Cake in a Jar

Any of your favorite cake recipes can be used for cake in a jar recipes, however, below we have a few favorite combinations to try.
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Recipe combinations to try for your jar desserts

  • Lemon with lemon frosting
  • Red velvet with cream cheese frosting
  • Dark chocolate with buttercream flavored with coconut extract frosting
  • Strawberry with strawberry cream cheese frosting
  • Chocolate with peanut butter frosting 
  • White with white chocolate frosting
  • White with lemon frosting as filling
  • Chocolate with mint frosting as filling
  • Chocolate with chocolate filling
  • Yellow with cream cheese filling
  • Strawberry with strawberry filling
  • Chocolate with peanut butter filling
  • Yellow with peanut butter filling

How to Bake a Cake in a Jar

Make your favorite recipe and fill about 11-12 mini jars halfway. I use one scoop from a large muffin scoop. Place on cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Allow to cool.
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Prepare your frosting recipe . You want your frosting to be a little more thin in order for it to  be drizzled down the sides of your cake. To make it thinner add a teaspoon of milk or water to your recipe.

Poke a hole in the middle of your cake in the jar. Pour icing inside the hole and drizzle down the sides.

You can leave it as is with the drizzle or decorate the top of your "cupcake" with buttercream such as a swirl with a star tip. Add a lid. Attach a bow if desired.
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    Chocolate Cake with Strawberry Icing

Another fun method for cake in a jar is to bake small cupcakes separately and align them in a jar with layers of frosting. 

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