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.
- Used Book in Good Condition
- Hardcover Book
- Solomon, Karen (Author)
- English (Publication Language)
- 160 Pages – 07/05/2011 (Publication Date) – Ten Speed Press (Publisher)
Beyond the novelty of baking cakes in jars, they also offer practical benefits. These individual-sized desserts can be easily transported, making them a perfect choice for picnics or other outdoor events. The mason jars effectively double as convenient take-out containers, keeping the cakes secure and mess-free while on the move.
Watch how to bake 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
- 1/2 tsp of salt
By following the recipe instructions in the video and layering the fruit and batter in four, half-pint, canning jars, you’ll create delightful individual cakes that can be enjoyed straight from the jar or transferred onto a plate for a charming presentation.
Mason jars offer more than just practical storage and canning solutions. They provide a creative and efficient way to bake individual cakes. Karen Solomon’s “cakes in a jar” recipe showcases the versatility of these jars in the kitchen. By adapting the recipe to suit your available flour options, you can create delicious cakes with ease. Whether you’re seeking a unique dessert for a picnic or simply want to try a novel baking method, cakes in a jar are sure to impress.
Cakes in a JarCourse: Food
2 1/2 cups of fresh fruit
1/2 cup of self-raising flour
1/2 cup of sugar
1/2 tsp of salt
- Watch the video for recipe directions.
- You will need four, half pint, canning jars.
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