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February 23, 2014
Birthday Cake Quilt Block and Texas Sheet Cake from Starwood Quilter

Birthday Cake Quilt Block Pattern Information

At school, we celebrate staff birthdays one day each month.  The Reading Interventionists and the 4th grade teachers were responsible for hosting the party this month.  We decided to celebrate the February birthdays by having a Salad and Dessert luncheon.  We coordinated our plans so that we had a variety of salads and desserts, along with homemade rolls.  Here's what I brought:

Texas Sheet Cake
1 cup butter
1/4 cup baking cocoa
1 cup water
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup ...

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October 30, 2013
Scripture Cake for Harriet Powers' Birthday from Starwood Quilter

Birthday Cake Quilt Block
 
If you've been reading State Fair by Earlene Fowler along with the Quilters' Book Club, you know about the famous quilter, Harriet Powers.  An African-American slave, she was born in rural Georgia 176 years ago on October 29, 1837.  In honor of her Bible Quilt, which today hangs in the Smithsonian, I thought we'd celebrate her birthday with a Scripture Cake!  Enjoy!
 

SCRIPTURE CAKE
1½ cups Judges 5:25 
3 cups Jeremiah 6:20
6 Jeremiah 17:11
3½ cups Exodus 29:2
2 teaspoons Amos 4:5
2 Chronicles 9:9 to taste ...

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