Rose Swirls of Old-Fashioned Heirloom Vanilla Custard Frosting Using Granulated Sugar

Medium side view Rose swirls with heirloom custard frosting recipe bakethiscake

Let’s go way-old-school with a classic American frosting for your lovely homemade vintage cake! This old-fashioned heirloom vanilla custard frosting has a super delicate-smooth texture with a light and lovely sweetness factor. Not overly sweet and not heavy in the least. And it’s so fun to try! Did I mention it uses regular sugar instead of powdered sugar? And I’m going to teach you how to make very simple rose swirls with it. Yay! Continue reading

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Little Prairie Cakes Recipe – Old Fashioned Cookies Made Modern

Prairie Cakes fig cookies on baking tray drizzled with Sherry Icing BakeThisCake

Working with a way-old American recipe, this country cookie dough is wrapped around fresh figgie or strawberry filling for 4-way variation on a very vintage theme. THEN we drizzle on the Sherry Icing. Holy cow! We’re reconnecting with Vintage Prairie Cakes! Bring ’em on! Continue reading