|Caleb adding Eyelashes|
In preparation for the Texas Bible Bowl next spring, I am currently teaching the book of Matthew every Sunday. This Sunday we spent some time on John the Baptist. Sundays can be a long day, worship servies are a 8am with Bible class following at 9:30 and then these kids volunteer to sit through an hour and half of intense study in the book of Matthew. I usually bring a snack of some kind each week. This week I had a little fun and prepared a carrot cake in the shape of John the Baptist head on a platter, of course.
Anything that makes these lessons memorable really helps it stick in the kids brains. The cake was two sepate bundt cakes put together, and then I filled the tube hole with cupcakes. I used flat pretzels to build out the ears and the nose and then covered it with icing.
I covered his hair with chocolate icing and then black licorice for fun. I found some wax lips and dusted them with powdered sugar. The beard and eye lashe were made out of chocolate sprinkles! The kids loved it and had a great time!
Prompted by her mother, she said,
“Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist.”