These tasty vintage pudding cups were supposedly made for kids… but we know that plenty of adults loved the taste and convenience of these to-go desserts. How many of the flavors do you remember?
To a generation raised on instant mixes, old-fashioned chocolate pudding recipes like these may seem unnecessary. But considering the dessert’s enduring allure, why not try a classic version?
How can you decorate store-bought cakes you got from the supermarket freezer? Here are six great ways to customize them – making an ordinary cake into an extraordinary dessert.
This carrot cake Christmas pudding is a variation of the classic holiday dessert, but based on a carrot cake recipe. That means it should make a delicious treat even for those who aren’t fans of old-fashioned plum pudding.
Delicious Christmas and holiday recipes with walnuts, including Chess pie, Walnut nuggets, Plum pudding, Walnut stuffing, Scotch trilbies, Panettone, and other delights.
Here are three old-fashioned plum pudding recipes – classic Christmas desserts full of fruit, booze, and other good things that there is little room for the dough.
Here’s a tasty holiday menu you probably haven’t seen before: Truman Capote’s favorite Thanksgiving recipes! Find a collection of delicious vintage dishes here.
Here’s how to make Truman Capote’s favorite retro recipe for a delicious cold banana pudding that’s topped with an airy meringue..
Here’s a recipe that will turn pumpkin into a pie faster than Cinderella’s fairy godmother turned the fall fruit into a coach: Pumpkin Dream Pie – and all without any cooking or baking.
What is a ‘Busy-day’ lemon cheesecake? Get two easy vintage cheesecake pie recipes that require no cooking, no special pans, and no expensive ingredients.
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.
A heavenly idea! Pudding in a cloud. So lovely. So light. So luscious. You get two delicious tastes in every spoonful.
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!
Try these easy no-bake pudding “cupcakes” – made with creamy pudding inside delicious little chocolate candy crusts.
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!
The frosting is in the middle of this nutty and fun Pistachio Inside-Outside Cake. Get the retro recipe from the ’70s here!
Here’s an easy way to make a chocolate souffle with pudding mix – or make one with another pudding flavor, like vanilla or butterscotch.
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!
Try this easy pistachio marble pudding cake recipe. It has extraordinary moistness to go with its extraordinary flavor, thanks to the addition of pudding.
Re-create that warm holiday feeling with an almond pudding loaf that’s will fill your home with the delicious aroma of home baking.
This banana rum pie starts with vanilla pudding, fluffy white frosting, and those beautiful bananas that know no season. Then add pecans and chocolate drizzle.
This modern chocolate Charlotte Russe is just as good but twice as fast as its classic cousin – and ladyfingers from the store and pudding mix are the time-savers.
Here is a collection of eight deliciously sweet homemade chocolate custard recipes from a variety of vintage cookbooks and newspapers.
How do you top this tempting cake? The only way to top our elegant strawberry-apricot cake is with your own colorful artistry.
While boxes of Jell-O pudding pops may be but a memory, we can still remember their glory days through these magazine ads and TV commercials!
You can whip up this easy and tasty chocolate-banana cream pie in just minutes with the help of some pudding mix and whipped topping!
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!
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 Jell-O no-bake pudding cheesecake is a perfect quick dessert, because you don’t have to bake it, and it only takes 15 minutes to prepare.
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.
Try this Borden holiday eggnog pie, made with a filling of vanilla pudding, eggnog, spice, and whipped topping mix. The result is festive, delicious and easy.
Here are two great no-bake pumpkin pie recipes – a double layer pumpkin pie that uses instant pudding, while the second recipe has a base with plain gelatin.
Here are four different spins on a classic coconut eggnog pie recipe – one with bourbon, one with rum, two without booze – all delicious vintage desserts from the 50s, 60s, 70s & 80s.
Chewy, moist pudding brownies. If you loved them as a kid, try this recipe. It’ll bring back the good old days. Two recipes from the ’60s for you to try!
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.
Cookies… made with boxed pudding mix? Yep, it’s a thing, and they’re pretty delicious, too! Get retro recipes for chocolate chip cookies, butterscotch, oatmeal, lemon & more pudding mix cookies here.
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.
These spooky Broomstick Brownies – with orange pudding seeping into the dark, gooey chocolate brownies – is a Halloween treat so good, it’ll scare you.
Pumpkin is so versatile that it is a natural for our rich heritage of regional cooking. The varieties of pumpkin pie are seemingly endless. The following recipes are a sampling of some of these American favorites.
Ghostly Oreo pudding cups recipe (1998) Instructions for digging up a ghost – the ect treat for Halloween Ingredients 3-1/2 cups cold milk 1 packages
Make a chocolate & vanilla party cake! Fluffy frosting and an easy decorative design can turn a simple cake into a simply wonderful dessert, the perfect finale to any festive meal.
If your family enjoys a fluffy refrigerator-type pie, this Thanksgiving, you should try these two no-bake pumpkin pie recipes from the 1950s!
What is a Watergate Cake? It’s the popular dessert made with a recipe that was passed around a lot in the mid-1970s. In the name of historical research, we decided to give this vintage cake recipe try! Here’s how it turned out.
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.
If you love the good, butter-rich flavor of butterscotch pudding just as is… wait till you taste it in a flaky pie shell!
Popcorn pie? Macaroni and popcorn? Popcorn omelet? If you thought popcorn balls and cheesy popcorn was the limit of corny creativity, you were wrong. Here are 42 popcorn recipes to try.
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.
Here’s Jell-O pudding’s holiday pie – a holiday praline delight pie from the 1970s – plus a recipe for a praline pie in a crunchy praline pie shell!
What’s new about these old-fashioned no-bake Thanksgiving pie recipes? They make a light and creamy and fluffy pumpkin pies, because they’re made with delicious non-dairy Cool Whip.
Here are two recipes for easy-to-bake banana pudding, made Southern-style with vanilla wafers and a topping of light, fluffy meringue.
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!
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