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Chocolate Cake Mix in a Jar Recipe

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup powdered milk
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp. instant coffee granules

    Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Place the mixture in a one quart wide-mouth canning jar and press it firmly into the bottom of the jar. Layer the sugar on top, pressing it down firmly. In a small bowl, mix the powdered milk, cocoa powder, and instant coffee granules together. Layer the mixture on top of the other ingredients in the canning jar.

    Screw the 2 piece lid on the jar, then place a circle of fabric over the lid. Secure the fabric with a piece of thin ribbon or raffia.


    Attach a card to the jar with the following directions -

    To make a chocolate cake...
    Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 9" x 13" cake pan. Place the cake mix in large mixing bowl and stir. Make a well in the center & add ..... 1/2 cup vegetable oil + 2 beaten eggs+1-3/4 cup warm water. Mix until all ingredients are well blended. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan. Bake at 350° for about 35 minutes. Cake is done if the top springs back when pressed lightly in the center. Cool the cake completely on a wire rack before frosting.

    Or, use this printable tag -

    To print this tag -

  • Place your cursor aside of the tag image.
  • Left click on your mouse and drag the cursor across the tag to highlight the image.
  • Release the mouse button and click on "file" on the taskbar.
  • Click on "print"
  • In the printer control box, click on "print selection".
  • Click on "apply", then on "print"
  • You'll print just the jar tag... not the entire page.


    Click Here for Frosting Recipe Tags to add to this cake mix jar gift.


    Gift In a Jar Holiday Mixes Ebook
    This collection of Gift in a Jar holiday favorites features a variety of simple to prepare recipes and country look recipe cards - ready to print and attach to the jars - No more typing or writing directions! Get 22 recipes in all, including recipes for Christmas Soup mix, brownie mix, muffin mixes, hot chocolate mixes, cookie recipes like Snickerdoodles, Sugar Cookies, Fruit & Oatmeal Cookies and more... all in a convenient, easy to use ebook. All the colorful, double fold cards and labels feature beautiful "Original Country Clipart by Lisa".


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