Exploring Cookbooks: 1953 Encyclopedia of Cooking – Cake

I wrote about Sandwiches previously. Now its time for the sweet stuff! If you have trouble reading them and want a recipe let me know, some of them are a little hard to see.

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Again just look at how colorful this book is! Book measures 6 by 8 1/2 inches and has 48 pages.

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Index and thanking some of the supporters.

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The act of making a cake and what each ingredient does, the best way to make one, etc. Actually a very informative and interesting read.

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Chocolate Fudge Cake, Chocolate Nut Cake, Spiced Devil’s Food Cake, Chocolate Marble Cake, Fudge Cake, Modern Marble Cake, and Chocolate Peppermint Cake.

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Old-Fashioned Poundcake, Raisin Honey Poundcake, Thrifty Poundcake, Burnt Sugar Cake, Butterscotch Cake, In-a-Jiffy Cake, Orange Marmalade Cake, Crumb Cake, and Boston Gingerbread.

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Fresh Apple Cake, Apple Preserve Cake, Blueberry Torte, Fig Cake, Banana Layer Cake, Economy Cake, Marigold Cake, and Gold Nugget Cake.

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Cherry Pecan Upside-Down Cake, Cranberry Upside-Down Cake, Fruit Melange Upside-Down Cake, Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake, Chocolate Upside-Down Cake, and Pineapple Upside-Down Cake. This page has been heavily used which makes me wonder which one (ones?) it was that was made so often.

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Spice Marble Cake, Coffee Spicecake, Gumdrop Cake and Tomato Soup Cake – which I am going to be making in the next few weeks. I love this cake and haven’t had it in years!!

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Caramel Fudge Icing, Fresh Coconut Cream Frosting, Banana Frosting, Brown Butter Frosting, Butter Frosting (the one I always make besides Buttercream), Fudge Icing, Creamy Peanut Butter Frosting, Uncooked Chocolate Frosting, Chocolate Cream Frosting, and Cocoa Almond Frosting.

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One response to “Exploring Cookbooks: 1953 Encyclopedia of Cooking – Cake

  1. I collect those vintages mini cookbooks also. I just found a Book of Cookies by Good Housekeeping, 1958

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