Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Famous King Syrup Recipes For A Happy Family


The black, orange, grey and white front cover features text that reads Famous King Syrup Recipes For A Happy Family. It also has a drawing of a mother reaching for a syrup pitcher while a father, son and daughter look on. The back cover is the same combination of colors, with as drawing of palm trees, a sailboat, and a man rolling a barrel of molasses, while another man rests with a barrel against a tree trunk. Text on the back cover includes King Po-T-Rik Molasses The Molasses With The Real Rum Flavor, followed by a promotional message, and then by Blended And Refined By The Mangels-Herold Company, 715 Key Highway, Baltimore, Md. The black text is on a white background superimposed on the drawing. An index on the front end page identifies the categories of recipes included in the pamphlet: Bread and Muffins; Cakes, Cookies and Buns; Frostings and Sauces; Candy and Confections; Desserts (Miscellaneous); and Vegetables and Entrees. Various black and white drawings appear on pages 2-5.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: King Syrup & Molasses

Publisher: Mangels, Herold Co., Inc. (Baltimore, Md.)

1940 (ca.)

19 p.

23.5 x 10.5 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Famous King Syrup Recipes For A Happy Family. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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