Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Ballard's Baking Book


The front cover of the pamphlet includes text reading Ballard's Baking Book (over a blue banner), then Recipes For Breads, Rolls, Cakes & Pastries, Ballard June-Ripened Flours (over a red background). The overall background of the front cover is yellow, with drawings of five wheat stalks. The white back cover is blank except for text reading Ballard & Ballard Co., Louisville, Kentucky, World's Largest Millers Of Soft Winter Wheat Family Flour. The front end page has a photograph of various Ballard products. The back end page has the table of contents. In addition to product promotion text, the inside pages feature recipes, plus color drawings and photographs, organized according to: Biscuits; Pancakes and Waffles; Yeast Breads; Rolls; Loaf Cakes and Layer Cakes; Tea Cakes and Cookies; Pies and Pastries; Frostings and Fillings; Muffins and Quick Breads. Courtesy of the General Mills Archives.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Ballard's Obelisk Flour

Publisher: Ballard & Ballard Co. (Louisville, Ky)

1930 (ca.)

20 p.

19.4 x 13.3 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Ballard's Baking Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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