Cake in a Jar

by Todd Leonard CEC on February 23, 2015
Todd Leonard CEC
Overall Rating: 5/5 | Kids Rating: 0/5


Bake this cake in small jars so everyone gets their own personal cake in a jar!

Serves: 6

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 25 min

Total Time: 40 min

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  • 1/2 c. Butter, softened
  • 1 c. Cane Sugar
  • 3 tbsp. THRIVE Scrambled Egg MixTHRIVE Scrambled Egg Mix
  • 3 tbsp. THRIVE Instant MilkTHRIVE Instant Milk
  • 3/4 c. Water
  • 2 tsp. Pure Vanilla Powder - Spice Can
  • 1 c. White Flour (All Purpose Unbleached Flour)
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Iodized Salt



  • 1/4 c. Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 c. Quick Oats
  • 1/4 c. White Flour (All Purpose Unbleached Flour)
  • 1/4 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/4 c. Butter

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  1. Cream butter and sugar for cake together until light in color.
  2. Mix water, egg mix, and milk powder together in a separate bowl. Add into butter and sugar mixture.
  3. Add in remaining cake ingredients and mix until combined. Turn mixer to medium and mix for 2 minutes.


  1. Mix berries, sugar, and water together until berries are coated. Set aside.


  1. Combine all dry ingredients. Cut butter into dry mixture until crumbly.


  1. Spray 6 half-pint canning jars with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Pour 1/2" of cake batter into bottom of jars, followed by a layer of streusel (reserve some for top), then berries.
  3. Pour remaining cake batter into jars over berry mixture, and top with remaining streusel.
  4. Place jars evenly spread out in a 9x9 pan. Place uncooked beans in pan to surround the jars evenly.
  5. Bake at 350F for 20–25 minutes.