Lunch Box Chocolate Cake

This recipe is a Betty Crocker sheet, the type that came with flour or other items, and usually included a coupon at the bottom (where it says Cut Here). Sometimes the coupons were for silverware, dishes, or other home items. The recipe follows the “new” method for success that was devised somewhere mid 19th century, … Continue reading

Sugar n’ Spice Cookies

They aren’t quite sugar plums dancing in visions, but sugar & spice cookies would be lovely for Christmas. Really, you can’t go wrong with a tag line of They’re spicy, they’re crisp…they’re sugar-coated. Sugar n’ Spice Cookies Mix together thoroughly: 3/4 cup soft shortening 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup molasses Sift together and … Continue reading

Snowflake Cake

Here’s a clipping from a Betty Crocker leaflet – the type that were included with bags of flour. The leaflet generally included several recipes, baking tips, and usually a coupon for something like a piece of silverware. The “New Method” being referred to here is sift all the dry ingredients together, add your fat & … Continue reading

More 1-2-3 Pastry

Sometimes old recipe collections can be hit or miss, and in this instance there are some hits, some clear misses and some question marks. This scan is the back side of the previous 1-2-3 Pastry sheet from the Gold Medal Flour 10 pound bag. You can see at the lower edge where the coupons and … Continue reading

1-2-3 Pastry

No tedious sifting, friends, just dip a dry (did you hear that? DRY!) nested measuring cup into the bag of flour. What’s that? You need several cups of flour and would like to use something other than a dry nested measuring cup? I don’t know…Betty, what say you? Betty? Are you there? First question, who … Continue reading

Butterfudge B Side

Welcome back for the back side of our Butterfudge Creations recipe sheet from Betty Crocker. Can I say, right off the bat, that recipe number one up there – Butterfudge Mallow Cake – does not sound at all appetizing to m? It’s the marshmallow frosting. Not to say that I despise marshmallows, but they are … Continue reading