Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

"Just Custards"


The front panel begins at the top with the title "Just Custards" and continues with a drawn color illustration of a flower bowl and custard in a glass on top of a plate. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed in blue lettering. The back panel contains three recipes including Frozen Custard Cream, Custard Pie, and Cocoanut Custard Pie. All three recipes are written in blue lettering and entail the ingredients plus directions on how to prepare the dish. The inside panels begin with with directions on how to make the perfect plain custard and continue with suggestions and flavor combinations. The rest of the inside panels are dedicated to various recipes including Custard Angel Food, Apple Custard, Banana Cream, and Lemon Sponge Custard. Each recipe entails all the ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Crescent Mapleine

Publisher: Crescent Manufacturing Co. (Seattle, Wash.)

1935 (ca.)

15.2 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: "Just Custards" . The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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