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For all those who love baking, but want the task to be made easy as possible. Anna M. Mangin foresaw your needs. She invented the pastry fork in 1891.
Anna M. Mangin invented the pastry fork in 1891.
The utensil was used to mix dough for pie crusts, cookies, butter and flour pastries without needing to mix the ingredients by hand. The fork was also used to beat eggs, mash potatoes, and prepare salad dressings. Mangin was awarded a patent on March 1, 1892, for the pastry fork for mixing pastry dough
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 470,005, dated March 1, 1892.
Application filed July '7, 1891. Serial No. 398,705. (No model.)Post too long. Click here to view the full text.