Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Highest Award At Pan-American

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The front cover features a drawn black and white illustration of a little girl in a large beret holding a platter of three layer cake with one piece missing. There is a rooster, hen, and three chicks by her feet. At the top, the brand Egg Baking Powder is listed in white and black lettering. At the bottom, the title "Highest Award At Pan-American" is written in white lettering. The back cover contains a black and white sketch of four monkeys around a negative poem written in black lettering. The front end page contains key facts about Egg Baking Powder followed by an index page. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that use Egg Baking Powder in them. Some recipes include tea biscuit, two-layer cake, lady Baltimore cake, sponge muffins, spice cake, chocolate frosting, potato salad, pie crust, apple fritters, citron cake, and green corn fritters. Each recipe entails the ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. There are black and white illustrations throughout the inside pages of different buildings and containers of Egg Baking Powder. The back end page contains multiple lines describing Egg Baking Powder.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Egg Baking Powder

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


31 p.

16.5 x 10.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Highest Award At Pan-American. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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