packaged 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 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.

Cup-a-Soup debuted in 1972, and became a super-quick lunchtime staple (1972)
Cup-a-Soup was a hot lunch option in the 70s & 80s

Starting in the ’70s, making soup was easier than ever – you just emptied an envelope of Cup-a-Soup into a cup, added boiling water, stirred, and you had a serving of Chicken Noodle, Tomato, Pea, Beef Noodle or Onion soup.

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.

Jell-O Rainbow Poke Cakes - closeup
Jell-O Rainbow poke cake recipe (1982)

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!