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Grandma George


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A fun and easy way to package great gifts for giving
Give jars by themselves or use as the perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion


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~ Berry Pint Size Cake in a Jar ~

2/3 cup shortening
2 2/3 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/8 tsp ground ginger
2/3 cup water
3 1/2 cups flour
2/3 cups nuts (pecans or walnuts)
2 cups blueberries or huckleberries
(fresh or defrosted, washed)
8 wide-mouth 1-pint canning jars

Preheat oven to 325F
Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs,
baking powder, baking soda,salt, and spices
Add water alternately with flour. Gently, stir
in nuts and berries. Pour mixture into 8 greased
wide mouth, tapered canning/freezing jars filling
each 1/2 full. Bake for 35-45 minutes. Meanwhile,
bring pot of water to a boil. Place lids in hot
water and let soak at least 10 minutes. When cakes
are done remove 1 jar at a time and wipe sealing edge
with paper towel or cloth and screw cap on tightly
Let sit on a towel on the counter until completely
cooled. You should be able to hear a little "ping"
each time a jar seals. Keep in a cool, dry place
Makes 8 pints

Tie a homespun fabric bow around the lid
Attach jar labels


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ENJOY!!

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