Thursday, December 9, 2010

~Jesus Birthday Cake In Jar Recipe~

Greetings and holykisses,

Some of you have been trying to find the recipe on my blog for the lil cakes in jars to use for Jesus birthday cake. You can find those posts here and here. My friend Jeri introduced me to baking cakes in jars several years ago, and I found they work perfectly for celebrating our Savior's birth.

Last year, I baked little chocolate buttermilk cakes but this year; I've decided to go with the Pumpkin Spice recipe again. I wanted to make sure I posted these recipes earlier this year as several of you, said you'd have tried them if you'd have known soon enough. Sometimes it's hard to locate jars this time of year, but I bought mine at Walmart.
A blogger friend told me about these and I think they're so cute. Notice the little red, gingham caps? With them already red, a person wouldn't really have to cut out fabric circles to decorate them. I probably still will, but ... they sure wouldn't need them. The glass jars have a beautiful quilted pattern on them that I really like. --The last time I was in "our" store, they still had lots. So I hope you can find some. I bought a box of half pints, and regular pints and have made the little cakes in both sizes. But I think I prefer the half pints the best.

It's become tradition to make these little cakes for me now and having a special little birthday cake for Jesus really makes for a special devotional time. I'll be giving them to my bible study gals and for a few friends and neighbors as well.

If you have any problems with the recipes, just email me and I'll help if I can. I really don't think you'll have any trouble though. Just make sure you bake just one jar at first to see how high they rise, and then you'll be good to go.

God bless yall,
Holykisses xoxo


Sue@CountryPleasures said...

These are perfect for our Sunday School class! I'm still a little leary of baking in glass jars, any tips?

♥ Kelley ♥ said...

Thanks for posting the links to the recipe!
I sent you an e-mail and not sure you
received it?!
I texted you back but I guess it's not working again?!
I love the canning jars~ I'm SO disappointed because our Wal-Mart doesn't carry them...
Miss you!!♥

Mel said...

Lea, what a wonderful idea... Happy Birthday, Dear Jesus!

Never would have dreamed of baking a cake or anything else for that matter in canning jars.

Thank you for sharing.

Mel said...

This is awesome... Will have to come back tomorrow and copy it so that I may bake cakes to celebrate his birth.

Thanks so much Lea, I love it!



Love your banner lea..and the cake in a jar(:) How the heck are ya ?? (:) hugs,Patty

From the Heart said...

You do the neatest things. I'm sure all the receivers will enjoy the jar cakes.

I'm sorry I missed your WFW. It was good also.

Dee said...

Cute idea.

Yolanda said...

When I was sewing a couple of hems in things yesterday afternoon, I thought to myself...I wonder what Lea is "crafting" in Arkansas?

Love to you,


Hi Lea... Your banner is so sweet is that you ??
have a fun day (:)

Sunnyside Up said...

I REALLY REALLY wanted to make these last year when you posted the recipe but couldnt find the jars..ANYWHERE! About January I was in a store ?? (Not WalMart) and saw them...of course too late...made a mental note that I would be able to find them there this year when I got ready to make them...GUESS WHAT??? Cant remember where I saw them!!!!!grrrrrr :( I am NOT giving up this year...will keep looking and I hope that I can find those super cute little ones with the check tops!!! Thanks again for sharing the recipe again! I just think this is just THE NEATEST idea to CELEBRATE His Birthday!

Happy Birthday Jesus!

Merry Christmas Lea!
<3 Love ya...Char

Anonymous said...

Lea, Thanks for the idea. I am making these for three of the Sunday School classes at our Church. I will have so much fun doing this. Wish me luck.



That's a good idea. I'll pass this on to my wife :-)


Simple Southern Happiness said...

Thank you for this post, I have never seen anything like this. I went to check out how you do it. Awesome! I hope one day to try these. Perfect to give as gifts.