Pillsbury Snowman Cake – 1958

Posted on Dec 26 2013 - 5:05am by RetroRuth

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  1. Dan December 26, 2013 at 8:25 am - Reply

    Equally effective at Halloween.

  2. Poppy December 26, 2013 at 10:07 am - Reply

    This is an example of what I find so charming about old ads and cookbooks. It looks as if it was made by a real person rather than foodstyled within an inch of its life. It doesn’t give very specific directions, either. Readers are supposed to be able to figure out cooking times for the mini cakes, decoration style, etc. based on their own experience.

  3. celia December 26, 2013 at 10:35 am - Reply

    If my son sees that I am doomed.

  4. Eartha Kitsch December 26, 2013 at 3:42 pm - Reply

    SO cute. I just love knowing that you can bake a cake in a coffee can.

  5. Lee December 30, 2013 at 11:41 pm - Reply

    Oh man, back when you could actually bake in shortening cans! Crisco’s been in fiber cans (the ones that say “DO NOT PUT HOT OIL IN CAN” on them) since I was a kid, and I’m not sure if any other brands use metal cans anymore, either.

  6. Rob February 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm - Reply

    I expect to hear him start singing “Silver and Gold” at any moment… Love it!!!

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