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 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.