cake mixes

Purple Jell-O poke cake recipe (1978)
A zesty purple Jell-O poke cake recipe (1978)

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.

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.’

Classic Bacardi rum cake recipe from 1982
The famous Bacardi rum cake recipe

This exceptional Bacardi rum cake is a pudding cake baked in a ring pan and flavored with Bacardi dark dry rum. You can get a really elegant cake with foolproof results.

Green Angel Lime Cake recipe (1978)
Green Angel Lime Cake recipe (1978)

This Green Angel Lime Cake recipe is based on angel food cake, but gets a little extra zip from the addition of green lime flavor Jello – then the whole thing is slathered in a light fluffy fruit-flavored frosting.

Almond sherry cake recipe (1981)
Classic almond-sherry cake recipe (1981)

You love the flavor of almonds and sherry… now taste them together in a fabulous new cake! You make it with Christian Brothers Cream Sherry, Blue Diamond Sliced Almonds and cake mix.

Vintage Venetian rum cake recipe (1968)
Venetian rum cake recipe (1968)

Make this beautiful custard-filled Venetian rum cake the day before you plan to serve it, and add the toasty meringue topping shortly before serving.