Monday, October 21, 2013

~ Swans Down Cake Flour.... and their baking pans...

image from here... 

I have ramble on before about my love of Swans Down vintage cooking items.  So as I was randomly stalking around eBay... I came across the above vintage advertisement, for how one could have purchase the Swans Down baking set. For a dollar. Or a dollar twenty five, if you lived west of Denver. :) Of course this advertisement was from 1924.



And here are a couple of the 8X8 pans...


currently for sale here... 

How amazing. And as I kept looking at the vintage Swans Down recipe's... I kept locating more advertisements for their cooking utensils. 

 image from here....


This time the offer is for the Swans Down angel food cake pan. 

 currently for sale here....


Also on this advertisement, was a great recipe for Orange Cream Cake...


And a fantastic waffle - pancake recipe using the Swans Down Cake flour...


I did come across an interesting oven thermometer with the Swans Down logo on it. I have never seen one before. And sadly, this one is not gauging heat anymore. But is still a neat item for display.

 currently for sale here...


But I am a little curious about its price at 150.00 dollars. 

Now a couple of other Swans Down baking items.... 

 currently for sale here.... 

I love that pan! And have not located a advertisement yet to see when it was issued. 

Then I only saw one of these... 


 currently for sale here.... 




Yet, I suspect there was probably a set of four cookie cutters... 

currently for sale here...

There seems to have been many versions of these icing spreading knifes. But they all have their handles tagged in the same way... 


3 comments:

Mecky said...

I don't remember if I mentioned to you before that I collect SwansDown items or not. I have most of what you have shown.
I have the oven thermometer but I certainly didn't pay that much for it! I wonder if that one will sell for that price.

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

I have no Swans Down items, and don't know if I've ever seen any in person, but it sure is cool vintage! Thanks for sharing so many photos and links. :) Pam

Farm Girl Pink... said...

The one consist Swans Down item I come across... are the measuring cups. So I have multiples of them and the recipe books.

I have seen the angel food cake pans. But normally marked too high. For an item I would rarely use.

I have never came across one of those 8X8 pans. I would actually over pay for one, since I know I would use it all the time. :)

And that price on the thermometer seemed a little steep. Especially since it is a display item only.