Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Cake Making At High Altitudes [1933]


The front cover features a black and white photographic illustration of a lake, pine trees, and a mountain. The title "Cake Making At High Altitudes" is written in black lettering below the illustration. The back cover begins at the top with the brand name Swans Down Cake Flour and continues with promotion written in black lettering. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed along with the printing information. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that utilize Swans Down Cake Flour in them. Some of the recipes listed include Swans Down Sponge Cake, Sour Cream Cake, Chocolate Cake, Orange Frosting, and Fudge Frosting. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. The back end page entails the heading "Cities and Towns at High Altitudes" and contains a list of eleven states and the altitudes for certain recipes.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Swans Down Cake Flour

Publisher: Igleheart Brothers (Evansville, Ind.)


11 p.

17.5 x 11.1 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Cake Making At High Altitudes [1933]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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