When you think about vintage Hostess snacks, do you start to crave Twinkies, fruit pies, Ho-Hos, Ding Dongs, or just some slices of squishy Wonder Bread? Revisit your favorites here!
Crown Jewel Dessert as a mold, a pie, and a spring-form pan dessert! Also known as Broken Window Glass Cake, this easy dessert fits busy schedules.
Get retro Thanksgiving recipes for turkey fondue with horseradish sauce; winter garden salad; caramel rum pumpkin cake; ham supreme in crépes; two-tone tower salad and ported raspberry pie.
Everyone will love the taste of fall in what you make from these delicious vintage Libby’s pumpkin recipes! Pie is only the beginning.
These easy vintage cream cheese frosting recipes are one-bowl affairs with almost endless variations. Name a favorite flavor, and the chances are you can make it this easy way.
The Ruby Slipper Bundt cake recipe is a Jell-O poke cake-style dessert – a unique cake with raspberry gelatin baked right in! A bonus recipe is a similar treat: an orange jello pound cake.
Here are a couple recipes for petits fours – along with ways to make the frosting, fondant and decorations for these tiny cakes, all in the ’50s style!
If you’re looking for a vintage-style dessert for a special occasion, check out our collection of more than 100 classic cake recipes to suit all tastes!
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.
This delicious gingerbread cake has a light and fluffy molasses meringue topping – perfect for the holidays!
With fun flavors like pink lemonade, toffee and macaroon, check out these 20 vintage cake mixes and varieties you just can’t get anymore.
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!
Five flavors of whipped gelatin form this colorful, spectacular dessert: a rainbow ‘cake’ – an eye-catching red, pink, orange, green and purple layered dessert recipe!
Begin with a cake mix, and follow this Great Neapolitan Bundt Cake recipe. Better make extra copies for your friends, though. This cake is *that* good.
For one of the most lemony lemon cakes you can make, bake a Jello pudding lemonade cake. It’s a deliciously light and moist triple lemon treat, and the recipe is simple!
Try a banana split cake! This indulgent dessert has three delicious ice cream flavors along with rich fudge and split bananas in a graham cracker crust.
One thing that makes this triple lemon ripple cake stand out is that it has a rich, lemony cream cheese filling in the middle of the Bundt cake!
Here, find out how to make the popular old-fashioned 7-minute frosting — plus get some how-tos on whipping up some tasty new ways to enjoy this icing!
The frosting is in the middle of this nutty and fun Pistachio Inside-Outside Cake. Get the retro recipe from the ’70s here!
Except for the silvery cones atop the towers, this fantasy ice castle cake is completely edible, built with rich cake, paved with icing and rock candy.
Baker’s German’s sweet chocolate cake became one of the most famous chocolate cakes – and here’s how to make the original version!
What is the secret of this rich, moist, delicious cake? Here’s a hint: Its full name is the Mayonnaise Chocolate Sensation cake. Get this surprisingly tasty recipe from 1985!
Velvet crumb cake has the fluffy, loose texture, the old-time good eating, of Grandmother’s butter cakes. But it’s even more tender!
In this ’50s recipe for springtime fancy cake, a homemade yellow cake is spread with green buttercream frosting, then adorned with marshmallow flowers.
This beautiful pink royal rose chiffon cake is a light-textured and elegant old-fashioned dessert. Get the recipe from the ’50s here!
A quaint, old-fashioned idea for a modern cake! You’ll see the beautiful results in this chintz cake — so easy to make.
Here are a few ways to make a happy Easter surprise — cute vintage Easter cakes, using ideas and recipes from the fifties & sixties!
Here’s a retro jelly bean carousel cake that’s cute and creative for a child’s birthday. Anyone who loves jelly beans (doesn’t everyone?) will love it.
How do you top this tempting cake? The only way to top our elegant strawberry-apricot cake is with your own colorful artistry.
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!
Glowing with cheer, try this fresh-made delight – Kahlua Christmas cake, made with ground almonds instead of flour, and covered with a mocha frosting.
Here’s a retro recipe for a pink raspberry-angel food dessert that’s super easy to make with marshmallows and gelatin, and requires no baking.
The story behind Mrs. Wilson’s Mother’s Hand-me-down chocolate cake: A cake that my mother used to bake was all part of an incident in my childhood that’s as vivid as if it had happened only yesterday.
This homemade ‘Love me tender’ vintage Valentine cake with lollipop frosting has fluffy white icing and crushed cherry candy decorations.
This fluffy cherry angel food cake benefits from having sweet chopped cherries mixed into the batter, giving this dessert a festive flair!
If you like almost any cake, as long as it’s chocolate, this Fudgy-Nut Bundt cake is deep, dark, fudgy heaven.
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.
People loved all eight kinds of Snackin’ Cake that you mix, bake and serve it in the same plan. Flavors like Banana Walnut, Chocolate Chip and Coconut Pecan.
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.’
Here’s how to make a good old-fashioned Ice cream cake with hot chocolate frosting, thanks to this recipe from the 1940s!
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!
‘Suzy Homemaker’ was the name of a vintage line of toy appliances that encouraged girls to play by cleaning and cooking… just like mom!
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.
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.
Stripe-it-Rich pudding poke cakes make ordinary cakes extraordinary. It’s easy! Use the Jell-O instant pudding mixture to frost, fill and stripe. Here’s how.
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.
Get some creative retro recipes for coconut Christmas cakes, with various festive holiday designs and themes from the 1940s through the 1980s!
These two retro pumpkin coffee cake recipes will make for a delicious breakfast or brunch — and they will even fill your home with that heavenly pumpkin spice aroma.
If you’d like to celebrate an proper Edwardian-style Christmas, here are lots of ideas for you! Get inspired by these recipes, decor tips, vintage images and lots more.
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.
Roll a pumpkin cake! It’s the perfect festive cake for Thanksgiving or Christmas — lightly-spiced pumpkin cake, filled with a fluffy cream cheese mixture, then frosted with chocolate and decorated with pumpkin candies.
One pan! One mix! No more than 3 things to add and no more than 35 minutes of your time! Three cake recipes: Chocolate tunnel cake, Honey almond squares & Peach snowball.