Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Holiday Cakes They'll Talk About For Years


The front cover features three black and white cartoon sketches of witch head, turkey head, and Santa Claus in joined circles against a blue background. The titled "Holiday Cakes They'll Talk About For Years" is written in white lettering above the illustration. The back cover contains a black and white photograph of a Calumet can and a box of Swans Down Cake Flour. There is a phrase written at the top that states "Bake Better With Swans Down & Calumet Products Of General Foods" in black and blue lettering. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that utilize Swans Down Cake Flour in them. All cake recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed, directions on how to prepare the dish, and decorating directions. Some of the recipes listed include Thanksgiving Nut Loaf, Harvest Supper Cake, Drum Cakes, Mint Frosting, and White Cream Icing.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Swans Down Cake Flour

Publisher: Igleheart Brothers (Evansville, Ind.)


15 p.

11.7 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Holiday Cakes They'll Talk About For Years. 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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