This page features a collection of cake recipes found in newspapers from across the decades.
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Articles and Clippings about Cake Recipes
Devil's Food Cake (1896) 26 Jun 1896, Fri Colony Free Press (Colony, Kansas) Newspapers.comHot Milk Cake (1904) 20 Mar 1904, Sun Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.com"Poor Man's Cake" [no milk, butter, or eggs] (1911) 07 Dec 1911, Thu The Kansas Weekly Capital (Topeka, Kansas) Newspapers.comChocolate Cake (1915) 21 Oct 1915, Thu Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, New York) Newspapers.comCustard Corn Cake (1916) 24 Jan 1916, Mon The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York) Newspapers.comCanadian War Cake (1918) 22 Feb 1918, Fri Calgary Herald (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) Newspapers.comWheatless Cake & Wheatless Chocolate Cake (1918) 22 Jun 1918, Sat The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.comApple Sauce Barley Cake (1918) 25 Jun 1918, Tue The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.com Sweet Potato Cake (1923) 08 Apr 1923, Sun Pittsburgh Daily Post (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Newspapers.comCaraway Seed Cake (1936) 01 May 1936, Fri The Nottingham Evening Post (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England) Newspapers.comPumpkin Spice Cake (1936) 30 Oct 1936, Fri The World (Coos Bay, Oregon) Newspapers.comButter Cake (1940) 29 Aug 1940, Thu The Sikeston Herald (Sikeston, Missouri) Newspapers.comPlain Honey Cake (1942) 05 Sep 1942, Sat The Windsor Star (Windsor, Ontario, Canada) Newspapers.comOne-Egg Wonder Cake with Sun-Fruit Topping (1943) 22 Oct 1943, Fri Palladium-Item (Richmond, Indiana) Newspapers.comTomato Soup Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting (1943) 26 Oct 1943, Tue The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.comPeanut Apple Cake (1944) 22 Jan 1944, Sat The Windsor Star (Windsor, Ontario, Canada) Newspapers.comWhite Sirup Cake (1944) 03 Aug 1944, Thu The News-Review (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Newspapers.comFamily Cake (1947) 09 May 1947, Fri The Daily Telegraph (London, Greater London, England) Newspapers.comMayonnaise Cake (1949) 14 Aug 1949, Sun Corpus Christi Caller-Times (Corpus Christi, Texas) Newspapers.comBanana Cake (1951) 02 Feb 1951, Fri The Tampa Tribune (Tampa, Florida) Newspapers.comSponge Cake (1952) 23 Jan 1952, Wed Scunthorpe Evening Telegraph (Scunthorpe, Humberside, England) Newspapers.comPrize Winning Layer-Cake (1953) 16 Dec 1953, Wed Pensacola News Journal (Pensacola, Florida) Newspapers.comCrazy Cake (1955) 09 Jun 1955, Thu The Gazette (Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada) Newspapers.comSummer German Chocolate Cake (1956) 10 May 1956, Thu The Irving News Record (Irving, Texas) Newspapers.comWeek-End Cake (1959) 08 Mar 1959, Sun Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Texas) Newspapers.comCranberry Sauce Cake (1962) 26 Apr 1962, Thu The Tampa Tribune (Tampa, Florida) Newspapers.comCountry-Style Chocolate Nut Cake (1966) 14 Sep 1966, Wed Honolulu Star-Bulletin (Honolulu, Hawaii) Newspapers.comAlmond and Carrot Cake (1978) 14 Jul 1978, Fri The Age (Melbourne, Victoria, Victoria, Australia) Newspapers.com
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"Cake Recipes," Newspapers.com Topics (https://www.newspapers.com/topics/food/cake-recipes/ : accessed June 5, 2023)