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Wartime Recipes

Wartime Recipes

During World War 2 some foods were in short supply and people could only buy a certain amount of these each week.

As to not be defeated people got creative and set about making pies, bread and cakes using food that wasn't rationed. Creating things such as carrot cake which remians popular today.

Why not try these wartime recipes, let us know how you got on by posting a picture to the Museum Facebook page.

There are more WW2 themed activites available on the VE Day page

Last updated on 22 September 2020