Cake & Cupcakes


Orange Soda & Chocolate Black Cat Cake, 1962 – Vintage Halloween Recipe Test

Whew! Well, I have to admit that this Halloween post is more of a treat than a trick, but after the scary...

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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 From The Archives – Again!

I think I run this post every year, but this cake is seriously that good and we make it all the time!...

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Black Magic Chocolate Cake Made With Condensed Tomato Soup – A Mid-Century Recipe Re-Run

So, after last week’s prune-chili sauce-gelatin debacle, I think we all need some comfort food. Since...

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

If you are looking for my Astronaut Wives Club food post, never fear!  It will post tomorrow. But for...

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Complete Lamb Cake Tutorial With Tricks, Tips and Tested Vintage Recipes, Plus Lamb Cake Photo Contest!

Who is ready to eat some lamb cake???? It’s time for everyone to dust off their lamb and rabbit pans...

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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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