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How to bake a First World War trench cake. The official recipe released by the government so the public can bake the traditional cake sent to soldiers in the trenches during the First World War

How to bake a First World War trench cake

How to bake a First World War trench cake. The official recipe released by the government so the public can bake the traditional cake sent to soldiers in the trenches during the First World War

Irish apple cake  Apple cakes like this one are the traditional sweet in Ireland

St Patrick's Day recipe: Irish apple cake

EGGLESS CAKE - This recipe dates from World War 2 and was economical, as it does not use eggs. At the time eggs were rationed.  - WW 2  Recipe  (cookit.e2bn.org)

EGGLESS CAKE - This recipe dates from World War 2 and was economical, as it does not use eggs. At the time eggs were rationed. - WW 2 Recipe (cookit.e2bn.org)

Girl Scouts in 1916 collect peach pits during World War I, which were ground up and used to filter soldiers' gas masks. Girl Scouts rock.

Girl Scouts in 1916 collect peach pits during World War I, which were ground up and used to filter soldiers' gas masks. Girl Scouts rock.

World War 1 Trench Cake! "The name was given to a cake baked during the First World War by loved ones back home to send to soldiers fighting at the front in the trenches, hence the name Trench cake." Isn't that interesting? Recipe by @MariaDernikos

World War 1 Trench Cake! "The name was given to a cake baked during the First World War by loved ones back home to send to soldiers fighting at the front in the trenches, hence the name Trench cake." Isn't that interesting? Recipe by @MariaDernikos

Detailed infographic about WWI, could be good for helping ELLs absorb facts about this time period.

Detailed infographic about WWI, could be good for helping ELLs absorb facts about this time period.

World War II-Era Wedding Cake - Families, friends and neighbors would pool their ration coupons so the bride-to-be could have her fancy cake.  No elaborate multi-tiered creations, 3 layers was about the limit.

Eastern European Dessert Recipes

World War II-Era Wedding Cake - Families, friends and neighbors would pool their ration coupons so the bride-to-be could have her fancy cake. No elaborate multi-tiered creations, 3 layers was about the limit.

The Salvation Army is known for many things, but did you know that we have a famous donut recipe?  During World War I, Salvation Army workers served coffee and doughnuts to soldiers in the trenches. Rations were poor so the doughnut idea was conceived as a means of bringing cheer. Salvation Army workers provided spiritual aid and comfort to the American soldier and allies, becoming a link with home and family. Find the recipe here.

The Salvation Army is known for many things, but did you know that we have a famous donut recipe? During World War I, Salvation Army workers served coffee and doughnuts to soldiers in the trenches. Rations were poor so the doughnut idea was conceived as a means of bringing cheer. Salvation Army workers provided spiritual aid and comfort to the American soldier and allies, becoming a link with home and family. Find the recipe here.