Sometimes ya just gotta do what is easiest.
Last Sunday I needed to put together a gift for my kids Sunday School teachers.
I wanted to bake them something... and I wanted it to be cute and unique but I certainly did not have time to bake and decorate them each a cake.
So I made these little diddies.
These are marshmallows held together with white chocolate.
I dipped the center marshmallow in sprinkles before putting them together. Then I assembled the basic flower shape and threw it in the fridge to harden. I mixed up a batch of my glaze icing and piped it on the marshmallows for a bit of extra color and threw the flower back in the fridge to dry.
I dont know why. They can totally dry on the counter. I think I was just being weird. Or normal. Since I am normally weird.
A few minutes before we had to leave for church I put the stick into the marshmallow and inserted the flowers into the pots.
For the cake, I just whipped up a chocolate cake and put about a third of the mixture into these ceramic flower pots. Baked for thirty minutes or so and checked for doneness. Mine was still a bit sticky, so I lowered the temp 25 degrees and gave it five more minutes. Thay seemed to get er' done.
The frosting is just vanilla tinted green.
And off to church we went! The kids were so excited to give them to their teachers. My oldest kept asking me if his teacher would share the cake with him.
Little did he know... I had one extra at home to surprise him with.
We snacked on glaze icing covered marshmallows all week! Er, ah, I mean... we snacked on carrots and broccoli all week!
This is one of those super easy, super pantry friendly, really nice way to say thank you projects.
You could also make them red, white, and blue if you forgot to make a Memorial Day dessert like I did.
A Big THANK YOU to all those who have bravely and selflessly served this great country!