Baker's Chocolate Recipe Booklet, 1922, "Choice Recipes Compliments of Walter Baker & Co."

Summary

Baker's Chocolate Company -- the oldest manufacturer of chocolate in the United States -- was established in 1780. Over the next two centuries, the company would earn awards for its chocolate and in 1881, the company adopted its recognizable trademarked image, La Belle Chocolatiere (The Chocolate Girl). Since 1870, the company has published cookbooks, like this one, with recipes for beverages and desserts utilizing the company's chocolate products.

Baker's Chocolate Company -- the oldest manufacturer of chocolate in the United States -- was established in 1780. Over the next two centuries, the company would earn awards for its chocolate and in 1881, the company adopted its recognizable trademarked image, La Belle Chocolatiere (The Chocolate Girl). Since 1870, the company has published cookbooks, like this one, with recipes for beverages and desserts utilizing the company's chocolate products.

Artifact

Booklet

Date Made

1922

Creators

Hill, Janet McKenzie, 1852-1933 

Parloa, Maria, 1843-1909 

Walter Baker & Company 

Place of Creation

United States, Massachusetts, Dorchester 

Creator Notes

Written by Maria Parloa and Janet McKenzie Hill; published by Walter Baker & Company, Dorchester, Massachusetts.

Collection Title

Recipe Booklet Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2000.0.57.32

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 in

Width: 3.875 in

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