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
scissors
glue
a gift tag with baking instructioins
a hole punch
ribbon

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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