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12 Vintage Recipes That Actually Taste Amazing


These vintage recipes are classics for a reason. Every recipe that you’ll find on this page tastes amazing.

I’m sure you’ve seen the videos online making fun of vintage recipes. However, the truth is that there are many vintage recipes that still hold up to this day.

I’m sharing a collection of vintage breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes. That means you’re sure to find the perfect recipe for any occasion.

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Duchess Potatoes

Duchess Potatoes

These potatoes are fun and delicious. Your family and guests will love them. These would make a great addition to any holiday meal you prepare. Or if you want to make an impressive dinner. Get the recipe from The Pioneer Woman.

German Potato Salad

German potato salad

This is my favorite way to eat potato salad. I don’t like eggs, so I’m not a fan of classic potato salad recipes. German potato salad isn’t loaded with mayo and eggs, so it’s the perfect side dish for any meal. Get the recipe from Dinner at the Zoo.

Icebox Cake

vintage icebox cake

Icebox cake is one of the most popular vintage recipes for a reason. This wonderful cake is made from chocolate wafers and whipping cream, making it so easy and delicious. Get the recipe from Taste of Home.

Incredible Butterscotch Cake

Incredible Butterscotch Cake

This recipe is inspired by vintage butterscotch recipes. This moist cake is baked in a jelly pan and covered in butterscotch frosting. Your family will love this incredible butterscotch cake recipe. Get the recipe from Julie Blanner.

Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich

Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich

The hot brown sandwich was actually created in the 1920s in Kentucky at The Brown Hotel in Louisville. It’s served open-faced and topped with turkey, bacon (I use beef bacon), fresh tomatoes, and a creamy Mornay sauce. Get the recipe from The Suburban Soapbox.

Old-World Puff Pancake

Old-World Puff Pancake

This recipe is called a puff pancake, but you may also recognize this as being called a Dutch baby. This recipe includes just a few ingredients and is so easy to make. Top your puff pancake with your choice of fruit. Get the recipe from Taste of Home.

Old Fashioned Blue Ribbon Pound Cake

Old Fashioned Blue Ribbon Pound Cake

Wow, the picture alone is enough to make you want to bake this pound cake, am I right? This Blue Ribbon pound cake is tall, buttery, and so moist. This recipe is a definite crowd-pleaser. Get the recipe from Call Me PMC.

Old-Fashioned Divinity

Old-Fashioned Divinity

The first time I made divinity, I was around 12 years old. I found the recipe in an old vintage cookbook and wanted to give them a try. Divinity is so fluffy, sweet, and well… divine. You’re going to love them. Get the recipe from Bellalimento.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

pineapple upside down cake

You can’t go wrong with a good pineapple upside-down cake recipe. Pineapple upside-down cake has the perfect amount of sweetness and is so moist and yummy. Plus, it looks marvelous. Get the recipe from Saving Dessert.

Classic Chicken a la King

Classic Chicken a la King

There’s a reason why chicken a la king has stood the test of time. You can’t go wrong when you combine tender chicken, mushrooms, and veggies in a wonderful cream sauce. Serve over pasta or rice. Get the recipe from Wildflower Cottage Kitchen.

Best Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe

Chicken tetrazzini is one of those comfort foods that always hits the spot. Swap out the chicken for leftover turkey and you’ve got yourself a delicious turkey tetrazzini. You can also add in frozen veggies such as peas and carrots. Get the recipe from Shugary Sweets.

Deb Wise’s Tamale Pie Mix-Up

eb Wise's Tamale Pie Mix-Up

If you’ve never had tamale pie, you’re going to love this recipe. This one-pan meal is perfect for feeding a crowd. It’s loaded with perfectly seasoned ground beef, cornmeal, corn, and more. Get the recipe from Southern Living.

Whether you’re bored with regular meals or just trying to satisfy an old-fashioned craving, these vintage recipes are the perfect way to spice up your dinner rotation. Not only are they delicious and easy to make, but each one also brings its own unique flavor and a special nostalgia for good times past.

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