Desserts


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Apple Cider Upside-Down Cake, 1966 – A Mid-Century Recipe Re-Run


It’s apple cider time! I think I run this post every year, but this cake is seriously that good...

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Easy Chocolate Pudding Covered Frozen Bananas, 1970 – Mid-Century Recipe Tests For Kids


Introducing a new segment on the Mid-Century Menu: Vintage Recipes for Kids! Now that Alex is old enough...

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Brownie S’mores With Easy Red, White and Blue Marshmallows – An Independence Day Vintage Recipe Re-Run


If you love S’mores, you are going to love this fun version made with brownies! We are trying to get...

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Gumdrop Jumbos: The Secret Ingredient is Ketchup! – A Mid-Century Recipe Re-Run


I know, I know. Another recipe from the archives! But I just made these cookies this week for Alex. I added...

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Chocolate Topping Pie, 1952–A Midcentury Recipe Re-Run


I was digging through the archives for a good pie and I came across this chocolate frosted wonder. ...

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Brandy Apple Pie – 3rd Annual Pieathalon


It’s that time of year again!  It’s time for Pieathalon! Thanks again to Yinzerella from Dinner...

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Milk Sherbet, 1942–A Mid-Century Recipe Test


It’s been hot around here lately, so this week we decided to make a frozen treat. This is milk sherbet. ...

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Rhubarb Round Up – Favorites from the Archives


Since I am hip-deep in rhubarb right now in Michigan, I thought I would do a mini-roundup of great rhubarb...

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Rhubarb Custard Dessert –A Mid-Century Recipe Test


Here in Michigan it is now rhubarb season, so we are going to make a rhubarb dessert that is not rhubarb...

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