Old-fashioned cake recipes from scratch. Many of these are classics, Blue Ribbon cakes that were entered into a state or county fair contest where they won 1st place for best of taste.
Some were served in best restaurants and cafeterias. I sold our Sour Cream Coffee Cakes wholesale to a local wine
cellar, where they were so popular they were sold out the day we delivered.
Where I grew up, homemade cakes were a baker's pride and joy. Cooks were judged by their baking expertise. If the cook's reputation was "could bake the best cakes", guests grabbed them up early, even before the fried chicken and roast beef.
At gatherings such as picnics, reunions, church functions etc. these cakes were the table's focal point.
These old fashioned cake recipes made from scratch, have been in our family many years, passing the "tried and true" tests.
$100 Chocolate Cake
Blue Ribbons winner with special ingredients.
Sheet cake with apples, pecans and Caramel Icing.
Moist with cinnamon, allspice, raisins, nuts and scrumptious Butter Cream Cheese Frosting.
Bacardi Rum Cake Recipe
Melt-in-your-mouth pound cake made with butter and rum!
Boston Cream Pie
Filled with cold pudding then topped with Hot Fudge Sauce.
Full of walnuts and raisins. Serve plain or with ice cream or Cream Cheese Frosting.
Smooth, creamy New York style.
Chocolate Dirt Cake Recipe
Scrumptious cake made easy with instant Chocolate Pudding, Cream Cheese and whipped cream in a layered crushed Chocolate Oreo Cookies.
Chocolate Pound Cake
Old fashioned light chocolate cake with Mocha Frosting.
Devils Food Cake
Moist, dark chocolate Blue Ribbon winner. Three layers.
Italian Cream Cake
Another Blue Ribbon Winner! Ground nuts for special taste and texture. Cream Cheese Frosting.
One Two Three Four Cake
Old-Fashioned Cake Recipe makes a moist, light and buttery cake that can be made into loafs, layers, or pound cakes.
Orange Coconut Cake
Kitty Wells Orange Coconut Cake with luscious boiled frosting with orange zest and flaked coconut.
Pineapple Cake Recipe
One of our best Old-Fashioned Cake Recipes, filled and topped with pineapple and juice the way Mama made it. Moist and delicious.
Pineapple Coconut Cake
Sheet cake topped with a cream pudding, whipped cream, coconut and chopped pecans.
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Two delicious old-fashioned cake recipes.
Red Velvet With Cream Cheese Frosting
Moist, Red Velvet Cake made from scratch with minimum of Red Food Coloring.
Sour Cream Coffee Cake
With golden raisins, pecans, and cinnamon. My best selling cake in the 1970s.
Old-Fashioned Cake Recipes low calorie, true Sponge Cake. Great base for Strawberry Shortcake.
Texas Sheet Cake
Luscious and yummy chocolate cake.
Vanilla Cake Recipe
Moist yellow cake for one or two layers. Quick and easy from scratch with self-rising flour.
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