From the 70s, here’s a retro recipe for a frosted chocolate Bacardi rum cake – a chocolatey partner to the famous Bacardi rum cake. Get the recipe step-by-step here!
This almond legend cake has one whole almond baked inside, and the lucky person who receives the slice with the hidden almond is said to enjoy good fortune all year! Here’s the classic recipe from the 1970s!
Here’s a wonderful cake to make for a special occasion. This almond-raspberry cream roll has a whipped cream filling flavored with raspberry.
This retro lemon-orange rainbow poke cake recipe gets an extra boost of flavor from orange juice and lemon-flavored cake mix.
Have you considered making a Valentine’s Day cake to woo your Valentine? We know it’s cliche, but it’s honestly not the worst dating advice the 1950s had to offer!
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.
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 retro recipe from the ’70s is for a delicious mocha sour cream cake – a bundt cake flavored with instant coffee and chocolate chips.
Pepperidge Farm remembers… but do you recall all of these classic cakes, cookies, breads, turnovers & other treats they made years ago? (And did you know they once made canned soup?)
How about a little old-fashioned holiday inspiration? Check out these super-cute retro Christmas cake decorating ideas to help you use frosting to make a wreath, stocking, reindeer, Santa Claus cake and more!
Four thin yellow cake layers tower upward – separated by thick creamy whipped cream with fresh berries – in this delicious classic strawberry torte recipe from the ’60s!
This peppermint marble angel cake gets an extra festive touch from peppermint extract and bonus bits of crushed peppermint candy. Here’s a vintage recipe from 1990!
For this easy ’50s ColorVision cake recipe, pick 3 colors, then make your cake to match. Raspberry, strawberry, cherry, orange, lemon… any delicious flavor of fruit you like best. Here’s how.
Here’s a Minnesota State Fair champion’s vintage recipe for Golden apricot coffee cake. It’s topped with sunny apricot jam and crispy slivered almonds.
Here’s a delicious pineapple upside-down bundt cake — an easy-to-make pound cake dessert with a crushed pineapple glaze.
You’ll love this old-fashioned clove cake that’s really different from any other spice cake you ever tasted.
This pink lemonade ice cream cake is surprisingly easy to make – it starts with a boxed cake mix, and gets dressed up with filling and frosting. Try it!
This rummy bundt-style Ring around the rum cake has a sauce on top made with apricot nectar, mandarin oranges and your favorite kind of rum.
What a treat for someone with a sweet tooth – an elegant apricot rum baba! Moist and rich and redolent of apricot nectar.
This is maple-pecan chiffon cake with maple-flavored frosting, for the day you want something very, very special! Your guests will think you are wonderful!
Delight your guests with a lovely lemon layer cake with a luscious lemony buttercream frosting and lucious fruit preserves on the inside.
Old-fashioned spice cake – a deliciously flavorful cake – was especially popular in the ’50s. Try making this homemade version and find out why!
A glamorous-looking dessert like this chocolate-cherry torte can be the ultimate in party food. And isn’t it great when it tastes every bit as good?
See how decorating with frosting and cute little marshmallow flowers can turn angel food cakes into happiness you can eat!
Coconut tops this tropical pineapple rum torte filled with layers of cake in between delicious rum filling made with pudding and whipped topping.
Velvet crumb cake has the fluffy, loose texture, the old-time good eating, of Grandmother’s butter cakes. But it’s even more tender!
Try this easy pistachio marble pudding cake recipe. It has extraordinary moistness to go with its extraordinary flavor, thanks to the addition of pudding.
When chocolate combines its unmistakably rich, luscious flavor with ordinary ingredients, the result is always extraordinary… such as in rocky road cake.
Coffee and chocolate combine elegantly in the four layers of cake and the four layers of rich frosting in this mocha magic torte.
Here are three super-cute, easy-to-make vintage Easter basket cakes you can make, based on ideas from the ’50s, ’60s & ’70s!
In this ’50s recipe for springtime fancy cake, a homemade yellow cake is spread with green buttercream frosting, then adorned with marshmallow flowers.
A quaint, old-fashioned idea for a modern cake! You’ll see the beautiful results in this chintz cake — so easy to make.
This from-scratch vintage lime delight cake recipe uses sweet-tart lime for the cake and filling, topped with a fluffy white old-fashioned frosting.
Glowing with cheer, try this fresh-made delight – Kahlua Christmas cake, made with ground almonds instead of flour, and covered with a mocha frosting.
Turn a regular cake mix into a really rich and moist sour cream pudding pound cake with some Jell-o lemon instant pudding mix. Here’s the retro recipe!
This Baker’s Chocolate Decadence cake from the ’80s is made doubly rich with chunks of chocolate plus raisins, dates, and almonds. It’ll put everyone in the holiday spirit.
What was Thanksgiving dinner like in the Colonial days? Find out how to make roast turkey with pumpkin sauce, Georgia potatoes, succotash, election cake and other classic dishes
Get some creative retro recipes for coconut Christmas cakes, with various festive holiday designs and themes from the 1940s through the 1980s!
Orange zucchini cake may well be the most delectable and rewarding cake recipe you’ll ever try. The zucchini, combined with the flecks of orange-gold citrus rind gives a lovely, confetti-like appearance to this dessert.
Indulgent much? This retro recipe for a Milky Wonder Cake makes one of the sweetest desserts ever. With the frosting, you’re looking at nine candy bars and four cups of sugar in one cake.
You make these exciting walnut brownie desserts with boxed brownie mix. They’re quick! They’re easy! And you’ll love the homemade flavor of chocolately-good brownies.
Get classic holiday recipes from the sixties: Caramel crunch popcorn, Lemon European cake, and a festive Gumdrop nut wreath.
Delicious vintage holiday desserts are as easy as pie! Get recipes for old-fashioned apple crunch cake, pumpkin cream pie delight & luscious pecan pie.
As this cranberry-nut coffee cake is removed, warm and fragrant, from the oven, it’s just about the most tempting cake one can find. It also makes a good dessert for a family dinner.
A wonderful twist on Thanksgiving tradition — a light, appetizing treat from the forties – pumpkin cake!