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Title Baker's Coconut: Baker's Favorite Chocolate Recipes. A Handbook of Chocolate Cookery. 1943.
Object Name Book
Catalog Number 2010.007.0106
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Baker's Favorite Chocolate Recipes. A Handbook of Chocolate Cookery. Issued by Consumer Service Department, Walter Baker & Co., Inc., Dorchester Mass., Division of General Foods Corp. Copyright 1943. Softcover book, bottom fore-edge, 4" wide x 7" high, 108 pp. plus covers; color and black-and-white illustrations.

A recipe book for the several types of chocolate made by this company. Baker's Coconut, which was made in Hoboken at the time of publication, is among the other General Foods products found in the recipes. It was made in two types, Premium Shred and Southern Style, by the Franklin Baker Division of General Foods. (Baker's Chocolate and Baker's Coconut shared the name Baker, but were separate divisions.)

Cross promotion for other General Foods products listed in ingredients such as Swans Down Cake Flour, Jell-O, Calumet Baking Powder and Post Toasties. (Minute Tapioca has not been found in the recipes.)

Only the chocolate product packaging is seen.
Date 1943-1943
Year Range from 1943
Year Range to 1943
Search Terms Baker's Coconut
General Foods Corporation
Franklin Baker Company
Caption spine and front cover; note book opens at bottom.
Imagefile 075\20100070106.TIF
Classification Food
Business & Commerce
Domestic Life