Cake & Cupcakes


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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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Ever-So-Easy Fruit Cake, 1972 – The Five Days of Vintage Fruit Cake


It’s Day Four of The Five Days of Fruit Cake, and today we have a fruit cake made of sweetened condensed...

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M-m-m Good Fruit Cake With Condensed Tomato Soup, 1951 – The Five Days of Fruit Cake


Welcome to the third day of The Five Days of Fruit Cake! Today we have a fruit cake that I think everyone...

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White Mystery Fruit Cake – The Five Days of Vintage Fruit Cake


Welcome to Day Two of the Five Days of Fruit Cake! There are many, many reasons why I picked today’s...

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