Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Runkel's Cocoa Delights


The front cover of the pamphlet features text reading Runkel's Cocoa Delights -- The Handbook Of The New Cocoa Cookery. Below the text is a color drawing of a chocolate-iced three-layer cake, a cup of steaming cocoa, a glass of chocolate milk, and a molded chocolate gelatine. The back cover is blank except for text reading All Recipes Tested And All Statements Approved By The food Education Bureau, New York. The front end page has a greyish green patch of color with a shelf containing a box of Runkel's Cocoa, a chocolate cake, and a chocolate pie. The back end page has a girl drinking cocoa and instructions for making the most delicious cocoa you have ever had. In addition to recipes on inside pages, many accompanied by color drawings, there is a section on Fashions In Table Setting And Serving, plus a Table of Weights And Measures.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Runkel's

Publisher: Runkel Bros., Inc. (New York, N.Y.)

1920 (ca.)

36 p.

15.6 x 11.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Runkel's Cocoa Delights. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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