Cake Jars

Cake Jars


1 pack MAYA Think Heart Whole Wheat Carrot CakeMix 230 grams
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 tablespoons water
1 egg
1 cup grated carrot, loosely packed

Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 bar cream cheese, softened
¾ cup all purpose cream, chilled and whipped
¾ cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
dried fruits of your choice (optional),
nuts of your choice (optional)
transparent jars with lid / cover



Prepare cake: Preheat oven to 350°F/177°C. Grease and line the bottom and sides of a 9×5-inch rectangular pan. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and beat with a wooden spoon until smooth. Pour into prepared pan and spread evenly. Bake for 30-35minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Set aside and let the cake cool. Once cooled, crumble using a food processor until fine.

Prepare frosting: In a bowl, beat the cream cheese and gradually add the sugar. Beat until smooth. Add vanilla and fold in the whipped cream. Fold in dried fruits and nuts.

To assemble: Stir ½ cup frosting into the cake crumbs. Press an amount of this mixture at the bottom of a clean jar. Pour frosting on top of this layer and top with dried fruits and nuts. Repeat this process until the jar is full. Cover tightly.



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