With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: 1/18/09 - 1/25/09

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Show and Tell Friday

Does this bring back memories? As a small child, I had a set of these little praying children hanging on the wall above my bed. A couple of years ago I was thrilled to find this set. It is hanging above the toddler bed in what our grandchildren call the "Nursery".

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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Scripture Cake Review

Well, here is my opinion of the Scripture Cake made from
the recipe I posted earlier:

The flavor of this cake was very good with a pleasing taste from the cinnamon and other spices. The raisins and figs were not overpowering as I thought they might. I was however, disappointed with the texture ~ a little too dry and crumbly. The Burnt Sugar syrup was the BEST! It made more than what I thought was needed to drizzle on the top, so I warmed the extra in the microwave to pour on each slice when serving. I think the syrup is what made the cake special.


This was a fun recipe to make and produced a very pretty cake, but I will search a bit more to find a moister version.

Scripture Cake with Burnt Jeremiah Syrup

I got the idea to try this cake from my blogging friend Lady Farmer Parables. It was popular in the late 1800's as a way to teach young girls baking skills and Bible verses. I decided to try this recipe after searching and finding many variations.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Songs of Encouragement: I Will Lift My Eyes

I Will Lift My Eyesby Bebo Norman

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