15 Vintage Cakes That Are Perfect for Birthdays

Hummingbird Cake

This Jamaican cake became famous in the U.S. after being featured in Southern Living in 1978.


Old-Fashioned Icebox Cake

The Icebox Cake, a 1920s and '30s classic, is a no-bake dessert.

Chocolate Cake Roll

The Chocolate Cake Roll, also known as the Swiss Roll, has been gracing dessert tables all over the world for hundreds of years.

Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

This Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake is created using a packaged cake mix.

Classic Yellow Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Yellow Cake with Chocolate Frosting is delicious. Yellow cake and handmade chocolate icing are dessert paradise.

Vintage Hot Milk Cake

Hot Milk Cake, prepared with milk, butter, and sugar, became popular during the 1940s sugar rationing.

Sour Cream Pound Cake

Sour cream replaces milk in this dessert dish from the 1700s.

Oatmeal Cake

If you're a fan of oatmeal cookies, then you have to try this mouthwatering recipe for oatmeal cake.

Cream Cheese-frosted Zucchini Cake

This dish combines crunchy walnuts and grated zucchini.

Carrot Cake

This 1959 Farm Journal's Country Cookbook dish calls for shredded carrots, vanilla essence, and cinnamon. We love... Cream cheese icing!

Orange Juice Cake

This old-fashioned orange juice cake utilises orange zest, boxed yellow cake mix, and an orange frosting.

Bavarian Potato Coffee Cake

This is a new dessert you should try. This recipe for Bavarian potato coffee cake originally appeared in one of Imperial Sugar's antique cookbooks.

Healthy Angel Food Cake

The fluffy, sweet cake initially appeared in 1800s cookbooks. This healthier adaptation uses less sugar than the original recipe.

Coca-Cola Cake

Coca-Cola may sound like an unexpected ingredient for a birthday cake, but in the 1960s and '70s, it was all the rage.

Chocolate Mint-Whipped Cream Cake

If you're looking for a fun cake recipe that combines two must-have flavors—rich chocolate and cool peppermint—then look no further.

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