RETRO CHROME & BLACK LINCOLN BEAUTYWARE CAKE KEEP
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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.
Your prized dessert is sure to shine in this mid century modern Lincoln BeautyWare cake keep/server. It measures 12.5" X 12.5" and stands 6" tall (7.25" with handle) and features two sliding locks to secure the cover for transporting. It has polished stainless steel finish with mod looking black plastic handle on the cover. This cake keep was part of Lincoln Beauty Ware line (circa 1950s-60s).
This cake server is in good vintage condition. The exterior metal has a shiny finish with a few light scratches and some scuffs but no dents or rust. The plastic handle is in good shape and free of cracks or chips. The tray has some scratches and discolored finish from use but no major issues.
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