Cake baked in a pie shell… and a sauce that goes on at the top and ends up in a layer at the bottom of the cake. That’s Funny Cake – a Pennsylvania Dutch treat so intriguing, everyone who tastes it wants the recipe.
Libby’s vintage Fruit Float debuted in 1974, and was a canned mix containing pieces of real fruit that, when mixed with milk, made a light and fruity pudding-like dessert.
Try these old-fashioned buttermilk coolers with easy recipes that are fast to make, delicious, and a cool alternative to plain fruit juice, soda, punches or milkshakes.
From meat glazes to unique salads and totally vintage-style jello molds, the most iconic tropical fruit can make itself useful in so many ways. Here are some weird – and some good – retro ways to serve pineapple.
Pineapple juice is more than just a drink on its own. It can be used in a variety of recipes – from party punches to zesty meat marinades. Take a look at some vintage pineapple juice recipes and ideas here!
This vintage 1970s recipe for a King Kamehameha pie makes a sweet and extra-fruity apple pie. The chunks of apple are set in a juicy pineapple glaze, then topped with cream and macadamia nuts.
This vintage recipe for a fluffy fruit pie from the ’50s combines maraschino cherries, crushed pineapple, lemon gelatin and more to make a delicious retro dessert.
To many Americans living south of the Mason-Dixon line, sweet potatoes must be made with marshmallows! Here are 6 ways to make old-fashioned marshmallow sweet potatoes for a Thanksgiving side dish!
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.
Here are some easy, clever & cute vintage pasta crafts that you can make, including a pineapple that would make a great centerpiece, and some pretty dried noodle trees.
This gorgeous glazed fruit cheesecake is topped with shiny sweet fruit, arranged in a pretty pattern. Get the vintage recipe from the ’60s here!
Here’s a delicious pineapple upside-down bundt cake — an easy-to-make pound cake dessert with a crushed pineapple glaze.
Coconut tops this tropical pineapple rum torte filled with layers of cake in between delicious rum filling made with pudding and whipped topping.
A perfect way to preserve summer fruits for year-round enjoyment is to do as your ancestors did and make some tutti-frutti. What’s that? Find out!
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!
New idea for dinner: a crusty SPAMbake. You make it quick with SPAM and Kellogg’s Corn Flake Crumbs.
There’s a world of possibilities with pineapple, like with this sunburst chicken stir fry. You’ll find it’s very easy to make. Here’s how!
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 are some classic Christmas cookie recipes from the ’70s for peanut blossoms, black-eyed Susans, coconut circles, orange drop cookies, pineapple-filled cookies, and Danish pastry apple bars!
Cranberries, like the turkey, have become traditional for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners – and these 20 classic cranberry sauce will add the ruby-red jewel to your feast.
Here are 38 different classic punch recipes to try — none with alcohol as an ingredient. The fruit juices and different varieties of carbonated waters and ginger ales will satisfy the palate, and cool you off in a most refreshing manner.
What can you serve in the punch bowl? Some society ladies of Southern Mississippi offered these 21 fruity vintage punch recipes in the summer of 1969!
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.
From 1950: New adventure with pineapple: Classic pineapple pie! (Plus a tasty vintage variation to try) Try your hand… please your man with homemade pie
If you love your yam bakes, we have 7 different ways to enjoy this holiday casserole! Try these classic yam bake recipes that feature peaches, oranges, apples, pineapple, nuts & more.
Dessert recipes: Fast fixin’ chocolate chip cake, Lemon supreme pound cake, Double pineapple upside-down cake, Cinnamon streusel cake, Cake mix chocolate chip cookies, Sock-it-to me sour cream pound cake
Tall, fruity coolers, with or without spirits, are much more refreshing than the usual carbonated soft drinks or heady cocktails. Try drink recipes like this red rum cooler, iced tea Hawaiian, Hawaiian rainbow or sunshine floats.
This star-shaped dessert seems so very American. It starts with red Jello, and has a white layer with marshmallows, then is topped with blueberries — a fruit that is native to North America.
What were these cheesy cheese spread recipes all about? They were appetizers and snacks that creatively-shaped — into a wreath, a chicken (with a tail made out of Fritos corn chips) and a Christmas tree.
This three-layered Christmas-colored lime-strawberry surprise recipe features two flavors of jello, and a creamy layer in the middle made with cream cheese, mayonnaise and nuts.
Here’s a delicious, fruity tropical dessert that’s cold and refreshing – Frozen Caribbean pie – like a fruity salad in a pie shell.
Back in the ’60s, they called this recipe Fruits Royal Hawaiian — a easy-to-carve pineapple basket filled with a luscious fresh fruit salad. Get the how-to here!
You never heard of frog lemonade? Probably not — it’s a Southern drink that is perfectly delicious, invented back in New Orleans, Louisiana around 1894.
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
5 vintage fritter recipes Fritter batter: Classic recipe 2 eggs 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons melted butter 1/2 cup cold water 1
Here’s a creative pineapple treasure chest filled with a delicious fresh fruit salad. It’s easy to make this stunning party centerpiece! Here’s how you can do it.
Here’s a retro recipe for a zippy molded gelatin-based salad that has a jewel-like appearance. It’s a Cherry Coke Salad – and yes, that means it has 2 cups of Coca-Cola in it, too.
Booze-free beverages were all the rage after prohibition kicked in, so from a huge collection of suggestions published in 1919, we found these 30 fruity non-alcoholic drink recipes that would still work well today.
This pina colada cake is an attractive, delicious dessert made with packaged yellow cake mix, vanilla pudding mix, coconut – and, of course, rum.
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.
Pineapple hula-hoop Jell-O mold dessert recipe Bounce a family dinner. Serve a pineapple hula hoop. Ingredients 2 packages (3 oz. each) or 1 package (6
A little Dole pineapple makes it amazingly simple to bring a bright new flavor to anything you make — as you’ll see by trying these tasty
Go bananas! With oranges, peaches, pears & Jell-O gelatin Go ahead. Whip up something delicious. With the perfect twosome. Jello brand gelatin and fruit. They’re
This tasty variation of chicken salad is equally good as a hearty hot dish or a cool and tempting summer salad! So easy to make, too.
Use your favorite fruit juice and create frosty rainbow pies with a light sherbet-like filling frozen in a light and flaky pie crust shell.
This retro recipe for tasty Sweet & Sour Shape Ups combines ground beef, the tangy pepper fruit hint of Tabasco sauce, and Pillsbury Crescent Dinner Roll Dough.
Tropical treat chiffon cake recipe Heat oven to 325 (slow moderate) and… 1. In first bowl, sift together: 2-1/4 cups sifted Softasilk Cake Flour (spoon
Vintage frosty pineapple pie recipe Make 9-inch stir-n-roll pie shell. Bring to a boil 1-1/4 cups crushed pineapple. Stir in until dissolved 1 pkg. lemon
Raspberry Apple Salad recipe Doubly delicious! There’s applesauce on the inside and apples on top. Add 1 cup hot water to 1 cup raspberry gelatin;
Peach, cherry, pineapple, strawberry, lime & lemon Perfect, in French, is parfait. And parfait, in American, is a dreamy dessert, often with fruit for a base,
Only Miracle Whip can make peaches taste so good Miracle Whip was specially created to make even the simplest salads exciting. With just a peach