Cake & Cupcakes


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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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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Mott’s Baba – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


Buzz and I both like babka, which is a traditional Jewish dessert from eastern Europe with cinnamon or...

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California Shortcake – 1953


From Better Homes & Gardens, December 1953 « Previous Walnut Cheese Sticks...

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Pillsbury Snowman Cake – 1958


From Better Homes and Gardens, December 1958 « Previous No-Bake Festive Fruit...

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No-Bake Festive Fruit Cake, 1953 – The Five Days of Vintage Fruit Cake


This is it! The final day of The Five Days of Fruit Cake! And that is pretty funny, because we are ending...

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