Dutch Cocoa Cream Cake

History: One of 15 variations of chocolate cake in Betty Crocker’s 1950 picture edition. Time and Effort: This cake is time-consuming and has many steps including splitting 2 layers into 4. I had difficulty getting that done evenly. Other than splitting the layers, nothing was difficult, and all the ingredients are very basic. Worthy of…
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Hot Milk Sponge Cake

The only thing that this cake needs is a new name. “Hot Milk Sponge Cake” doesn’t exactly say “I’m delicious!”. I had actually heard of this cake years ago when a co-worker mentioned that she had to make it for her husband’s birthday every year because growing up in his family this cake was “birthday…
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Jelly Roll

Time and Effort: Quick and Easy! History: This is from a 1944 cookbook entitled “Home Baking Made Easy”. Jelly roll cakes were featured in cookbooks in the 1800’s. Worth Adding to your Repertoire: We recommend it! One of the things that I love about old cook books is the way they elevate cooking and housekeeping…
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