Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Saves One Third The Eggs

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The front cover features a young blonde girl dressed in a red hat, blue and white sailor dress, white stockings, and black tap shoes. She is holding a white box of Egg Baking Powder and has a bulge on her right wrist. The back cover contains a drawn color illustration of two hens and a large container of Egg Baking Powder in a broken egg on a golden background. The front end page entails a drawn color illustration of an older women in a red dress and white apron holding Egg Baking Powder in the left hand and Other Baking Powder in the right hand. At the bottom, the phrase "Saves One Third The Eggs" is written in red lettering. Pages two through five include topics such as facts about baking powder, hints, and general remarks regarding baking. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that use Egg Baking Powder in them. Some recipes include flour muffins, corn muffins, two layer cake, white fruit cake, prunes on toast, oyster patties, and lady Baltimore cake. Each recipes includes the ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. The back end page features a red container of Egg Baking Powder.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: J. Ottmann Lith. Co. (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Egg Baking Powder

Publisher: Egg Baking Powder Co. (New York, N.Y.)

1920 (ca.)

31 p.

14 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Saves One Third The Eggs. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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