Priest Retirement Party

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jennbrownrigg Posted 19 Jul 2010 , 5:15pm
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My mil has asked me to do a cake for their priests retirement dinner and I am at a total loss...Please help!

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All4Show Posted 19 Jul 2010 , 5:45pm
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How much time do you have? If you want a religious theme, House on the Hill has tons of religiously themed solid cookie cutters. I have pressed them into fondant and dusted them with pearl dust. See the white wedding monogram heart ona couple of my cake. They have several saints and several religious events.

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krazyb5 Posted 19 Jul 2010 , 6:05pm
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I had to make a couple of cakes for my church priest retirement party this spring I have them posted in CC, I hope they help

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djoyce Posted 20 Jul 2010 , 7:49pm
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You also might search for confirmation or first communion cakes as there are tons of religious ideas here in Cake Central. You could do an open or closed Bible with a gumpaste rosary. There were graduation cakes that are book shaped that might spark an idea too. (I did one) Maybe a cross and chalice?

Good luck!

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sweettoothmom1 Posted 20 Jul 2010 , 8:19pm
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Here is the link for one i did for a priest's 70th Birthday.

I made him out of sugar then I used a hexagon cake, each side had some of his accomplishments and fish and loaves of bread, etc. it was a hit!

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zespri Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 7:36am
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it would be nice to incorporate a bit of the priests personality. For example, if he likes gardening, a simple cake with a fondant figurine of a priest sitting on a park bench surrounded by flowers. Or something else to represent the things he might now do with his time.

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