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09 July 2008

Retro Cakes! Lady Baltimore, Coca-Cola, German Chocolate, and more.
Where's carrot cake???

And has anyone eaten mystery cake (the one with tomato soup in it)? Is it good?

posted by amro 09 July | 13:14
Yum!
posted by Atom Eyes 09 July | 13:21
I LOVE 7-Up cake.

That's what I'd request my mom make for my birthday when I was a kid. That, or red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting and pecans.
posted by BitterOldPunk 09 July | 13:37
I have a weakness for Red Velvet, too. WE usually have one at Christmas. For birthdays, we had something we have named "Traditional Birthday Cake," only because no one knows what it was really called. It's a very chocolatey cake with a white sugary icing that gets almost crystallized. Over the icing you drizzle melted bitter chocolate and let it harden. OMG.
posted by Miko 09 July | 14:10
My standard request for my birthdays (guess what today is, btw) was checkerboard cake.
posted by Wolfdog 09 July | 14:24
This. This is what will motivate me to get the rest of the kitchen clean.

Also - snickers cake!
posted by lysdexic 09 July | 14:28
Hedgehog cake.
posted by Wolfdog 09 July | 14:29
Oh yay! Lady Baltimore.

(for my birthdays, before the age of 14, I always wanted angel food cake with whipped cream with chocolate chips stuck in it for my birthday.
posted by crush-onastick 09 July | 14:37
Cool. I also want to know how that tomato soup cake ends up.
posted by rmless2 09 July | 14:39
I thought it wasm terrible the one time my mum made it, but I hate tomato juice and it tasted very strongly like tomato juice. Wasn't much of a mystery!
posted by goo 09 July | 15:46
Cool, Miko! I wish we could mark favorites over here.

My specialty when it was my turn to cook was the meat loaf la mode (with scoops of mashed potato) from the 70's Betty Crocker kid's cookbook...which unlike today's, didn't emphasize processed ingredients.
posted by brujita 09 July | 16:43
Yum, there are some lovely cakes there Miko - I've already been ordered to make 7 Up cake and the Lady Baltimore looks delicious. I think I'm going to be baking on the weekend!
posted by goo 09 July | 17:16
Brujita, was that 70s Betty Crocker kids' cookbook spiral bound? And did it feature a bunch of pencil-drawn kids, one named Alpha? And was there a cake that looked like a castle?
posted by tangerine 10 July | 20:04
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