Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Magic Short-Cut Recipes


The front panel features drawings of various desserts including pies, ice cream and brownies. The title "Magic Short-Cut Recipes" is written in brown lettering and outlined with a thick red line. The back panel is blank. The inside panels are dedicated to various recipes that utilize Eagle Brand Magic Milk in them. Some recipes include magic lemon meringue pie, failure-proof baked custard, 5 minute chocolate frosting, chocolate ice cream, magic caramel pudding, vanilla ice cream, and magic chocolate pie. All recipes entail all of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. There is a drawn illustration of a cake being sliced located below the recipe for 5 minute chocolate frosting.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Borden's

Publisher: Borden Co. (New York, N.Y.)

1935 (ca.)

5.1 x 5.1 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Magic Short-Cut Recipes. 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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