Baking with Betty

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Baking with Betty

The iconic homemaker gets a modern makeover
The original 1950 first-edition Betty Crocker cookbook, like this well-worn version, was an immediate best-seller in post-war America.
The original cookbook featured full-color, double-page pictures of the finished product, in this case, cakes.
From pecan to blueberry to chocolate cream, Betty Crocker’s pie recipes are still crowd-pleasers.
Yes, it was the 1950s, and desserts such as rolled chocolate cake and meringue snowballs abounded to satisfy the national sweet tooth.

Baking with Betty

The original 1950 first-edition Betty Crocker cookbook, like this well-worn version, was an immediate best-seller in post-war America.
The original cookbook featured full-color, double-page pictures of the finished product, in this case, cakes.
From pecan to blueberry to chocolate cream, Betty Crocker’s pie recipes are still crowd-pleasers.
Yes, it was the 1950s, and desserts such as rolled chocolate cake and meringue snowballs abounded to satisfy the national sweet tooth.
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