The 1950s Cake Recipes You Need to Make Today

This is the cake to prepare if you want to serve your loved ones a dessert that truly makes a statement. A thick, chocolate glaze is spread over the exquisitely tall and dense sponge cake.

Chocolate Chiffon Cake


Moist Chocolate Cake

My grandma would have made this luscious chocolate cake recipe with coffee; it was one of her specialties. It always brings back happy memories, and I bake it frequently for family get-togethers.


Pineapple Pudding Cake

This is a simple pineapple sunshine cake that my mother used to love to make in the summer. This retro cake never lasts long since it's so cool and refreshing!


Decadent Fudge Cake

Everyone enjoys the deep flavor of this rich cake, which is prepared with four different kinds of chocolate. ― Yorktown, Virginia's Anna Hogge



This three-layer sunset cake is pretty enough for company, but it's so simple to make that you'll find yourself baking it often.


Potato Soup

Unexpectedly, I discovered our favorite soup in a children's cookbook!


Smash Burgers

A smash burger consists of ground beef balls that are smashed onto a heated griddle, exactly as the name suggests.


Caramel Chex Mix

Packed full of cereal, pretzels, and almonds, this deliciously crunchy snack is finished with a lightly sweetened brown sugar mixture.


Spaetzle Dumplings

These soft, handmade spaetzle noodles go well with chicken and can be prepared in a matter of minutes.


Peach Crumble Bars

These bars are best enjoyed while sipping iced tea on the porch, which is my personal favorite way to consume them.