Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Universal Cake Maker [1930 (ca.)]


The front panel features a sketch of a woman holding a cake followed by a photographic illustration of a cake maker. The title "Universal Cake Maker" is written at the top and bottom in black and white lettering. The back panel is blank. The inside panels begin with informational panels describing different characteristics of the cake maker and how to assemble it. The rest of the inside panels are dedicated to eight recipes including Hermits, Coffee Cake, Eggless Spice Cake, Quick Loaf Cake, Plain Cake, Chocolate Jumbles, Cocoanut Cookies, and Milk and Water Bread. All recipes entail the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish.

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Donor: Wineberg, Susan

Brand Name: Universal Housewares and Hardware

Publisher: Landers, Frary & Clark (New Britain, Conn.)

1930 (ca.)

15.6 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Universal Cake Maker [1930 (ca.)]. 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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