I am the body, I am the blood, I am dessert: 1970’s most astonishing cakes


​Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.

A stack of Mail Box News magazines

Date: 1970

Publisher: Maid of Scandinavia

Discovered at: Second Chance Thrift, 63rd & Troost

Representative Quote:

“Mobile homes are really the homes of the future, according to those ‘in the know.’ This mobile home cake is a scale model of a relative’s new home. The cake is give a siding-like finish and trimmed with brown icing.” (page 24, September, 1970.)

Categories: News