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It is that time of year again – both for those delicious fresh strawberries and time to express your patriotism by celebrating all things red, white and blue for 4th of July and Memorial Day. Here is a simple way to dress your strawberries up and it will make your next get together more festive. Simple dip strawberries into melted white chocolate or melting chocolate and dip end in a mix of red and blue sprinkles. They even have sprinkle with little stars that come as blue and red.
Posted by Jeffrey Scott Thomas in Birthday, Birthday, Childrens Activities, Christmas, Christmas, Craft Projects, Day of the Dead - Dia de los Muertos, Easter, Easter, Father's Day, Father's Day, Fourth Of July, Fourth Of July, Gifts, Halloween, Halloween, Hanukkah, Hanukkah, Holiday, Kwanzaa, Kwanzaa, Memorial Day, Memorial Day, Mother's Day, Mother's Day, New Years, New years, Parties, Party, St Patricks Day, St Patricks Day, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving, Tid-Bits & Funnies, Valentines Day on February 23, 2013
Sent to us from Cynthia and this originates from FaceBook profile: LittleBirdieInvitationsandDesigns. What a great cheap little egg gift that could be used to put in a basket, to decorate a table, little party gifts for adults, name tags with a tag tied on with a pretty ribbon. You can even used a multitude of different colored yarns that you have as leftovers. I am even thinking red, white and pink for Valentines Day, black and orange for Halloween. Birthdays could be colors to match your theme. Christmas red, green, white with something just very special inside. See where I am going? I even think you could get extra creative and glue or tie little embellishments onto these to make them extra special. You could even get the kids involved to make a bunch for a class party.
Posted by Jeffrey Scott Thomas in Craft Projects, Dessert, Easter, Edible, Father's Day, Floral Arrangememnts, Food, Fourth Of July, Gifts, Halloween, Holiday, Kwanzaa, Memorial Day, Mother's Day, New years, Parties, Party, Party, Recipes, Snack, St Patricks Day, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving, Valentines Day on April 17, 2012
- 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
- 8 straight-sided wide-mouth pint canning jars with lids and rings
- Prepare the cake according to package instructions, or use any cake recipe.
- In pint size, straight-sided wide-mouth jars, put 1 cup of batter in each greased jar. Make sure to keep the rims of the jars clean. Put in preheated oven 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place jars on a cookie sheet to keep from tipping over while baking.
- Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
- While they are baking, have your jar lids boiling in a pan of water. When the cake is done, take one jar out at a time and add the hot lid and screw on your jar ring and let set and cool.
- It will seal as it cools. Place the jars on the counter and listen for them to ‘ping’ as they seal. If you miss the ‘ping’, wait until they are completely cool and press on the top of the lid. If it doesn’t move at all, it’s sealed.
- After it cools it will pull away from the jar and when you are ready to eat, open and pop out the cake and enjoy.
- Unsealed jars should be stored in the refrigerator and eaten within 2 weeks. Sealed jars may be stored in a freezer.
Icing: If sending this to a loved one include a small amount of icing in a can. If you give this to someone in person you can top the jar with icing right before you give it to them.
If mailing these wrap securely with bubble wrap!
When giving as a gift, top with a ten inch square fabric tied on with a ribbon and tag. You can also attach a little baggie with sprinkles, chocolate chips etc.