How To: Make cake in a jar as a Christmas gift

Make cake in a jar as a Christmas gift

This homemade cake mix can turn your least kitchen-savvy friend into a star baker. And you've done 90 percent of the work, which is the greatest gift of all.

You will need:
2 cups of sifted cake flour
1 tbsp. espresso powder
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
a widemouthed 1-liter jar or cannister
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2/3 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup buttermilk powder or nonfat milk powder
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
wrapping paper
a gift tag with baking instructioins
a hole punch

This DIY Christmas video is brought to you by Hallmark. You can go to their site and download tags with instructions and use their ingredients. However, this is a great idea for any cake recipe - if you have your own special recipe, you can substitute. This makes a great gift you can make cheaply yourself.

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