Grandma’s Extraordinary Apple Cake Recipe

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We’re sharing the old kitchen custom of the super moist chop-and-stir cake. Once your sweets are chopity chopped, you can quickly swirl together a sweet apple cake batter with a big wooden spoon to make an awesome cake for a crowd. Preferably using a wooden spoon with some history to it. One that’s been serving the family for years. ‘Cause there’s not one electric mixer in sight! Dust it with powdered sugar and that’s a wrap-and-take! Continue reading

Heartwarming and Patriotic Maple Syrup Cake Recipe

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We’re kicking it up hip and cool historic with an Old-Fashioned Maple Syrup Cake made with pure maple syrup. You’ll need 2 cups of good maple syrup for the cake and the Old-Fashioned Maple Fosting made with one egg white and a cup of boiled syrup. Continue reading

Nutty Boozy Election Cake Without Yeast is a Warm Group Hug

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We need some love right now, all of us. A big group hug. And we’re thinking we all deserve a comfy-cozy sweet and buttery Election Cake sprinkled through with pecans and a medley of dried fruit soaked in spiced rum. … Continue reading

We Found Marion’s History-Making Pumpkin Spice Cake

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We’re resurrecting a little slice of American cake history with this very vintage homemade pumpkin spice layer cake recipe slathered with fresh pumpkin butter custard frosting, oh way. It might even awaken something meaningful for you the way that autumn spice aromas can tug mysteriously at our hearts. Continue reading

Rejuvenating Dr. Chase’s Home Hearth Pumpkin Butter Recipe

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We’ve been chasing down Dr. Chase and the lumberjacks in the North Woods with their slow simmering pumpkin butter to bring you this mellow pumpkin jam recipe. It will warm your heart and your home as it slow cooks with spiced apple cider and winter weather spices. Continue reading

Grandma Margaret’s Buttery Coconut Cream Cake Recipe

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This golden cream of coconut cake, modified over decades in our family from a 1924 recipe, is frosted with vanilla custard frosting and sprinkled with sweetened coconut flakes. Continue reading

Crazy Cool Century-Old Coffee Cake Recipe

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We’re fast-stepping our way through prep time of this old-fashioned yeasted coffee cake with a couple of 30-second finger-kneading sessions to let the yeast do all the work. Then we’ll drizzle it with icing and serve it warm from the oven. Hello homemade! Continue reading

Who Knew Real Red Velvet Cake Was Not Even Red #waitwhat

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If you’re looking for red, you won’t find it here. But if you’re looking for old-fashioned cocoa cake flavor in a moist (brown) red velvet cake layered with classic vanilla custard frosting, well then, you’ve come to the right place! Continue reading