Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Desserts Of Quality. How To Prepare Them

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The front cover features a drawn color illustration of a woman wearing a dark dress and white apron while holding dessert on a tray. There is a container of Miss Curtis' Snowflake Marshmallow Creme on the table in front of her. Below the illustration, the title "Desserts of Quality" is written in black lettering followed by the author, Emma E. Curtis. The back cover contains a white container of Miss Curtis' Snowflake Marshmallow Creme and a gold medal of the highest award from the Panama- Pacific Exposition of 1915. The front end page entails a typed letter written by Emma E. Curtis and is followed by a pave of important directions for thinning marshmallow creme. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that use Snowflake Marshmallow Creme in them. Some recipes include Marshmallow Nut Cup, Raspberry Sponge, Strawberry Short Cake, Prune Whip, Sandwiches, Marshmallow Apple Cake, Golden Sauce, Boiled Frosting, and Apricot Souffle. The pages of the centerfold include five drawn color illustrations of different desserts.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Curtis, Emma E.

Printer: American Litho (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Snowflake Marshmallow Creme

Publisher: Curtis, Emma E. (Melrose, Mass.)


20 p.

8.9 x 6.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Curtis, Emma E.. Desserts Of Quality. How To Prepare Them. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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