The Welcome Cake – A Vintage Crushed Pineapple Cake with Fluffy Boiled Frosting and a Sweet Smother Sauce

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The very retro Crushed Pineapple Cake, meant as a symbol of friendship, is frosted with old-fashioned Fluffy Boiled Frosting and dolloped with a bit of Sweet Smother Sauce made from sour cream and an exotic honey-like flower syrup. Continue reading

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Vintage Roasted Pumpkin Spice #Cake Recipe for a Food Writers’ Pumpkin Party!

Roasted Pumpkin Spice Cake recipe Overhead Bake This Cake

We’re roasting fresh pumpkins for a light and lovely vintage pumpkin spice cake recipe drizzled in homemade orange-pumpkin frosting! It’s sure to punch up your holiday party with a delightful homemade scratch cake! Continue reading

Applejack Cake – A Vintage Sour Cream Spice #Cake Recipe with Apple Pie Filling and a Silky Sour Cream Frosting

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Our Applejack Cake is a delightful vintage sour cream spice cake recipe that is totally loaded with a slow-cooked brown sugar and cinnamon apple pie filling then top-layered with a silky smooth sour cream frosting! Continue reading

Hipping up the Awesome 1930’s Helen of Troy Orange #Cake Recipe – The Cake That Launched a Thousand Ships

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A classic 1930’s comeback cake called the Helen of Troy Orange Cake! It’s a nice historic cake recipe hipped up to way-cool! It’s lookin’ pretty, popping with bright citrus flavors and it’s unique (especially if you use the blood orange option). Oh — AND it has a delicate tangerine custard filling with a dreamy tangerine cream frosting. Yeah! Continue reading

Level-Up Tiramisu Bread Pudding — Reworking a Classic French Opera Cake with Bread Crusts

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Transform bread crusts into an elegant party tiramisu cake in the style of the french opera cake drizzled in dark chocolate coffee syrup. Oh yeah! Continue reading

Making Homemade Cherry Frosting and a Special Cherry Meringue Filling at the River House

Homemade Maraschino Cherry Frosting Recipe Bake This Cake

Delicate and bright homemade cherry frosting for our lovely vintage maraschino cherry cake! Just the palest pink — like a pretty pale-pink rose, whipped together with buttercream and our homemade maraschino cherry syrup FROM our luscious homemade cherries. Yes way! We’re also whipping up a special cherry meringue filling for this cake that you COULD try with some slow food time on your hands. Otherwise, frost the top and bottom vintage style with the simple frosting recipe! A perfect barbecue party cake or for a cute vintage party cake! Continue reading

Lizzie’s Vintage Cherry Cake Recipe using Homemade Maraschino Cherries

Maraschino Cherry Cake Slice by the river Bake This Cake

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

Fresh Banana Frosting Recipe for Betty’s Banana Layer Cake

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This homemade vintage banana frosting is made with one fresh banana. Then the vintage banana layer cake is ready to spread with yummy frosting and slices of, you guessed it, more fresh bananas. I’m not sure you could get any more vintage charm from a cake than with this combo of cake, fruit and frosting. 🙂 Continue reading