A Charming Honey Orange Upside-Down Cake to Share with Family

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This World War II era cake is made with fresh clementine orange slices baked in a brown sugar and butter glaze. After the cake is flipped upside down like a pineapple upside down cake, it soaks in a warm orange-honey sauce. Talk about tender and moist and zestfully flavorful! Continue reading

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Mother’s Tea Cup Cake — Vintage Tea Cup and Blueberries Required

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This recipe starts with your favorite china teacup and ends with a super moist sour cream blueberry muffin. You’ll have a blast along the way reactivating cake baking history! Continue reading

Miss Leslie’s Boston Cake — A Delightful Vintage Sherry Butter Cake Recipe

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The slow-baked vintage Boston Cake makes a modern entrance with a sherry and orange kick! Serve it country-style with a powdered sugar sprinkle or top it with fresh berries and a delightful heirloom vanilla custard frosting. Oh yeah! Continue reading

Miss Rubie-Lee’s Dangerous Red Velvet Cake Recipe with Baby Beets, Strawberries and Honey

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Dangerously moist and decadent vintage-style red velvet cake baked up with a few old-fashioned twists like baby red beets, strawberries, ricotta cheese and honey. And did I mention the drizzle of heirloom custard meringue frosting and the plated cake with strawberries and cream? We’ve got a wow berry celebration going on and hoping you’ll join us to bake this cake! Continue reading

Lizzie’s Vintage Cherry Cake Recipe using Homemade Maraschino Cherries

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Road trip from the city to the country for a homecoming BBQ! Time to bake a very vintage Maraschino Cherry Cake using a turn-of-the-century recipe and our very own homemade maraschino cherries! (though you can try it with store-bought maraschino cherries too!) Continue reading

Betty’s Banana Layer Cake Recipe – A Vintage Cake Loaded with Charm

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The real deal retro-style cake. A classic banana layer cake from the 1940′s made in that simple old-fashioned style like Grandma used to bake. If you’re a vintage cake junkie, THIS is the one for you! Or…If you’re just a dabbler in the vintage arts and want a moist and vibrant cake loaded with charm, break out that Hobart mixer and some ripe nanners cause this one’s gonna scratch it right outta the park! Continue reading

Vintage Summer Snow #Cake Recipe with Strawberries and Cream

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White as snow vintage cake — or bright as the sunshine on your party patio! Dribble some fresh strawberries and cream over top and you’ve got a fluffy white cake that’s tender and downy just like your grandma used to make. Throw in the fact that this recipe is over a hundred years old and similar to (or better than) that airy-go-lucky Angel Food Cake and you’ll have a winning vintage cake hit on your hands! Continue reading

Life Force Lemon Drizzle Vintage Cake Recipe

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The Life Force Lemon Drizzle Cake — a moist vintage lemon cake drizzled with a lemon glaze and served with a dollop of Lemon Chantilly (hint-of-lemon whipped cream. Feel the bright life force in it and bring it!! Continue reading