Rome’s War with Carthage introduced the children to Hannibal and his elephants. Also, to drinking poison as a form of suicide. I briefly told them that suicide is the ultimate form of self-destruction and it hurts God very much, not to mention the family you leave behind. I said they should never, ever take life for granted because it is a gift from God. We moved on.
They liked the maze with Hannibal crossing the Alps and the elephant story. So we made donuts shaped as big elephant ears. Continue reading
I used demerara sugar mixed with cinnamon, but the sugar was too rough as far as texture. We ended up sprinkling the donuts with confectioner’s sugar.
Next time, we will know better and mix the cinnamon with confectioner’s sugar instead from the beginning.