A couple of years ago, Chatelaine magazine offered up a recipe collection titled 25 of our favorite old-fashioned desserts. Ever late to the party, I just came across the article and, while scrolling through the various pics and recipes, thought it might be fun to put together a list of my top 10. Only problem – I was really hard-pressed to come up with five favorites from the list of candidates, much less ten! I considered switching to a list of my bottom 10 but, again, was stymied. There are A LOT of really middling old-fashioned desserts.
Anyway, after several reviews, I was finally able to come up with five candidates on both sides of the scale. The many not making the list include the mediocre likes of lemon loaf, oatmeal-raisin cookies, and rice pudding.
My Bottom Five Old-Fashioned Desserts
#5. Date Squares
You won’t believe the number of…
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