A Brown Scapular Cake


Today, inspired by Anne, I made a Brown Scapular Cake to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

For our cake I used a simple yellow GOLD cake mix (baked in a 9x13 pan and cut in half) and topped with chocolate brown frosting. I used two brown pipe cleaners for the cord, and then decorated it with some white frosting.

My sister Julianna stopped by for a couple minutes before work, and I talked her into drawing the image of Our Lady, since she is such an artist! Didn't she do a beautiful job?! I did the (attempted) writing on the right. (I am very new to cake decorating, but it sure is fun!!) In case you can't read it, it says:

"Whosoever dies wearing this SCAPULAR
shall not suffer eternal fire..."

For more information on the Brown Scapular, please visit A Catholic Life. (Thank you Seminarian Matthew for the link!)

Our Lady of Mount Carmel ~ Pray for us!
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6 comments:

  1. Genius! And it looks good enough to eat!

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  2. Jessica, how clever! What a simple thing to do! (Maybe an edible photocopy of the image would work for those of us without access to your sister!) :)

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  3. Oh that Jessica! She's makin' the rest of us look bad! :)

    I showed my family the picture of Anne's cakes from last year. They were quite impressed. As much as I thought I might make it, I did not. Slacker, I know. ;-)

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  4. It's gorgeous Jessica, I am sure you had a lovely feast, thanks for sharing it here for all of us!!

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  5. JMJ
    Thank you for sharing all the recipes for July in advance.
    Since the Feast day isn't until July 16, I think I may be able to do this beautiful cake!
    Mixing Catholicism with food plants great seeds in my children.
    God bless.

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  6. Just found this today through Twitter. It is my son's birthday. I will have to do this next year!

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