Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Home Baked Delicacies Enhance The Fame Of The Modern Hostess [1931]


The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of a chocolate cake with three slice around it. At the top the title "Home Baked Delicacies. Enhance That Fame Of Modern Hostess" written in black lettering with yellow highlighted over the words. The back cover contains a drawn colored illustration of a vanilla cake with a container of Swans Down Cake Flour located below. At the bottom, the brand Swans Down Cake Flour is stated in red lettering with a yellow background. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that utilize Swans Down Cake Flour in them. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed, directions on how to prepare the dish, and an illustration of the prepared dish. Some of the recipes listed are Lightning Layer Cake, Cup Cakes, Coconut Cream Pie, Burnt Sugar Cake, and Chocolate Angel Food Cake. The back end page is titled "Three Wonderful Bargains From the Swans Down Kitchens" and contains deals on various items.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Swans Down Cake Flour

Publisher: Igleheart Brothers, Inc. Division of General Foods Corp. (Evansville, Ind.)


23 p.

14.6 x 10.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Home Baked Delicacies Enhance The Fame Of The Modern Hostess [1931]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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