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Baking Cakes in Canning Jars

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Step 4 - Add Batter to Jar
Step 4- Step by Step Baking Cakes in Canning Jars - Adding the Batter

It took until the 3rd jar before I stopped making a mess in the inside of the jar.

Photo © Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Use a 1/4 cup scoop to add the batter to the jar. Any batter that sticks to the side, wipe out. Fill the jars just under the 1-cup mark.

Set your timer for 15 minutes less that the time stated in your recipe. I used a bamboo skewer to test for doneness. Bake longer, if necessary.

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