Here is page 6 from the vintage cookbook “Kate Smith chooses her 55 Favorite Ann Pillsbury CAKE RECIPES”. This was published in 1952 by Pillsbury Mills, Inc. Kate Smith was a popular singer and radio personality with a career that began in the 1930s.
You can view all the pages in this cookbook by visiting this category: 55 Favorite Cake Recipes: Kate Smith, just click a page title to view that section. There is a scan of the page included below, you can click the image to view a larger copy.
FRUIT OR BERRY DESSERT:
Top cake wedges with sliced peaches, crushed pineapple, fresh or frozen strawberries or raspberries. Serve with whipped cream.
CHOCOLATE WHIPPED CREAM DESSERT:
Cut tube cake crosswise into three equal layers. Spread chocolate whipped cream, page 55, between layers and over top and sides. Refrigerate until serving time.
APPLE FLUFF TOPPING:
Beat 1 cup whipping cream until stiff. Fold in 1/2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 cup thick, cold applesauce (sweetened). Chill. Serve over cake wedges. Serves 6.
LEMON OR ORANGE TOPPING:
Frost top and sides of cooled cake with quick orange or lemon icing, page 48. If you like the icing “just on top,” half the recipe will be sufficient.