In the 1950’s, more than 90% of those living in the USA identified themselves as Christian, so a 1950s Easter was a big deal everywhere you looked. We have gone out our to give you a closer idea of what Easter was like back than. Jan Mayer who experienced the delights of Easter back then has shared thoughts.
It’s a freezing day outside as we all sit here and wait for Spring to arrive! Having that slate grey morning that makes it feel as though someone has put a dimmer switch on the sun and turned the knob way, way down. Sometimes on days like this, we find energy comes to us in spades, and we work like mad cleaners!
Old-fashioned cake recipes are some of the best because they use simple ingredients and always turn out great. This 1950s Hot Milk Sponge Cake is a light cake recipe that has a lovely texture and flavour. It’s light enough to hold up to the frosting, or simply top it with whipped cream and fruit. This simple cake recipe from scratch is no more work than mixing up a cake mix, yet much more delicious.