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Baking Cakes in Canning Jars

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Step 7 - Decorate
Step 7 - Step by Step Instructions for Baking Cakes in Canning Jars - Decorate Your Jars

Decorating the jars helps to cover any imperfections in the baking process.

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To decorate my jars, I used a 10-inch square of fabric cut with pinking shears. I put it on with a rubber band. I printed some business cards with a photo of pomegranate, the cake's name, ingredients and a note from my daughter to her teachers. I used a hole punch to make a hole in the upper left corner of the card. I tied one knot in the cord and then threaded the card on top of the knot. I then tied another knot to secure the card.

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