Well, okay - this first one isn't actually a cake- but I wanted to include it. It is a Chocolate Cinnamon Torte, and I found the recipe in a 1963 Good Housekeeping Cookbook. I made it at least twice MANY years ago. It's different - but I liked it, even though it was a fair amount of trouble. The layers are like a crisp cookie, and each one had to be pressed into a cake dish and baked.
That's chocolate whipped cream on the top. Mmmmm.
I remember making this one - Angel Food Waldorf - when I was quite young, also. I left off the slivered almonds on the top. But yes, I do love my chocolate whipped cream! I saw this old magazine ad and I went - "I remember that cake!"
Oh, this one from Betty Crocker's Cookbook published in 1969 has been a real favorite over the years- I have made it a LOT - starting back when I was a teenager:
And I used to make this one fairly often, too - from one of our favorite cookbooks (Farm Journal Christmas Cookbook, 1970):
Check this one out! I haven't tried this one yet - just found it recently in a 1938 magazine - but I think I might HAVE to try it!
If you have noticed that I said I "used to" a lot in this post - that's because I just can't bake all this stuff like I "used to" - WAY too tempting for me. See, I've got a little problem with sweets.....
I love them WAY too much- and let's just say, when I get on the scale - it shows!