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20 Old Fashioned Cake Recipes to Make This Weekend – Don’t Eat This That

20 Old Fashioned Cake Recipes to Make This Weekend - Don't Eat This That

Sure, trendy pastries and cookies with a cult following are delicious, but sometimes it’s nice to indulge in some old-fashioned desserts. The next time you want to bake a pie, why not go for an old-fashioned one? After all, nothing hits as good as a classic apple, banana cream, or chess pie.

If you’re looking to take a trip back in time with your next baking endeavor, look no further. From chocolate pudding pie recipes that achieve the perfect balance of flavor and texture to pecan pies that taste just like grandma’s, you’re sure to find the perfect vintage pie to make this weekend from the following list. And then, don’t miss these 20 Old Fashioned Midwestern Dessert Recipes.

coconut cream pie
Thanks to Lil’ Luna

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this delicious coconut cream pie: milk, eggs, shredded coconut and whipped cream. Enjoy a slice plain or garnish with fresh berries for an even tastier treat.

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chocolate cream cakechocolate cream cake
Thanks to Half Baked Harvest

Go back to childhood with this easy-to-make chocolate cream pie. This delicious dessert is packed with dark chocolate, vanilla and hazelnut and only takes 20 minutes to prepare.

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buttermilk piebuttermilk pie
Thanks to Lil’ Luna

This delicious buttermilk pie, which you can prepare in just five minutes, tastes exactly like Grandma’s recipe. The best part? It can be stored in the freezer for up to two months in a freezer-safe Ziploc bag.

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Damson Plum pieDamson Plum pie
Thanks to the seasoned mom

Juicy plums are put to good use in this plum pie with prunes. Made with prune preserves, brown sugar and vanilla extract, this unique treat tastes even better when paired with vanilla bean ice cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce.

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Vintage Chocolate Peanut Butter PieVintage Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Thanks to Half Baked Harvest

If you’re a huge fan of Reese’s peanut butter cups, then you must try this vintage chocolate peanut butter pie. With dark chocolate, salted pretzels, cream cheese, and fluffy whipped cream, this easy recipe just might become a go-to for peanut butter lovers.

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Strawberry BiscuitStrawberry Biscuit
Thanks to Flour on my face

Freshly picked strawberries are a welcome feature in this old-fashioned sponge cake recipe, taken from a vintage cookbook.

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chocolate pudding cakechocolate pudding cake
Thanks to the seasoned mom

Is there anything better than chocolate pudding cake? Made with Jello chocolate pudding mix, unsweetened baking chocolate and a graham cracker crust, this mouthwatering dessert can be put together in an impressive 15 minutes.

Get the recipe from The Seasoned Mother

Blue berry pieBlue berry pie
Thanks to Inspired Taste

Amaze your family and friends by making a homemade blueberry pie – we promise it’s easier than it looks. All you need are a handful of ingredients, including blueberries, lemon zest, and allspice.

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french silk cakefrench silk cake
Courtesy of Sally’s Baking Addiction

French silk cake is the perfect combination of light chocolate mousse, flaky pie crust and fluffy whipped cream. Garnish with shaved dark chocolate for the full effect.

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Million dollar cakeMillion dollar cake
Thanks to Flour on my face

Made with crushed pineapple, whipped toppings, and a graham cracker crust, this million-dollar pie recipe dates all the way back to the 1940s. One of the best things about this rendition is that it doesn’t require baking and can be put together in under 10 minutes.

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lemon cream pielemon cream pie
Thanks to Well Plated

This creamy, mouthwatering lemon tart is sure to be a crowd pleaser at your next gathering. It tastes just like grandma’s!

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chess piechess pie
Thanks to cooking course

Move over, apple and pumpkin pie – there’s a new favorite pie in town. This chess pie recipe, which calls for cornmeal, salted butter, and vanilla extract, will have you thinking about your summer holiday pie menu.

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Bourbon Sweet Potato PieBourbon Sweet Potato Pie
Courtesy of Sally’s Baking Addiction

Nothing hits the spot quite like a slice of good old sweet potato pie. This variation is made using smooth bourbon and marshmallow topping.

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Lemon Meringue PieLemon Meringue Pie
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No kitchen is complete without a perfect lemon meringue pie recipe on hand. Packed with texture and flavor, this tasty vegan dessert takes just 15 minutes to make.

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pecan piepecan pie
Courtesy of Sally’s Baking Addiction

Pecan pie has been satisfying even the pickiest of foodies for years. With chopped pecans, flaky pie crust, and ground cinnamon, this recipe is perfect for holiday dinners, summer BBQs, birthday parties, and more.

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Apple pieApple pie
Thanks to Inspired Taste

You can’t go wrong with apple pie. Made with four pounds of baking apples, ground ginger, and nutmeg, all stuffed into a flaky pie crust, this pie is sure to be a showstopper.

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banana cream piebanana cream pie
Courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen

Banana cream pie is one of those desserts that ticks all the boxes. Not only is it delicious, but it’s the perfect balance of flavor and texture. This version is made with a peanut butter cookie crust, so you know it’s going to be good!

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Tomato pieTomato pie
Courtesy of How Sweet Eats

This unexpected yet delicious cake helps put leftover produce to good use. With juicy tomatoes, breadcrumbs, Parmesan and more, one slice will leave you searching for seconds. One of the best parts is the flaky cheddar crust, which is made with shredded sharp cheddar cheese and a medley of aromatic herbs.

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Apple crumble cakeApple crumble cake
Thanks to Averie Cooks

If you can’t decide whether to bake an apple pie or an apple crumble, why not make both? This apple crumble, made with canned apple pie filling and caramel sauce, is a clear winner.

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PearpiePearpie
Thanks to Kim Cravings

You may be familiar with apple pie, but have you ever tried pear pie? This old-fashioned pear pie recipe calls for freshly chopped pears, lemon zest, cinnamon, and fresh ginger. Tip: Use Bartlett pears for their crunchy texture and unmistakable flavor.

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