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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Oh, yeah....that CAKE

Some of you may remember I copy-catted a 
Christmas cake last week...



hers was so pretty...

and I just HAD to try it...

mine was going in the freezer so I didn't cut it...


I got it out of the freezer and made a thick glaze for it...
( I love SWEET too much and was afraid her drizzle of icing
 might not be enuf for moi...)
I used HEAVY cream and powdered sugar and it was delish....

I couldn't find any holly so I just stuck some faux holly into 
a tiny vase of flowers and put it in the middle of the cake..
...taking it to our home fellowship gathering and I wanted it to be pretty.

and I almost forgot to take photos of it after it was cut...


 My colors didn't look like hers but I would think every cake
would be different... 

also...not sweet enuf for me...
and it was very dry.
I don't think I baked it too long as I went by the recipe,
but.....maybe I did.
We added scoops of ice cream with ea serving and it was good.


I have a thing with Christmas mugs...
just love them.












more of my
Christmas
paper plates and paper napkins...
















but when it comes to my tablecloths and place mats,
I prefer cloth.


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24 comments:

  1. I think only 1/2 of the recipes I try that I have found on line work well for me!! But I keep trying!! It certainly looks delish with all that glaze!

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  2. BJ, I love ,love, love, how it all looks. The plaids ,the colors, napkins, plates ,and your mug...All of it looks so wonderful. Your cake looks good to me. :):) Plus some ice cream is always good on cake. LOL. Blessings to you and yours...hope you are warm there. xoxo, Susie

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  3. It looks festive and nearly everything can be rescued with ice cream!

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  4. Most of the recipes. I find on Pinterest I have to adjust cooking times and tweak a bit. Love your snowman mug. Merry Christmas

    Cindy

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  5. Oh that cake. Yummy. I wish you weren't so far away. I'd be coming over for a slice or two.
    HeHe

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  6. Oh, how pretty! Yours was every bit as pretty as hers, and with the beautiful napkins and mugs! Just beautiful! So happy it worked out for you. :)

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  7. Your cake was red and green inside too and that's all that counts!

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    1. ahhh Debra, I so love your positive attitude about every thing...coming over to tell you. :)

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  8. I know that Christmas cake was so yummy, my mouth was watering. Merry Merry and bright Christmas.

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  9. I'm sorry the cake was a little disappointing. It sure is adorable looking though. So glad you are a part of a home fellowship. We just started going to one in September and it is wonderful to have a small group to learn with. Happy Christmas to you, Sweet bj.

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  10. Sorry it was dry but it sure looks pretty. I prefer cloth napkins that aren't slippery!

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  11. How festive. I'm sorry it was disappointing but it looks terrific! (Maybe no one noticed!)

    Merriest!

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  12. You have this Christmas thing down pat. I like it!

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  13. Well I think yours is purty darn close to hers! I bet it was good too! im sure no one will turn it down.
    Lisa

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  14. BJ,
    I think your cake came out lovely!! Far better than it would have if I made it as I am no baker!! Love the cardinals too!
    Thanks so much for stopping by!!
    Merry Christmas!!
    Hugs,
    Deb

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  15. I think you made your cake plaid to match the placemats. Go ahead, admit it. . . ;-)

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  16. It's pretty! I like a moist cake also. Love your Christmas linens and those napkins..too cute!

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  17. Oh my gosh, I love the mix of red and green.

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  18. Your cake looks delicious. Love your Christmas mugs love all your Christmas napkins etc. Have a blessed day. Madeline

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  19. I like cloth tablecloths best too! and the OLDER AND MORE VINTAGE, the better. wow, your cake turned out SO PRETTY! you did a great job!

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  20. Sorry your cake was dry, but really it does (or should I say did) look lovely.

    God bless.

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  21. I bet everyone enjoyed the cake. I baked a fresh apple cake I have made dozens of times and it was a complete failure. Don't know what I did. I will blame it on the weather.
    Have a great Christmas.
    Hugs,
    Audrey Z.

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  22. I forget about paper plates and napkins!! I use cloth napkins mostly and when I gave a party last night, I had to use plain white paper ones I keep on hand for the quads. I intend to shop after Christmas sales this year for a good supply! YOURS look great!!!

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Thanks so much for visiting and commenting.
xo bj