Cake & Cupcakes


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Mrs. Kahn’s Banana Sour Cream Cake – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


By RetroRuth This week’s recipe was all about what I had laying around the house.  I was out of...

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Chocolate Cream Squares, 1974 – A Vintage Chocolate Recipe Test


So, this year I was really happy that everyone was so enthusiastic about the 2014 Lamb Cake Gallery,...

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Apricot Angel Cake Surprise – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


I think this recipe’s name is rather bizarre. It sort of ruins the surprise when you explain all...

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Reader’s 2014 Lamb Cake Gallery and Vintage Cookbook Winner!


This was an amazing year for the humble little lamb cake! When I asked for reader submissions, I never...

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Make The Best Lamb Cake Ever – A Tutorial And Lamb Cake Recipes


Are you making a lamb cake this year for Easter? Do you WANT to make a lamb cake, but you don’t know...

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Heath Brunch Coffee Cake – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


Today we are taking a break from all the gross, and we are making a coffee cake. This is Heath Brunch...

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Gelatin Glazed Tea Cakes – A Mid-Century Gelatin Re-Run


I just had to get this recipe out of the archives last week to fill a reader’s request, so I thought...

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Super Puddin’ – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


Technically, the name of this dessert is “Lemon Cake Top Pudding.” But I’m supposed...

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Prune Casserole – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


The email that included this two-page spread of cake-casserole recipes said, “For the ‘Cake...

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