Parsha Desserts

Parshas Tetzaveh – meil – תצוה

Parshas Tetzaveh discusses the garments the Kohanim and Kohen Gadol wore when they did the avodah. One of the items the Kohen Gadol wore was a blue cloak called the meil which had bells and pomegranates along the hem.
Parshas Tetzaveh discusses the garments the Kohanim and Kohen Gadol wore when they did the avodah. One of the items the Kohen Gadol wore was a blue cloak called the meil which had bells and pomegranates along the hem.
tezhaveh-meil

Parshas Terumah – Paroches – תרומה

Parshas Terumah discusses the different kelim used in the Mishkan. The Paroches was a beautiful curtain that hung between the Kodesh (outer area) and the Kodesh Kedashim (the inner area where the aron was placed). We made a cake with colorful non-perils and a lion on it to represent the Paroches which was made of many colors with animals like the lion and eagle on it. תרומה כו:לא Terumah 26:31

Parshas Terumah discusses the different kelim used in the Mishkan. The Paroches was a beautiful curtain that hung between the Kodesh (outer area) and the Kodesh Kedashim (the inner area where the aron was placed).
We made a cake with colorful non-perils and a lion on it to represent the Paroches which was made of many colors with animals like the lion and eagle on it.

Terumah-paroches
תרומה כו:לא
Terumah 26:31

Parshas Mishpatim 3 – משפטים

Many laws are discussed in parshas Mishpatim, among them the commandment to keep Shabbos. We made sugar cookies into the shape of challah with a fruit-rollup challah cover and purple jello for kiddush.

Many laws are discussed in parshas Mishpatim, among them the commandment to keep Shabbos.
We made sugar cookies into the shape of challah with a fruit-rollup challah cover and purple jello for kiddush.

mishpatim-parsha-shabbos

Parshas Beshalach – Tambourine – בשלח

After the miracle of Krias Yam Suf, Bnei Yisroel sing a special song to thank Hashem. Miriam Hanivia plays the tambourine while she sings thanks. We made tambourines out of ice cream cookie sandwiches with chocolate non-perils. בשלח טו:כ Beshalach 15:20

After the miracle of Krias Yam Suf, Bnei Yisroel sing a special song to thank Hashem. Miriam Hanivia plays the tambourine while she sings thanks.

We made tambourines out of ice cream cookie sandwiches with chocolate non-perils.

bshalach-tambourine
בשלח טו:כ
Beshalach 15:20

Parshas Beshalach – Mon – בשלח

In Parshas Beshalach Bnei Yisroel are traveling in the midbar and Hashem provides Man for them to eat. Mon is described as looking like small white seeds that were sweet. We made caramel popcorn to represent the mon. בשלח טז:ד Beshalach 16:4

In Parshas Beshalach Bnei Yisroel are traveling in the midbar and Hashem provides Man for them to eat.
Mon is described as looking like small white seeds that were sweet.

We made caramel popcorn to represent the mon.

bshalach-man
בשלח טז:ד
Beshalach 16:4

Parshas Bo Makkos – בא

In Parshas Bo the last 3 of the 10 plagues occur. ארבה Grasshoppers Green Mike&Ike\’s חשך Choshech Chocolate Mousse מכת בכורות Death of the first born Rugelach

In Parshas Bo the last 3 of the 10 plagues occur.

  • bo-arbeh-grasshoppers
    ארבה
    Grasshoppers

    Green Mike&Ike\’s

  • bo-choshech-darkness
    חשך
    Choshech

    Chocolate Mousse

  • bo-makkas-bechoros-death
    מכת בכורות
    Death of the first born

    Rugelach

Parshas Vaeira 2013 – וארא

In Parshas Vaeira the first 7 of the 10 plagues occur. דם Blood Lemon and Strawberry Sherbert צפרדע Frogs Found these cute frogs at the local bakery, it\’s a cupcake with green icing over it. כינים Lice Marshmallows dipped in water then into ice tea mix ערב Wild Animals Pinwheel cookies made in the shapes of lions and bears דבר Plague Pink and white frosted animal crackers שחין Boils Red button candy ברד Hail Dropped a red cherry sour into an ice cube made of soda

In Parshas Vaeira the first 7 of the 10 plagues occur.

  • Vaeira-dam
    דם
    Blood

    Lemon and Strawberry Sherbert

  • Vaeira-frogs-tzephardea
    צפרדע
    Frogs

    Found these cute frogs at the local bakery, it\’s a cupcake with green icing over it.

  • Vaeira-kinim-lice
    כינים
    Lice

    Marshmallows dipped in water then into ice tea mix

  • Vaeira-arov-wild-animals
    ערב
    Wild Animals

    Pinwheel cookies made in the shapes of lions and bears

  • Vaeira-dever-dead-animals
    דבר
    Plague

    Pink and white frosted animal crackers

  • Vaeira-shichin-boils
    שחין
    Boils

    Red button candy

  • Vaeira-barad-hail
    ברד
    Hail

    Dropped a red cherry sour into an ice cube made of soda

Parshas Shemos – שמות

Parshas Shemos starts the beginning of Bnei Yisroel\’s enslavement in Miztrayim. We made checkerboard cake to look like the bricks Bnei Yisroel were forced to make. White Cake: 7 eggs separated 1 c sugar 1/4 c oil 1 c flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 Tbsp lemon juice Beat egg whites and 1/4 c sugar till stiff. Mix rest of ingredients and fold into the whites. Bake at 350 for 20 min in 10×15 pan Chocolate Cakes: 7 eggs separated 1 c sugar 1/4 c oil 1/2 c flour 1/2 c cocoa 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda…
Parshas Shemos starts the beginning of Bnei Yisroel\’s enslavement in Miztrayim.

We made checkerboard cake to look like the bricks Bnei Yisroel were forced to make.

White Cake:
7 eggs separated
1 c sugar
1/4 c oil
1 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 Tbsp lemon juice
Beat egg whites and 1/4 c sugar till stiff. Mix rest of ingredients and fold into the whites. Bake at 350 for 20 min in 10×15 pan

Chocolate Cakes:
7 eggs separated
1 c sugar
1/4 c oil
1/2 c flour
1/2 c cocoa
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
Beat egg whites and 1/4 c sugar till stiff. Mix rest of ingredients and fold into the whites. Bake at 350 for 20 min in 10×15 pan

Once both cakes are cool flip them out and cut into quarters so you have 4 rectangles, then each rectangle into 3 strips.

Filling:
1/4 c margarine
2 Tbsp cocoa
2 Tbsp coffee grounds
1/2 tsp salt
3 c powdered sugar
5 Tbsp whip topping
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Mix all ingredients together well.

Alternate strips of cake so that you have a checkerboard. Build it 4 levels high with filling in between (makes 2 cakes).

Icing
10 oz chocolate
3 Tbsp margarine
2 tsps water
2 Tbsp corn syrup
Melt chocolate and add all ingredients till its liquid. Pour over cake.

shemos-bricks

שמות א:יד
Shemos 1:14