08 Jun

Vintage War Cake

Vintage War Cake This is a small recipe and makes a hardy delicious loaf, sturdy enough to ship to a loved one. In a 1926 cookbook, a very similar recipe is doubled and credited to a Miss Splint. It is called Economical Spice Cake. There are dozens of such recipes available under various names. Try to find one that your family ...  Continue Reading

07 Jun

My Mom's Pumpkin Pie or Tart Filling

My Mom’s Pumpkin Pie or Tart Filling This recipe came from the label of a tin of Libby’s Pumpkin Puree in 1947. It is still my favourite pumpkin pie recipe.   Ingredients: 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1 ¾ cups pumpkin puree ¾ cup sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ginger ¼ teaspoon cloves 1 ¾ c...  Continue Reading