Weihnachtsbrot

Weihnachtsbrot

This past Christmas, I made some recipes out of a vintage cookbook from the mid 1960s called Jingle Bells and Pastry Shells. I love these old books with their illustrations and stories about the recipes! This recipe is for a semi-sweet Christmas cake/bread, full of 

Chocolate Cream Roll

Chocolate Cream Roll

Not too long ago, Stephan and I were binge-watching The Great British Baking Show, and I was seriously digging the episodes where the contestants were making cream rolls. Having made cream rolls and jelly rolls before with varying degrees of success, I felt bad for 

Any-Season Applesauce Cake

Any-Season Applesauce Cake

I love apple season! We always end up buying tons of fresh, crunchy apples to eat and bake with, but by mid-winter, some of them start to get a little past their prime. Easy fix–make applesauce! This simple cake goes together in a snap, but 

Irish Soda Bread Mini Loaves

Irish Soda Bread Mini Loaves

This post contains affiliate links, which cost you nothing but may earn me a small commission. I’m a big fan of homemade bread. Quick breads, yeast breads, biscuits–doesn’t matter. I’ve been making a soda bread for about 25 years that you bake in a springform 

Italian Batter Bread

Italian Batter Bread

This post may contain affiliate links that cost you nothing but may earn me a small commission. During the shutdown of 2020, I baked a lot of bread. A LOT of bread. I always have flour in the pantry, but I had to order yeast 

1960s Pineapple-Coconut Cake

1960s Pineapple-Coconut Cake

When I was a kid, my mom had one of those spiral-bound cookbooks (the kind a lot of churches used to sell) that was filled with recipes from women who had submitted their best dishes for consideration. There were few photos of finished dishes, and 

Caramel Apple Poke Cake

Caramel Apple Poke Cake

Most of our posts contain affiliate links, which cost you nothing but may earn us a small commission. Do you remember those poke cakes that our moms used to make in the 1980s? They were made with boxed cake mixes and either jello or instant 

Classic Pound Cake

Classic Pound Cake

A simple cake, perfect for dessert or afternoon tea!

Silver Cake with Lime Cream Filling

Silver Cake with Lime Cream Filling

This vintage 1940s recipe is just as delicious now as it was then!

Cranberry Fruit Bread

Cranberry Fruit Bread

A semi-sweet fruit bread that’s perfect for Christmas morning, or as an anytime snack