This homemade “Love me tender” cake is perfect for Valentine’s Day or an anniversary, with a fluffy white frosting and crushed cherry candy decorations.
What is a tomato soup cake? Find out with these vintage recipes for a classic spiced cake made with a can of regular tomato soup.
Here’s a collection of gingerbread houses to inspire you this holiday. Make a fairy-tale cottage, a half-timbered country house, a marvelous Victorian mansion — take your pick!
‘Tis the season for vintage Christmas Rice Krispies Treats, so find out how to make clown pops, surprise balls, crispy snowmen, toy animals and puddin’ tart shells and more!
Get some creative retro recipes for coconut Christmas cakes, with various festive holiday designs and themes from the 1940s through the 1980s!
The cake everyone’s talking about: The rave reviews coconut cake. It’s lusciously moist and walnut-crunchy, topped by a sweet and creamy cream cheese frosting and toasted coconut.
What were desserts like back in the ’30s? Here’s one that you can make to get a vintage taste! It’s a This mocha-frosted chocolate loaf cake is just as delicious as any recipe today.
Find out how to make these delicious old-fashioned desserts with recipes for old-fashioned pumpkin dessert squares, a coconut choco-swirl cake & a date bar cake.
Make a chocolate & vanilla party cake! Fluffy frosting and an easy decorative design can turn a simple cake into a simply wonderful dessert, the perfect finale to any festive meal.
What is a Watergate Cake? It’s the popular dessert made with a recipe that was passed around a lot in the mid-1970s. In the name of historical research, we decided to give this vintage cake recipe try! Here’s how it turned out.
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!
If you want to try some fruity-flavored Pastel Clouds cupcakes – tasty treats that taste like lemon or lime, strawberry or raspberry, orange or grape – make them easily by combining cake mix with gelatin.
Chocolate cake and gold cake are both star hits. So make it a night of stars with this luscious, two-toned Chocolate Whirlaway Cake!
Easter Glory cake recipe Just as pumpkin pie means Thanksgiving, and plum pudding means “Merry Christmas” — so this luscious gold and white beauty says,
Chocolate mint sundae cake “Yes! It’s easy to get better cakes — use Spry with Cake-Improver!” says Aunt Jenny. “It is proof you’re wanting, ladies?
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.
This Easter cake’s pink jam frosting and red filling come from fresh berry preserves, and make a perfect addition to a white or yellow cake.
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!
The double chocolate richness of Wellesley fudge cake is a favorite from way back — practically irresistible when you make it, as your grandmother doubtless did, with Baker’s Chocolate.
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.
Sleigh bells. Laughter. Your gift of Kahlua, joyfully given. Or received. And then, glowing with cheer, this fresh-made delights — Kahlua Christmas 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.
See some fun-to-eat centerpiece retro decorated Christmas cakes that the kids can help you bake! There’s a wreath, snowman, stocking, tree & Santa Claus.
Here’s a recipe for a surprise holiday cake! It’s a tomato soup fruitcake that you make it with Campbell’s tomato soup. Get the retro recipe right here.
People of all ages will love these cute vintage Christmas cookie houses, which can be made easily and inexpensively. See examples and get directions here!
Christmas toy cookies for kids of all ages 44 fabulous designs, from drums to choo-choo trains… fun to bake, even more fun to eat! Christmas
Need some cute cupcakes that are easy to decorate and won’t take too much time (or money)? Get some great cupcake decorating ideas here from 1995!
It’s bewitching, this black Midnight Cake – just the thing for your gay Halloween festivities. Strikingly dark and chocolaty as well as deliciously moist, tender and light – it’s the perfect black Devil’s Food.
Looking for some deliciously sweet fall snacks? Try these two classic recipes: some amazing pumpkin spice cookies with lemon icing, and the traditional seasonal favorite, Libby’s pumpkin nut bread!
These festive Halloween cupcakes are decorated in a variety of fun and creative ways — including a pumpkin, a witch, a mummy, two spiders, a jack-o-lantern and a wolfman.
Get the recipes for two classic desserts: a buttermilk spice cake with penuche icing, and a delicious burnt sugar cake.
Even in the seventies, making groovy cakes wasn’t something just for professionals. see some of what the Wilton cake decorating yearbooks offered!
One of Southern Living magazines’ most popular recipes, the Hummingbird cake is a classic Southern dessert sweet you won’t want to miss!
Cakes assume custom look when frosted Frosting on the cake has come to mean an extra frippery or frivolity — something not necessary but certainly
Here is a junior spectacular for such a world-shattering occasion as a child’s birthday party. Anyone who loves jelly beans (doesn’t everyone?) will love it.
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