Happy 199th Birthday Izannah Walker – Part 4 – Blow Out the Candles!

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“Hannah, you and Ismay made a wonderful cake! It’s beautiful!” “Just in time, I hear all of our friends arriving.” “Eliza Jane, you and Ismay can go on up to the parlor. I’ll take off my apron and bring the cake up.”

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“Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Izannah…”

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“Make a wish!”

You may enlarge the photos and see the entire image by clicking on individual photographs in the montage.

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The recipe for this year’s cake came from American Cake by Anne Byrn.

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Ismay, Zola and Hannah made an Appalachian Apple Stack Cake, with moist buttermilk layers and spiced apple filling. The story, which I am very fond of, goes like this; each family invited to a wedding would bring one layer of cake, all of the layers were stacked together to form the wedding cake. I’ve also heard this cake called a prairie wedding cake and have seen reference to each family bringing a different flavored cake layer. ❤

 

At 7:00 p.m. I have a few new dolls who would like to make your acquaintance.  I hope you will be able to come back to meet them and then return one final time today at 10:00 p.m. Eastern time for our bedtime post. 🙂

~ by paulawalton on September 25, 2016.

2 Responses to “Happy 199th Birthday Izannah Walker – Part 4 – Blow Out the Candles!”

  1. What a wonderful party! Thank you for inviting us.

  2. You are welcome Sharon! The dolls and I are so happy that you could come!

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