Upshernish

A fun theme for an Upshernish! This has got to be the easiest cake I ever made!! Just a basic yellow cake with chocolate icing! Then place dump trucks on top and some dirt (brown sugar) and some added mounds of more dirt! (icing!). You can get even more creative here and add crushed sandwich cookies, chocolate 'rocks' and wafers for logs!. Add Aleph beis cookies to sides of cake or road signs that say "Mazal Tov"!

A fun theme for an Upshernish! This has got to be the easiest cake I ever made!! Just a basic yellow cake with chocolate icing! Then place dump trucks on top and some dirt (brown sugar) and some added mounds of more dirt! (icing!). You can get even more creative here and add crushed sandwich cookies, chocolate ‘rocks’ and wafers for logs!. Add Aleph beis cookies to sides of cake or road signs that say “Mazal Tov”!

Some more dirt!
Some more dirt!

Add a printed banner of Aleph Beis! (especially when your alpeh Beis cookies that you ordered didn't arrive:(

Add a printed banner of Aleph Beis! (especially when your alpeh Beis cookies that you ordered didn’t arrive:(

In making this Upshernish for friends in our community who had twins, I used what they love best as a theme! Construction and trains! Here I used a roll of dried moss, some orange cones, yellow hard hats and dump trucks to hold candy! The trains were made in a train cake mold! so much fun!

In making this Upshernish for friends in our community who had twins, I used what they love best as a theme! Construction and trains! Here I used a roll of dried moss, some orange cones, yellow hard hats and dump trucks to hold candy! The trains were made in a train cake mold! so much fun!

Plain simple paper bags with a label and some tissue on top keeps things sweet and simple. Have fun with the favors! (Inside these were play dough, cars and scratch and sniff stickers).

Plain simple paper bags with a label and some tissue on top keeps things sweet and simple. Have fun with the favors! (Inside these were play dough, cars and scratch and sniff stickers).

So easy to make, yet a whole new look on Pushkas!Wrapped in paper, label stuck on top and a neat band of matching ribbon on the top and bottom! Making Tzedakah so much fun to give!

So easy to make, yet a whole new look on Pushkas!
Wrapped in paper, label stuck on top and a neat band of matching ribbon on the top and bottom! Making Tzedakah so much fun to give!

Laminated Aleph Champ Aleph Beis Cards, with stickers to match theme. These were great to drizzle honey on for the boys to lick! Easy to clean and then a nice token to keep.

Laminated Aleph Champ Aleph Beis Cards, with stickers to match theme. These were great to drizzle honey on for the boys to lick! Easy to clean and then a nice token to keep.

SOOO easy!! Siple chocolate cake with Aleph Beis cookies! I made this for our special needs son's upshernish, 3 years ago. Was a huge hit!

SOOO easy!! Siple chocolate cake with Aleph Beis cookies! I made this for our special needs son’s upshernish, 3 years ago. Was a huge hit!

Rice Krispy treats as a tzitzis cake!

Rice Krispy treats as a tzitzis cake!

More cake:)

More cake:)

Use a basic cake mold and make it stand out with just a little piping of icing sugar mixed with either water or maple syrup. Keep it a thick consistency to avoid dripping:)

Use a basic cake mold and make it stand out with just a little piping of icing sugar mixed with either water or maple syrup. Keep it a thick consistency to avoid dripping:)

Mega Candy Buttons on iced cupcakes makes a bright statement!

Mega Candy Buttons on iced cupcakes makes a bright statement!

Again...I just love dessert buffet tables! Here is how it looked before it was time for some dessert!

Again…I just love dessert buffet tables! Here is how it looked before it was time for some dessert!

I used Aleph Champ flash cards and punched two holes in the top and threaded ribbon through to create an Aleph Beish garland. This brough the whole decor together and was inexpensive and easy. After the Upshernish I hung it up in our boys room.

I used Aleph Champ flash cards and punched two holes in the top and threaded ribbon through to create an Aleph Beish garland. This brough the whole decor together and was inexpensive and easy. After the Upshernish I hung it up in our boys room.

Simple lines, simple color scheme and it just blends things together. Its the little things that count:)

Simple lines, simple color scheme and it just blends things together. Its the little things that count:)

Little favors for adults and kids! Home baked cookies and treats for the kids!

Little favors for adults and kids! Home baked cookies and treats for the kids!

Aleph Beis gummies on cupcakes. SO very simple and OH SO YUM!!

Aleph Beis gummies on cupcakes. SO very simple and OH SO YUM!!

Dessert! So Sweet!

Dessert! So Sweet!

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Fresh plants, wrapped in a circle of fabric, tied with a thin ribbon creates a natural look when posting what each dessert is!

Fresh plants, wrapped in a circle of fabric, tied with a thin ribbon creates a natural look when posting what each dessert is!

Regular white paper bags with strings for tzitzis and black and white ribbon! Just cut a 'neck' out of the top! Voila! Tzitzis favor bags!

Regular white paper bags with strings for tzitzis and black and white ribbon! Just cut a ‘neck’ out of the top! Voila! Tzitzis favor bags!

 

One thought on “Upshernish

  1. I love all your ideas!! I am planning an Aleph Bais upshernish and really appreciate the inspiration and great ideas that I will be using! 🙂
    Question about the aleph bais gummies, did you buy them or write each letter with icing on circle gummies?

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