Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Would You Like To Make Good Cake?


The front panel of the two-fold, single-panel leaflet features a color drawing of a little girl in red bonnet and mittens, a blue coat, plus high-button galoshes, holding a basket of apples and a box flour in her right arm. The above the drawing is the title text, Would You Like To Make Good Cake? Below the girl is more te4xt, Won't Mother Be Pleased, Use Reliable Prepared Flour. The back panel features a color drawing of a Reliable Prepared Flour box. Above the illustration is a guarantee, headlined Behind The Orange Package. Beneath the drawing of the box is more text, Reliable Prepared Flour Is A Biscuit Flour, A Cake Flour, A Griddle Cake Flour. Further down the back panel is space for the retailer to put its name. Three inside panels feature recipes primarily for cakes, but also doughnuts, biscuits and dumplings.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Reliable Flour

Publisher: Reliable Flour Co. (Boston, Mass.)


15.9 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Would You Like To Make Good Cake?. 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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