Today, many of the great desserts of old are being rediscovered and enjoyed – luxurious offerings like the Victorian classic Charlotte Russe. Here are some recipes!
Fannie Farmer’s old-fashioned apple recipes by Fannie Merritt Farmer The wholesome apple in cookery (from 1913) Scandinavian legends affirm that the apple was the favorite
Here’s a version of Grandma’s homemade prune cake. This recipe makes two desserts: a two-layer cake with a lemon filling, and prune cake bars.
When baked, this fudge batter pudding has a chocolate sauce on the bottom and the top of the cake. There are also four variations of this chocolate dessert recipe to try!
What will you find at the end of the rainbow? More smiles than ever. Here’s an easy recipe for a fun and fruity rainbow poke cake you can make with your favorite Jell-o flavors!
If you’re looking for some delicious Bundt cake recipes to serve at your next holiday party — or any time of year, for that matter
These two classic strawberry shortcake recipes come from the early 20th century, when fresh strawberries were often saved for special desserts like these.
Get the recipes for two classic desserts: a buttermilk spice cake with penuche icing, and a delicious burnt sugar cake.
For Halloween party fun, make a Hallo Witch Halloween cake! You don’t need any special pans — just cut a square cake as shown, then frost.
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.
Even in the seventies, making groovy cakes wasn’t something just for professionals. see some of what the Wilton cake decorating yearbooks offered!
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.
Try this whipped ice-box icing to make a delicious frosted strawberry pink party cake, or use it to dress up any flat white cake!
Pass the confetti! I’ve got something to celebrate. A polka-dot confetti cake — Super good and a cinch to make! Just think — little inexperienced me — making a rich, light, yummy cake!
The traditional pound cake recipe got its name from the measurements of some ingredients used in the recipe — a pound of butter, a pound of sugar and a pound of flour. More than a century ago, the recipe changed to something a little lighter, but no less delicious!
This jolly marshmallow bunny birthday cake is adorable, especially light for children, and so easy to make!
This pina colada cake is an attractive, delicious dessert made with packaged yellow cake mix, vanilla pudding mix, coconut – and, of course, rum.
You’ll be the cleverest hostess at any party, year ’round when you bake a cake that looks like a house, a church, a barn or a school.
Are there any chocolate lovers in your house? Surprise them with this chocolate rhapsody cake. Such rich, chocolaty flavor. So lovely and tender.
Here’s a retro recipe for a cute Teddy Bear cake made of the nicest things you could imagine. And you can make one easily.
One of Southern Living magazines’ most popular recipes, the Hummingbird cake is a classic Southern dessert sweet you won’t want to miss!
Picture this gorgeous cake on your dinner table tonight! Wonderful new caramel surprise upside-down cake, with a true caramel flavor that’s out of this world.
Cakes look custom-made when they’re frosted Frosting on the cake has come to mean an extra frippery or frivolity — something not necessary, but certainly
Allow two pieces per person when you serve this luscious, moist-rich Fiesta Banana Cake! It’s just too good to last! But who cares? Your cake baking reputation will be made.
In the 1980s, Crisco published a series of ads featuring country music star Loretta Lynn — and this one — featuring a recipe for an
Here are two easy, delicious strawberry angel food cake recipes! One cake features a low-fat creamy frosting, and the other has zesty lemon curd in between the layers.
Shaped pans and candles from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back From a galaxy far, far away… Wilton brings you exciting shaped pans and candles
This circus train makes a perfect birthday cake for a child! After you bake and frost this fun cake, let the kids decorate their own ‘cars.’
Here’s a special centennial cake… with a special frosting… Make them both with Borden’s cream.
A cake, more than any other creation of the culinary art, truly expresses the spirit of festivity. And the magic of a cake extends beyond the festive occasion, into the cozy family world of everyday.
A woman never gets too old, or too experienced, to be thrilled when she sees her own handiwork emerge as a breathtakingly beautiful cake. But delicious cakes don’t “just happen.”
This Toll House cake is really a different and glamorous cake, with all the lightness and delicacy you always look for – plus whole Morsels of Nestle’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate scattered through and through it.
Grandma’s one-bowl applesauce cake recipe. It’s especially versatile. It’s the perfect snack almost any time. Bake it as squares, a ring, a loaf or cupcakes. Glaze it or not. Offer it for special flavor at brunch, lunch, or nightcap breaks.
A birthday cake is a personal gift by Elizabeth Sparks Happy Birthday! Nothing says “Happy birthday” like a birthday cake. A birthday cake is a
Make this pink heart-shaped cake for Valentine’s Day – or a bridal party or for a birthday, for a wedding anniversary, or just to please someone you love.
Create a taste of heaven Dreams of a heavenly light Christmas will come true when you start with Duncan Hines light, delicious angel food cake. Chocolate
Cottage pudding goes to town — glorified with Baker’s Chocolate! “How can anything economical taste so divine?” marveled my ritzy Cousin Sophie. Chocolate Cottage Pudding
Like ice cream and cake at your house? Here’s a delightful new way to serve it!
A New Year wish you can make come true! To bake the most luscious New Year’s cakes you ever tasted, follow these four easy recipes from the ’50s.
For decades, cakes using plain mashed potatoes as a main ingredient were very popular — probably in part because a mashed potato cake stayed moist longer than traditional all-flour cakes.
Paula gives mother-in-law her comeuppance! “That little flibbertigibbet!” I thought the minute I clapped eyes on my son’s bride coming down the Pullman steps. “can’t
This easy cake with a cute retro checkerboard cake is shown here in pink and yellow, but you could make it with any two-color combination
A wonderful twist on Thanksgiving tradition — a light, appetizing treat from the forties – pumpkin cake!
Here are the top 3 prizewinning recipes from the All-Florida Orange Dessert Contest in 1964: Orange sunburst cheesecake, Orange loaf cake & Orange party cake.
Use Best Foods for moister, richer spice cakes… the best you’ve ever tasted. Amazin’ Raisin Cake Recipe
This Pride O’Pumpkin cake is a real holiday cake… fragrant with spices… crunchy with tender-sweet nuts. Get the retro recipe from the ’50s here!
You’ll be the star of the party when you serve this Choc-O-Lantern Halloween cake. Bewitching and so delicious!
Now’s the time to cook delicious apple treats — and with that hint of fall in the air, it’s a pleasure to spend a morning baking in the kitchen. Here are 5 classic apple dessert recipes you can enjoy!
Just try this moist-keeping Peanut Cream Cake, rich with Baker’s Chocolate Was it you we heard wishing for a summer cake recipe? We know you’ll
Campfire marshmallow fudge cake (1925) 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups sugar 4 squares bitter chocolate, melted 2 eggs 2 cups cake flour 2 teaspoons baking
Bring spring to your table with this lovely, luscious daffodil pecan cake, based on an old-fashioned recipe that you’ll love.
These two delicious strawberry meringue dessert recipes come from around a hundred years ago, and beat anything out of a box you can get today.