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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 ~

1 1/2 cups sugar
3 cups cake flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup poppy seeds

Layer in wide-mouth 1-quart canning jar in order listed above
Press each layer firmly in place before adding next ingredient

Put the lid on the jar and tie a homespun fabric bow around the lid
As an added touch, tie a wooden spoon to the lid

Attach jar labels to the jar with the following instructions


~ Lemon Poppy Seed Cake ~

1 jar cake mix
3/4 cup butter
6 eggs
1/3 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp lemon extract
Zest of 1 lemon

~ Glaze ~
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350F
Butter an 8- to 9-cup Bundt pan
In the large bowl of an electric mixer,
cream the butter. Add the eggs, one at a
time, beating after each addition. Add the
milk, extracts, and lemon zest. The mixture will
look curdled. Add the Cake Mix, and continue to
beat on medium speed for 3-4 minutes until mixture
is smooth. Pour the batter into greased pan and
bake for 45-55 minutes

Combine sugar and lemon juice in a small
saucepan over medium heat, and bring to boil
for 3 minutes. When cake is removed from oven,
poke cake all over with a wooden skewer and brush
glaze over cake. Let the cake stand for 1 hour
and remove from pan to cool on a wire rack
Wrap the cake in plastic wrap

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