cakes

1970s

3 vintage applesauce cake recipes (1970s)

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.

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Green Angel Lime Cake recipe (1978)
1970s

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.

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1910s

Wheatless recipes (1918)

During World War I, there was a need for Americans at home to eat less wheat, so many recipes were created using all kinds of other flours and similar products — rice flour, potato flour, corn meal, etc.

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1900s

Vintage wedding cake customs (1909)

The wedding cake, luscious and delicate of taste, with its wonderful exterior covering of ornamental sugar icing, wrought in various devices, is an institution honored by long patronage and full appreciation.

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