Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off 1959: Facsimile Edition by Pillsbury Editors

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  • nadiam1000 on June 21, 2022

    My copy is 1959 edition

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  • ISBN 10 0470395591
  • ISBN 13 9780470395592
  • Published Sep 25 2009
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 608
  • Language English
  • Edition Facsimile edition
  • Countries United Kingdom, United States
  • Publisher John Wiley & Sons
  • Imprint John Wiley & Sons Ltd

Publishers Text

Just in time for the 60th anniversary of Pillsbury's Bake-Off®-the historic contest's first 1,000 recipes.

The year was 1959. People watched Leave It to Beaver on TV and listened to Elvis on the radio. When they baked, they turned to Pillsbury. And everyone wondered who would be the next big winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest.

Now you can rediscover Pillsbury's secrets for great baking. This authentic reproduction of the beloved 1959 book gives you a nostalgic snapshot of an earlier era-and a mother lode of tips and recipes that have stood the test of time.

Inside this charming book, you'll find:

  • An authentic facsimile of the 1959 edition of the Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off® Collection, featuring 1,000 of the recipes from the first ten years of the Bake-Off® Contest
  • Classic and much beloved recipes that have delighted American families for 50 years, such as California Casserole, Peanut Blossoms, and Orange Kiss-Me Cake
  • Detailed baking and cooking tips and techniques, including the importance of proper measuring, a glossary of useful baking terms, and step-by-step instructions and photos that teach how to make yeast bread from scratch
  • Whimsical illustrations and color and black and white photos throughout


Complete with delightful recipes that generations of home cooks have cherished, this is a must-have cookbook for every fan of the Bake-Off® Contest or for anyone who wants to bake delicious memories for their family. Who knows? You might even get the inspiration you need to develop your own million-dollar recipe!



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