Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Baker Of Today

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The front cover features the title "The Baker of Today" written in dark brown lettering against a tan background that is outlined with a brown line. The back cover contains a thin brown line framing the phrase "Compliments of T.A. Faulds Co., Inc. Sole Manufacturers of Flavor-Oll, Kake-Perfection, Mell-O-Mist. Headquarters for box cake pans and cartons. Offices and laboratories 196 State Street- Boston, Mass." The inside pages begin with a few informational pages titled Read-Study-Be Interested, Talk On Flavor-Oll, and Directions For Making Imitation Butter. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that use Imitation Butter in them. Some of the recipes include chocolate fudge cake, best angel cake made, Victoria fruit cake, peanut maple bars, Boston sponge cake, gold box cake, Boston layer cake, silver loaf cake, and spiced cookies. There are different drawn color illustrations of foods found throughout the inside pages. There are two pages in the center that feature "Mixing and Temperature of Ingredients, Point of Instruction in Baking." These pages contain paragraphs describing key points to obtain the best results for one's baking. No page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Faulds' Flavor-Oil, Kake-Perfection, Mell-O-Mist

Publisher: T.A. Faulds Co., Inc. (Boston, Mass.)

1900 (ca.)

10.2 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Baker Of Today. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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