Pumpkin Cake in a Jar

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Stormy Stewart

By
@karlyn255

This is a spin on the Mix in a jar recipes. Instead of putting it in a jar and give as a gift. You bake it in a jar. Then you can give the baked gift to friends or is great for the kids who are always saying "His piece is bigger".

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Serves:
8 jars
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

2/3 c
vegetable shortening
2 2/3 c
sugar
4
eggs
2 c
canned pumpkin
2/3 c
water
3 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
each ground cloves, allspice, and cinnamon
2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
chopped walnuts

How to Make Pumpkin Cake in a Jar

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease 8 wide-mouth pint jars.
  • 2Cream the shortening and sugar together; beat in eggs, pumpkin, and water. Set aside.
  • 3Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, spices, and baking soda together; add to pumpkin mixture and stir well. Stir in nuts. Pour into jars, filling 1/2 full.
  • 4Bake jars set upright on a baking sheet for about 45 minutes or until done.

    Remove from oven. While still warm, place waxed paper on top of each cake and place lid on jar. Cakes will slide out easily when they have cooled.

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About Pumpkin Cake in a Jar

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #baked-in-a-jar