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Deliciously Retro: The Layer Cake

Jan 17, 2013 |  Retro Staff No Comments

Cakes themselves have a long history, well before the introduction of the cupcake (which dates back at least to the 1800s). For centuries we’ve been weighing (or measuring) fats, solids, liquids and flavorings and baking them until they rise to perfection. The layered cake, though, is much more modern – one of the first recipes

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Whoopee Pie Memories: Stoddard Twins

Apr 15, 2011 |  Retro Staff 19 Comments

Black Moons Today Whoopee Pies are all the rage. I think Martha or Oprah recently blessed them, and now it seems everywhere I go I see pumpkin, peanut butter, gingerbread, red velvet and jumbo versions of whoopee pies. When I was a kid they where called “black moons” and the black moons I remember most

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