Monstrously Good Strawberry Flavor
Franken Berry in 1971 … lookin’ GO-OD! 
October 17, 2014

Monstrously Good Strawberry Flavor

Franken Berry in 1971 … lookin’ GO-OD! 

Tags:  food   breakfast   cereal   Monster Cereals   frankenberry   1970s   vintage   Retro   General Mills  
The Lone Ranger Story
One of our most popular in-pack cereal prizes were comic books about the Lone Ranger. This was offered in 1954. Learn more about our cereal prize history on our blog!
October 16, 2014

The Lone Ranger Story

One of our most popular in-pack cereal prizes were comic books about the Lone Ranger. This was offered in 1954. Learn more about our cereal prize history on our blog!

Tags:  Retro   vintage   cereal   cereal prize   cereal box  
The Gentle Bran
Yes, these Bran Wisps from 1967 were bran, but they were also wisps. So … they were probably more light, airy and delicious than they looked, right?
 
October 15, 2014

The Gentle Bran

Yes, these Bran Wisps from 1967 were bran, but they were also wisps. So … they were probably more light, airy and delicious than they looked, right?

 

Tags:  food   breakfast   cereal   vintage   Retro   throwback   1960s   General Mills  
Betty Crocker Junior Baking Kit
What did junior Betty Crocker bakers do in 1953 when mom was already using the big baking pans and spoons? The Betty Crocker Junior Baking Kit was just the thing for mini Bettys in the making! 
October 14, 2014

Betty Crocker Junior Baking Kit

What did junior Betty Crocker bakers do in 1953 when mom was already using the big baking pans and spoons? The Betty Crocker Junior Baking Kit was just the thing for mini Bettys in the making! 

Tags:  Betty Crocker   1950s   vintage   Retro   toys   vintage toys   General Mills  
Bake The Recipe That Won $40K
In 1980, the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest didn’t have a million dollar prize, but this winning recipe did score its creator a cool $40,000. That’s a lot of money in delicious 80s dollars!
October 13, 2014

Bake The Recipe That Won $40K

In 1980, the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest didn’t have a million dollar prize, but this winning recipe did score its creator a cool $40,000. That’s a lot of money in delicious 80s dollars!

Bob Hope’s Favorite Peach Upside-Down Cake
What was Bob Hope’s favorite peach upside-down cake? This one, of course! In this 1950 co-promotion between canned peaches, Betty Crocker cake and Hope’s movie “Fancy Pants,” Bob raved that this cake was so easy, even he could bake it. 
October 10, 2014

Bob Hope’s Favorite Peach Upside-Down Cake

What was Bob Hope’s favorite peach upside-down cake? This one, of course! In this 1950 co-promotion between canned peaches, Betty Crocker cake and Hope’s movie “Fancy Pants,” Bob raved that this cake was so easy, even he could bake it. 

Tags:  food   cake   history   1950s   movies   Betty Crocker   vintage   vintage ad   General Mills