Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[Frosting Tops The Wonder-Quick Cake]

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The front cover of the insert begins at the top with a colored photograph of a spatula icing a cake followed by the heading "Frosting Tops The Wonder-Quick Cake" written in red lettering. Along the right hand side there is a light blue sketch of a woman icing a cake along with a recipe for Primrose Cake. At the bottom, there are four steps with illustrations and directions on how to make a cake. The back cover of the insert entails two recipes called Wonder-Quick Chocolate Cake and Wonder-Quick White Cake. There are also directions on how to cut a cake and a promotion for Swans Down Cake Flour. The inside pages are made up of different informational topics for frosting and various recipes. Some of the topics include Choosing The Right Frosting, Points On Frosting, and Decorating Tricks. The recipes listed entail a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. There are black and white photographic illustrations located on the inside pages of various steps for making and frosting a cake.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Swans Down Cake Flour

Publisher: General Food Corp. (Evansville, Ind.)


27.9 x 21.6 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: [Frosting Tops The Wonder-Quick Cake]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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