Every summer comes and reminds me of all the wonderful things or desserts like ice cream, different types of cakes, pies, puddings and much more. If you are a baking enthusiast, just like me, then you got to give it a try baking these old school or vintage summer cakes which are light, moist and are sure to remind you of those bright, summery days of your childhood. Anyone these days can order cakes or desserts online along with online cake delivery in Delhi or some XYZ place, but what makes you different is that you choose to bake these sweet treats by pouring your love into it – which is what makes all the difference. If you are ready to know what these summer cakes are like, then without much ado, let’s get into discussing these vintage summer cakes.
1) Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting
Do you often happen to throw away over-ripe or ripe bananas? Next time when you have some, bake this sweet delicacy. A banana cake laid with fresh cream cheese frosting is sure to become a favourite staple dessert item for every family to get together and picnics.
2) Pineapple Pudding Cake
Bringing the two most favourite all-time desserts together i.e a pineapple cake and pudding to make it into a drool-worthy cake is absolutely worth your try. This cake is cool and refreshing which is what makes it a perfect choice for your summertime.
3) Coconut Chiffon Cake
This cake not just looks heavenly but tastes even better. The roasted coconut shavings on top of the cake as part of the garnishing step looks dreamy. And the subtle ginger flavour added to a traditional coconut cake is sure to become a favourite end to all your meals, be it breakfast, lunch or even dinner.
4) Lemon Sheet Cake
The sour taste of lemon compliments so well the sugary sweet taste of cake one couldn’t possibly imagine without trying out this yumminess. Feels like lemon pie filling adds its citrusy splash to the cake which is thereby coated with rich cream cheese frosting and topped up with some lemon zest. Feel the summer breeze as you give this cake a try at baking.
5) Strawberry Shortcake
Remember those days when your grandma used to bake cakes for you and for your family and how everyone used to pay a visit at your residence wishing to get to taste a piece of her baked treat? Well, strawberry shortcake is one such kind of cake that is close to every grandma’s heart. This summertime classic dessert is made with warm, fluffy biscuits, berries and then further topped up with fresh whipped cream.
6) Spiced Pineapple Upside Down Cake
The citrus, fruity punch added to a regularly sweet cake which has been spiced up with some cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves is sure to melt anyone’s heart into tears. The baked pineapple slices and cherries at the crown of the cake adds an unmatched appeal to this sweet yet tangy pineapple cake.
7) Coconut Rum Cake
Infusion of booze in a cake is sure to set all the other kinds of cakes apart from this one in particular. The flavour and the smell of rum make this coconut cake absolutely exotic in its taste and appeal. Usually baked in a bundt cake pan and can be topped up with some cream cheese frosting.
8) Rhubarb Cake
Extremely healthy and tasty, rhubarb cake tastes even better when the summertime is around. You can serve a rhubarb cake with some vanilla ice cream or top it up with whipped cream.
So, which one among all these are you going to start your baking expedition with?