Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Van Houten's Cocoa Recipes: The World's Best

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The front cover is brown, gold, and beige with an eagle above the title. The title is in a gold circle the eagle is sittingon. The world's best is in a deco ribbon. There are banners; one at the top with C.J. Van Houten & Zoon Inc. and one at the bottom with New York, N.Y., U.S.A.. The back cover is identical to the front cover. The front and back end pages have a portrait of Van Houten and some information about him below. The portrait is titled the inventor. The first page is a promo for Van Houten's Cocoa and page two discusses substitutions. The recipes all have a photograph with them. There is a recipe for hot cocoa and the remaining are for brownies, cookies, souffle, icing, cookies, and cake.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Van Houten's Cocoa

Publisher: C.J. Van Houten and Zoon, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)

1915 (ca.)

20 p.

12.7 x 7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Van Houten's Cocoa Recipes: The World's Best. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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