Cake & Cupcakes


Banana Tea Bread, 1947 – A Vintage Recipe Test

This week we are taking a break from hot dogs and gelatin and making some nice, wholesome banana bread. This...

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Coconut Pudding Cake – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday

Ever since boxed cake mix came along, it’s been used for all sorts of interesting things besides...

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Graham Torte – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday

This week’s Guest Test is also a Guest Contribution! Thanks to Stephanie for sending this to Ruth...

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Dutch Plum Cake, 1959 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

Our plum tree decided to go crazy on us this year. So, since I have a couple of buckets of plums laying...

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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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Beth's Lamb

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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