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Retro Recipes

Cookbook illustration for Epworth Favorites cookbook

For United Methodists, faith and food go together like mashed potatoes and gravy or Jello and fruit in a mold.

Take a step back with us as we revisit favorite recipes that span the 20th century and beyond.

Sour cream cake from a 1948 Ellendale, North Dakota church cookbook

Who We Are

Sour Cream Cake 1948

This church supper cake from a United Methodist recipe from the late 1940s features yellow cake with boiled, chocolate icing.

Hawaiian Rainbow Jello for Our United Methodist Table

Our UM Table

Hawaiian Rainbow Jello

This fun, colorful dessert will be a hit at your next church supper!


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