Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Desserts Plain And Fancy


The green wrap-around cover has color photographs of seven different desserts ranging from cookies to coconut topped pudding. "Desserts" is in red across the lower two desserts with "Plain & Fancy" in black on a white background at the bottom. The back cover has the same photographs with a red and white can of Carnation Evaporated Milk over the lower left dessert. The company name and address is below in black on a white background. The front end page has an introduction by Mary Blake, Home Service Department, Carnation Company. The back end page, under "top it off!" has illustrated directions to make Whipped Carnation and a recipe for Speedy Chocolate Sauce. Recipes include "creamy rich" (Raspberry Whip, Apricot Refrigerated Dessert, Chocolate Lime Swirl, Chocolate Chiffon Pie, Pink Velvet Pie and Summertime Lemon Pie), "cool and frosty" (Coconut Freeze, Peppermint Frost and Freezer Vanilla Ice Cream) and "Old Fashioned...but nice!" (Creamy Pudding, Strawberry Shortcake, Shortcake Biscuits and Shortcake Muffins.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Blake, Mary

Brand Name: Carnation Milk

Publisher: Carnation Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.)


7 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Blake, Mary. Desserts Plain And Fancy. 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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