Whoopie Pies

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Coffeecake

I always think of my grandmother and Christmas when I think about coffee cake. We had one tradition at Christmas time that we ate coffee cake before we could go downstairs to open gifts, because my father had to have some kind of breakfast but they didn’t want us kids to be forced to wait … Continue reading

Upside Down Ginger Pear Pudding

This is one of those “pudding that is really a cake” recipes. Upside down cakes were tremendously popular in the mid 20th century as they look so fancy once turned out for serving. But, they are pretty simple really! Slice your fruits and arrange them in a pattern in the bottom of your baking pan, … Continue reading

Al Pearce’s Honeymoon Cake

This recipe shares some post-Depression era history. Al Pearce was a popular comedian, musician, and radio personality with several hit radio programs from 1928- 1947. He also made some appearances in movies guesting as himself. He was on the radio in Southern California in the 1940s at least as I found a reference to his … Continue reading

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