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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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~ Chocolate Applesauce Cake in a Jar ~

1 cup margarine, softened
3 cups sugar
4 eggs, whipped
1 tbsp vanilla
1 tsp almond extract
2 cups applesauce, at room temperature
3 cups unbleached flour
3/4 cup cocoa powder, sifted
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt

8 wide-mouth 1-pint canning jars

Preheat oven to 325F
Place a baking sheet onto middle rack
and remove top rack from oven. Generously
grease jars with margarine. In a mixing
bowl, combine margarine, sugar, eggs, vanilla,
almond extract, and applesauce. In another
mixing bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder,
baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix
wet ingredients with dry ingredients just
until moistened. Spoon 1 level cupful of
batter into each jar. Carefully wipe rims
clean, then place jars on baking sheet in
the center of oven. Bake 40 minutes. When
cakes are done, remove jars which are HOT from
oven one at a time If rims need cleaning, use
moistened paper towel. Carefully put lids and
rings in place, then screw tops on tightly shut
Place jars on a wire rack
they will seal as they cool

Tie a homespun fabric bow around the lid
Attach jar labels

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