Cake & Cupcakes


Australian Beer Cake, 1965 – A Vintage Recipe Test


So, this week we are doing a pity recipe. If you read last week’s post, you know I recently had some...

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Cake Canaveral, 1963 – A Vintage Recipe Test


The Fourth of July is almost upon us, so I thought I would give you all the gift of cake. Rocket-ship...

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Rosy Rhubarb Swirls, 1959–A Vintage Recipe Test


I’ve got lots and lots of rhubarb right now in my garden, so I am trying in vain to use it all up....

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Man’s Cake Lamb Cake – A Vintage Easter Recipe Test


Behold! This year’s lamb. A coffee-flavored lamb cake. A man’s cake. A Man’s Cake Lamb Cake. ...

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Sweet Story Cake, 1948 – A Vintage Recipe Test


I am bringing you an early post this week, because I made a pink Valentine’s Day cake! This is Sweet...

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Neapolitan Pound Cake, 1971 – A Vintage Recipe Test


This week we have some cake. Some cake that didn’t quite work out. This is Neapolitan Pound Cake! ...

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Orange Soda & Chocolate Black Cat Cake, 1962 – A Vintage Halloween Recipe Re-Run


This is the Halloween cake I made last year with Alex, and it turned out so well that I decided to run...

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Banana Spook Cake – A Vintage Halloween Recipe Re-Run


To keep the theme of freaky mid-century food going, I bring you the most hilarious cake we’ve ever...

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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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