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1919::War Cake Recipe

Updated: Apr 10, 2023

From the chef at post-war Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

1919::War Cake Recipe

"War Cake"

Clip: Vancouver Daily World (1919) Vancouver, British Columbia


A popular post-war recipe from the chef at the famed hotel Waldorf Astoria in New York City.


War-time propaganda was credited with persuading Americans to curb their food consumption making this bread an obvious choice and easier on post-war pocketbooks with the omission of key ingredients such butter and eggs.




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