Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Gorton's Desiccated Cocoanut

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The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of a Noix De Coco being held up by three monkeys. At the top, the title "Gorton's Desiccated Cocoanut" is written in black and white lettering against a blue background plus a red background. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed. The back panel contains an illustrations of the company headquarters. There is a blue band at the bottom with the phrase "The Largest Fruit House In The World" written in black lettering. The whole back panel is outlined with a green Victorian frame. The first inside panel begins with the heading "Noix De Coco Is The Best Desiccated Cocoanut In The World" and continues with two informational paragraphs about Noix De Coco. The second inside panel is titled "Recipes" and contains seven recipes for various desserts. Each recipe is written in paragraph form and is made up of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. At the bottom, the company name and address are list in black lettering.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Madison Foods

Publisher: Warner and Merritt (Philadelphia)

1925 (ca.)

14.3 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Gorton's Desiccated Cocoanut. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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