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Title Advertisement featuring Duncan Hines Sunshine Sponge Cake Mix.
Description Magazine advertisement featuring Duncan Hines Sunshine Sponge Cake Mix. The advertisement originated from the March 1956 edition of Successful Farming magazine.

Text across the top of the advertisement reads "Duncan Hines' Newest .... and most versatile! Sunshine SPONGE Cake Mix. Below this heading is a photograph of a slice of Sponge Cake, with the rest of the cake in the background. Down the right side of the page are instructions for making variations of the Duncan Hines Sunshine Sponge Cake, along with illustrations of each. These variations include Jelly Roll, Fruit Shortcake, Lemon Icebox Cake, and Baked Alaska.

The lower left corner of the advertisement features the text "High as an angel food... with a moistness that lasts... and the mixing couldn't be easier!," a small portrait of Duncan Hines, and a statement by Duncan Hines.
Collection Duncan Hines Collection
Object Name Ad, Magazine
Other Number Broadside S-1550
Subjects Advertisements
People Hines, Duncan, 1880-1959
Existence of Copies
Catalog Number 2005.43.218
Dates of Creation February / March 1956
Extent Color advertisement printed on magazine quality paper; advertisement has been removed from the magazine.
30.4 cm x 21.4 cm
North Latitude 0
South Latitude 0
Number of Images 1