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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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~ Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Mix in a Jar ~

2 2/3 cups sugar
2/3 cup shortening 4 eggs
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup water
3 tbsp grated lemon peel
1 tsp lemon extract
1/2 cup poppy seeds
3 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt

7--wide-mouth 1-pint canning jars

Preheat oven to 325F
In large bowl cream sugar and shortening
with electric mixer. Add eggs and mix well
Add lemon juice, water, lemon peel, extract
and poppy seeds. Place dry ingredients in a
separate large bowl and blend with a whisk
Add creamed ingredients to dry ingredients and
mix with whisk and spoon. Place 1 cup batter
each in canning jars Wipe batter from rim
Place jars on a baking sheet. Bake for
55 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in
center comes out clean. Wipe rims. Place
hot sterilized seals and rings on hot jars
Keep in refrigerator for prolonged storage

Tie a homespun fabric bow around the lid
Attach jar labels

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