Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

50 Cake Mix Ideas


The green front cover of the pamphlet features a color photograph of a chocolate cake and a white cake, each on a platter and with one large slice missing. Text above the cakes reads 50 Cake Mix Ideas For Occident Cake Mix. The back cover has a color photograph of three desserts: a white cake and a large piece missing; a sheet cake; and a plate of pinwheel cookies. Beneath the photograph in a light green band is text reading 50 Cake Mix Ideas, then in a brown band below that, A Book Of Quick And Easy Recipes For Enjoying... Occident Cake Mix. Inside pages are dedicated to cake and frosting recipes, categorized according to: Family Cakes; Special Occasion Cakes; Holiday Cakes; Cupcakes; Easy Dessert Cakes; Cookie Jar Treats; and Frostings-Toppings-Fillings. Black and white photographs accompany many of the recipes.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Roberts, Virginia

Brand Name: Occident Flour

Publisher: Occident Home Baking Institute (Minneapolis, MN)

1952 (ca.)

22 p.

9.2 x 16.5 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Roberts, Virginia. 50 Cake Mix Ideas. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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