Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Have Your Cakes And Sugar, Too!

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The front panel of this white leaflet is blue with a cartoon of a smiling woman holding a layer cake on a plate. Above her is the title in dark blue lettering. At the bottom is "with Presto Self Rising Cake Flour" on the left and a blue and white drawing of a box of Presto Cake Flour on the right. In the center at the bottom is the Best Foods logo. The back panel has recipes for two Presto cakes. The first inside panel has a column by Nancy Holmes with illustrations about baking with honey and corn syrup instead of sugar. This is followed by 17 recipes for cakes, frostings and fruit fillings.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Presto Cake Flour

Publisher: Best Foods, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)

1950 (ca.)

17.8 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Have Your Cakes And Sugar, Too!. 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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