5 Rockin' Retro Desserts

July 5, 2011

Icebox Cake

Sometimes, the perfect summer dessert is hidden in the past! While certain recipe ideas from the '50s and '60s may make us cringe, these fabulous desserts are nothing short of delightful and super tasty. The best part? No-bake cakes and pies! Rockin' the retro recipes? Here are 5 recipes using Coca Cola and 5 more retro desserts!

Arctic Roll
Essentially ice cream wrapped in sponge cake, this traditional British dessert is making a come back!

Ice Box Cake
An American favorite, this no-bake cake uses cookies or graham crackers and whipped cream to create a memorable summer favorite!

Grasshopper Pie
This creme de menthe and Oreo pie will transport you to a classic '50s diner, jukebox not included.

Fresh Fruit Trifle
Another delightful British dessert using leftover cake or cookies, fresh fruit and yogurt or cream - so delicious!

Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Complete with Maraschino cherries. 

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