Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Wesson Oil Cake Book


The front cover of the pamphlet features dark green text reading The Wesson Oil Cake Book on a light green background. A drawing of a birthday cake with eight red candles on a red-rimmed plate is above the text. The back cover features a drawing of Wesson Oil For Salads And Cooking can, brief promotional text, followed by Southern Cotton Oil Trading Co., New York, Savannah, New Orleans, Chicago, then lower American Lithographic Co., N.Y.. The inside front and back end pages include promotional text, with the remaining pages offering recipes for cakes. Also included as an insert into the cook book is a typewritten recipe for Snowdriven Cake

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Donor: Wineberg, Susan

Printer: American Lithographic Co. (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Wesson Oil

Publisher: Southern Cotton Oil Trading Co. (New York, N.Y. ; Savannah, Ga. ; New Orleans, La. ; Chicago, Ill.)

1960 (ca.)

12 p.

14.0 x 9.5 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: The Wesson Oil Cake Book . The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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