Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Home Desserts And Confections

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The front cover begins at the top with the title "Home Desserts and Confections" and continues with a black and white photographic illustration of a strawberry shortcake sitting on a plate. At the bottom, the phrase "Made From Professional Recipes With Hip-O-Lite" is written in black lettering. The back cover contains a jar of Hip-O-Lite on a black bull's eye in the center. The inside pages begin with a foreword titled "The Important Points For Housewives To Know About Hip-O-Lite" and continue with paragraphs about the Hip-O-Lite product. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that fall under the categories of sauces, cake frostings, fillings, fruit salads, simple desserts, ice creams, ices, frozen foods, and candies. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. Some of the recipes listed include Jelly Sauce, Banana Filling, Nut Sandwiches, Lemon Ice, Frozen Fruit Salad, and Nut Loaf. Throughout the inside pages there are different illustrations of prepared dishes that can be found in the pamphlet. The back end page is made up of the phrase "Hip-O-Lite a ready to use Marshmallow Creme" written in gray lettering.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Hip-O-Lite Marshmallow Créme

Publisher: Hip-O-Lite Co. (St. Louis, Mo.)

1925 (ca.)

14 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Home Desserts And Confections . 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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