Personalized Gift for your family or friends
This is a great gift idea for your friends, family or co-workers. You can buy the ingredients in bulk and get some jars at your local discount store. Decorate the jars with festive colored ribbons and bows
You can print a recipe card and attach it to the jar.
For the jar mix
1 1/2 Cups granulated sugar
3 Cups cake flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 Cups poppy seeds
Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Blend with a wire whisk. Store the mix in an airtight jar.
Attach these instructions to the jar:
Lemon−Poppy Seed Cake
3/4 Cup butter
1/3 Cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon lemon extract (not lemon juice) Zest of 1 lemon
1 jar Lemon Poppy−Seed Cake
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Butter an 8− to 9−cup Bundt pan.
In the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter.
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Add the milk, extracts and lemon zest. The mixture will look curdled. Add the jar contents, and continue to beat on medium speed for 3 to 4 minutes until mixture is smooth. Pour the batter into prepared pan and bake for 45 to 55 minutes.
1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar
150 grs philadelphia cheese or any white cream cheese
Juice of 1/2 mid sized lemon
Combine sugar, cheese and lemon juice until soft and creamy and the sugar is dissolved.
Let the cake stand for 1 hour and remove from pan to cool on a wire rack. Cover with the lemon glaze