (1977)
  4. Ladybird Johnson’s famous lemon pound cake recipe (1966)
  5. Triple lemon ripple cake (1982)
Fruity & fruit-flavored classic cake recipes
  1. Apple dump cake recipe & vintage dump cake how-tos
  2. Cherry angel food cake (1953)
  3. Cherry Blush Cake recipe (1952)
  4. Pink Magic Jell-O Cake recipe (1978)
  5. Hummingbird cake recipe (1978)
  6. 3 vintage applesauce cake recipes (1970s)
  7. Elegant strawberry-apricot cake (1987)
  8. Orange-filled party cake (1985)
  9. Peach meringue cake recipe (1950)
  10. Jell-O Rainbow Poke Cake recipe (1982)
  11. Rainbow cake of whipped Jello (1962)
  12. Pink raspberry-angel food dessert (1970)
  13. Saucy apple swirl cake recipe (1979)
  14. Honey almond squares & Peach snowball (1982)
  15. Tropical treat chiffon cake with pineapple-coconut icing (1950)
  16. Try these 3 prize-winning orange cake recipes (1964)
  17. Two splendid layered strawberry angel food cake recipes (1995)
  18. Perfect cakes: Peach, strawberry, lemon & more (1965)
  19. Frosted strawberry pink party cake (1964)
  20. Purple Jell-O poke cake recipe (1978)
  21. 4 fabulous Fiesta Banana Cake recipes from 4 different decades
Bundt cake recipes
  1. Great Neapolitan Bundt Cake (1974)
  2. Ruby Slipper Bundt cake recipe (1978)
  3. Fudgy-nut Bundt cake with caramel glaze (1974)
  4. Almond sherry cake (1981)
  5. How to make the famous Bacardi rum cake (1982)
  6. 7 vintage 7-Up cake recipes
  7. Saucy apple swirl cake recipe (1979)
  8. Watergate cake recipe & cover-up icing (1975-1977)
  9. Pistachio Inside-Outside Cake recipe (1976)
  10. Coconut choco-swirl cake recipe
Cakes for Thanksgiving & Christmas
  1. Cherry Christmas tree cake recipe (1986)
  2. Spice your autumn feasts with Pride O’Pumpkin cake (1953)
  3. Pumpkin cake roll recipe (1984)
  4. White Christmas cake recipe (1952)
  5. Christmas Rainbow Poke cake (1980)
  6. Pumpkin cake instead of pie for Thanksgiving (1948)
  7. Make a Kahlua Christmas cake & cocktails (1981)
Halloween cakes
  1. Black Midnight Cake recipe for a spooky Halloween party (1941)
  2. How to make a Halloween witch cake (1958)
  3. Choc-o-Lantern cake recipe (1948)

Valentine classic cake recipes
  1. Be My Valentine cake (1950)
  2. Valentine cake with lollipop frosting (1949)
  3. Royal rose chiffon cake recipe (1953)
  4. Sweetheart Valentine’s Day cake (1949)
St Patrick’s Day cakes (green cakes)
  1. Lucky clover cake (1950)
  2. Green angel lime cake recipe (1978)
  3. Watergate cake recipe & cover-up icing (1975-1977)
  4. Pistachio Inside-Outside Cake recipe (1976)
Easter and springtime cakes
  1. The Easter Egg Cake recipe (1969)
  2. Easter Glory cake recipe (1953)
  3. Easter cake with jelly beans & coconut (1958)
  4. Two festive Easter layer cakes (1950)
  5. Quick, like a bunny! Make this Easter egg cake (1953)
  6. Springtime fancy cake (1953)
  7. Make a cute & classic chintz cake (1941)
  8. Daffodil cake (1940)

Old-fashioned cakes
  1. 20 old-fashioned cake recipes from the turn of the century
  2. 18 classic chocolate cake recipes (1911)
  3. Classic orange cake, filling & frosting recipes (1912)
  4. 6 chocolately cake & frosting recipes (1920)
  5. 8 different Christmas cakes from many lands (1911)
  6. 3 old-fashioned cake recipes: Golden cream, lemon cream, white cake (1892)
Classic cake recipes with alcohol
  1. Almond sherry cake (1981)
  2. How to make the famous Bacardi rum cake (1982)
  3. Make a Kahlua Christmas cake & cocktails (1981)
  4. Venetian rum cake recipe (1968)
  5. Pineapple, coconut & rum mingle in this tropical pina colada cake (1986)
More of the best vintage & classic cake recipes
  1. 7 vintage 7-Up cake recipes
  2. Tomato soup cake
  3. Rave reviews coconut cake recipe (1978)
  4. Amazin’ Raisin Cake recipe & Surprisin’ Carrot Cake recipe (1985)
  5. Borden’s centennial cake (1957)
  6. Buttermilk spice cake & Burnt sugar cake recipes (1972)
  7. Cinnamon apple cream cake recipe (1940)
  8. 4 New Year’s cakes: Cocoa marble, Orange & more (1950)
  9. Funny Cake recipe: A Pennsylvania Dutch treat (1949)
  10. Ice cream cake & hot chocolate frosting (1941)
  11. Triple play: Double-peppermint cake, Java angel cake & nutmeg cake recipes (1964)
  12. Southern specialty: Lane cake recipe (1978)
  13. Maple-pecan chiffon cake (1956)
  14. Ice cream-lined cake recipe (1949)
  15. Square dance party cake (1950)
  16. Taffy meringue gingercake (1965)
  17. Walnut ribbon angel cake recipe (1956)

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