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Catholic Recipe: Carol Cake

    INGREDIENTS

  • loaf cake of your choice
  • white frosting, recipe of your choice
  • semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • decorating tube
  • Details

  • Serves: 8
  • Yield: 1 loaf cake
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

A cake that can be served for nameday celebrations for persons names Charles or Carol, or forms of those names.

DIRECTIONS

Frost loaf cake with white frosting. Melt 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels over hot (not boiling) water. Force melted chocolate through decorating tube to make a musical staff on top of cake. Dot staff and sides of cake with additional morsels, points in, to form bases of musical notes. With decorating tube make stems of notes. Place row of chocolate morsels around base of cake.

If you have no decorating tube, you can make one by cutting out a triangle of stiff white paper or folded wax paper, rolling it into a hollow cone, secured with scotch tape, and snipping off the pointed end.

Recipe Source: My Nameday — Come for Dessert by Helen McLoughlin, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 1962
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