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St. Patrick's Day

Posted on February 19, 2015 at 10:00 AM

St. Patrick's Day is March 17th and Party Cake has all of the ideas to help you get your shamrock you feel lucky? Check out these fantastic ideas for your St. Patty's Day party.

1. Over the Rainbow Cupcakes - These are wonderful party treats and easy to make too. You will need one cake batter and food coloring. Seperate batter into five portions. Color one portion red, one orange, one yellow and one green and one blue. Then spoon each color into the cupcake starting with blue. then green then yellow, orange and last red. When it bakes it should come out rainbow. Add a chocolate coin on top for some extra fun.


2. St. Patty Wall Decoration - Too many shamrocks in your decorations? Try these decorative badges.. They are easy to make. You will need ribbon, construction paper and decorative fabric for the border. Cut circle with large constructin paper. You can use pattern scissors if you'd like. Then glue to fabric fringe on back then glue to second darker color paper. Cut around circle leaving a 1/2 inch border. Attach ribbon to bottom and use marker to write festive saying like "Kiss me I'm Irish" or "I'll drink to that." Decorate with buttons, jewels or sequence. Hang them together or all around. These can also be used as table decorations.

3. St. Patty's Day Hat Centerpiece - Here is a simple way to decorate. Use a St. Patty's hat found at party store. cut hole in top, stuff tissue in hole. Cut hole in tissue then thread your balloons trrough the hole. Attach to a balloon weight under the hat. Be sure you tie the balloons at the height you want them. That's it!  A fast and easy centerpiece.


4. Beer mug with candy - A cute idea as a gift for your favorite troll. Fill a beer mug with butterscotch candy and top with white carnations. Add green bow and shamrock for that finishing touch. Also makes a great party favor for your guests to take home. Wrap in cellophane to make for easier travel. This can be topped with marshmallows for the same affect.


5. St. Patty's Day Cake -This cake is easier than you think. You will need to make three 8 inch cakes. Color each batter with green food coloring. Each should be a different shade of green, darker to lighter. After baked and cooled, place toothpicks around the cake measuring evenly from the bottom. Use a string and wrap it around the center of the cake. Be sure the string is even all the way around and you have enought to cross in the front. Cross the string and grab each end then pull.. The string will split your cake evenly. (see helpful tip #155) Then stack each layer with frosting in between from dark colors to light. Frost entire cake and enjoy.

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