Mid-Century Stainless Steel and Glass Cake Keep

$24.95

Only 1 available

RETRO ALUMINUM CAKE COVER WITH CUT GLASS PLATTER
(Before you purchase this item, please be sure to scroll down and read the full description/condition report below the story)

Barbara Peterson tried desperately to hold back her excitement. She'd worked for hours to create the triple layer, double chocolate cake with mocha chiffon icing so it would appear just as she saw it in the September, 1962 issue of Good Housekeeping. She knew that it would be the talk of the First Lutheran Church of Wilmar, Minnesota annual all church potluck. She carefully placed the cake keep that held her prize jewel onto the dessert table and waited for an appropriate time for the "grand revealing." As she was placing the covered cake she happened to glance up to see Dora Blanching who was herself setting her covered cake into position on the dessert table. Neither Barbara or Dora noticed that Glenda Wilton was eyeing them as she too was placing her covered cake onto the table. All three of the woman's eyes met as they each simultaneously lifted the covers off their cake servers. Then in unison, the three gasped in horror as they each realized they had made the exact same Good Housekeeping double chocolate cake with mocha chiffon icing.

The episode would live on in Lutheran Women's circles for years to come, often used in devotions on "The Pitfalls of Pride." But to others is fondly recalled by many as the best covered dish supper ever held at First Lutheran--the delicious chocolate cake being its foremost attribute.

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ITEM DESCRIPTION:
Your prized dessert is sure to shine in this mid century cake keep. The cover is made of heavy stainless steel and features rib design lines on the top plus a glass knob. It measures 10" in diameter and is 5" tall (add .75" for the knob). The platter is made of thick glass with decorative pattern formed into the bottom side and measures 12.5" in diameter. No manufacturer marks found. We are dating it to the 1950s-60s.

CONDITION:
This cake server is in good vintage shape. The stainless steel cover has some light scratches on the exterior and we found some small rust spots on the inside near where the knob screws in. No dents or dings.The glass platter is in good shape with no cracks, chips or evidence of repairs. The lid's glass knob is also free of cracks or chips.

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