50s Sock Hop Party Ideas: Food Label Cards, Party Activities & Recipes

Spice up the dinner table with free printable food label cards, yummy recipes, and pen and paper activities to match a 50s Sock Hop Theme party.  Our theme matching party guide can help your event be a success.
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50s Sock Hop Semolina and Yogourt Cake

Sock Hop Semolina Yogurt Cake is a different yet unique cake that has been my specialty over the years, I have been very grateful to have had this recipe introduce to me and I would like to share it with you as well.

Basbousa bil laban
(Semolina and yogurt cake soaked in syrup)
1/2 c blanched, toasted almonds
2/3 c plain yogourt
2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, melted
1/2 c sugar
1 1/4 c semolina flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla

1 c + 2 Tblsp sugar
2/3 c water
2 Tblsp lemon juice

Preheat oven to 400F. Grease and flour a round baking pan, about 8 inches in diameter.

Prepare the syrup by placing all the ingredients in a small pan and bringing slowly to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes or until the syrup forms a sticky film on the back of a spoon. Set aside to cool.

Chop the almonds finely. Pour the yogourt into a bowl, add half the melted butter, sugar, semolina, baking powder, vanilla and almonds. Mix thoroughly until well blended. Pour the batter into the cake pan and smooth over the surface with the back of a spoon.

Bake for about 30 minutes, or until the surface of the cake is golden. Remove from the oven and pour the cold syrup evenly over it. Cut into lozenge shapes and return to the oven for 3-4 more minutes.

Warm the remaining butter. Remove the basbousa from the oven and pour the butter evenly over the surface. Leave to cool. This incredible piece of cake can please just about anyone, I have been using it for a while now at every event I gather and all I hear is wow!!! Match the party recipe with 50s Sock Hop party supplies to keep the theme flowing.Sprinkle the event with a fabulous 60s recipe for more scrumptious food.

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Keep the guests moving, laughing, and entertained with these50s Sock Hop Party Ideas. Try creating a menu to match the party theme.

Looking back at the 50s Sock Hop era, one wonders as to what kind of recipes were there and what were the ingredients that really rocked the world of taste at that time. It was the time when a lot of Mexicans immigrated to America and introduced a lot of different cuisines. Through time different recipes have merged with new ones and have added a lot of style and taste to cooking, which is truly wonderful. The kids will love this theme for a School Party. Those of us who really want a change need to add to their dining. We can do this by trying recipes from 50s.

Let 's take a look at 50s recipes, which will include the Appetizer, the Main Course and the dessert. For the appetizer, you can serve the Sundae-Style Cheese Appetizer. The Main Course would be a 50s Meatloaf and Toasted Scallion Mashed Potatoes and the Dessert would be Creamy Center Cupcakes. This is a very good combination that you can make to serve your guests. This recipe of Meatloaf will serve eight people.

The ingredients that we are going to use for the Meatloaf, to spice up your 50s party include 1-1/2 pounds of lean ground pork, 1-1/2 pounds of ground veal, 3 large eggs, 1 cup bread crumbs, 2 cups corn kernels, drained, 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce, 1/8 cup steak sauce, Salt and Pepper according to taste. In order to prepare the Meatloaf you need to preheat the oven to about 325 degrees. You need to have all the ingredients at room temperature and then mix them together well. Then you need form the mixture in a greased loaf baking pan. Bake the loaf for about two hours in the oven until it is tender. This recipe is going to rock! It will give you a taste of the 50s at the present time. By just adding even one simple food item to the menu will help create a complete 50s Sock Hop theme party feeling.

Free printable 50s Sock Hop food label cards to  match the party theme. Use at the buffet to label the dishes or place on the dinner table for assigned seating.
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STUCK IN THE MUD: One person is 'IT' and has to run round touching as many people as they can. When they have touched someone, that person has to stop and stand with their legs apart and their hands out stretched, until someone crawls through their legs. If you've been caught three times, then you are out. The game ends when everyone left is standing still. Lots more 50s Sock Hop party ideas here Theme Party Games. Also, check out the Beach Party Ideas.

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