Mrs. Roosevelt’s Clove Cake for the Culinary Historians’ Yosemite Gathering

Mrs Teddy Roosevelt's Clove Cake with candied ginger bake this cake

We’re resurrecting history (and repairing it a bit along the way) with Edith Roosevelt’s charming turn-of-the-Century Clove Cake. It’s a way old-fashioned historic cake crafted with a dark molasses batter then locked and loaded with sweet seedless raisins. It’s sprinkled with homemade caramelized ginger, although you could drizzle it with lemon hard sauce instead (and soak the raisins in brandy or vanilla) for an extra flavor punch. Continue reading

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Pioneer Skillet Cake – Apple Pandowdy

overview of pioneer skillet cake by bakethiscake photo by Lifeforcephotos.com

Vintage Pioneer Skillet Cake Recipe made with sweet biscuit cake, apples, apricots, molasses, honey and cinnamon then flipped upside down for an elegant country dessert just dribbling with juices. Vintage bring it on! Continue reading