Mason jars are indispensable when storing and canning foods but did you know they make great containers for baked goods? They can withstand high temperatures in the oven and are perfect for cooking these personal cakes in a jar.
This “cakes in a jar” recipe by Karen Solomon, author of Can It, Bottle It, Smoke It: And Other Kitchen Projects uses self-raising flour; however, if you only have all-purpose or pastry flour, simply add a teaspoon of baking powder for each 1/2 cup of flour. This also makes a quick and unique dessert for picnics or other outdoor events because they come with their own take-out container!
Watch how to bakes cakes in a jar…
Cake in a Jar Ingredients:
- 2 1/2 cups of fresh fruit
- 1/2 cup of self-raising flour
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- a 1/2 tsp of salt
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