Cake Jars

Cake Jars

INGREDIENTS

Cake:
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

 

PROCEDURE

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.

 

NOTES

Step 1: Get an empty transparent jar to use.

Step 2: Fill up jar with 1st cake crumble layer.

Step 3: Add 1st layer of whipped cream.

Step 4: Add a layer of. dried fruits and nuts.

Step 5: Add 2nd layer of cake crumbles and whipped cream.

Step 6: Add 2nd layer of dried nuts and fruits.

Step 7: Add final layer of whipped cream before closing the lid.

Step 8: Decorate jar with a ribbon, or other materials you can find.

Step 9: Your Cake in a Jar is ready!

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