Children's chocolate cake mix

Yield: 11 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Sugar
3 tablespoons Unsweetened cocoa powder
1½ cup All-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
⅓ cup Vegetable shortening

In a medium bowl, combine sugar, cocoa powder, flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir with a wire whisk until blended. With a pastry blender, cut in shortening until evenly distributed and mixture resembles corn meal. Spoon about ⅓ cup of the mixture into each of 11 small containers with tight fitting lids or zip lock bags. Seal containers. Label with date and contents. Store in a cool dry place. Use within 12 weeks. Makes 11 packages Children's Chocolate Cake Mix for Easybake style oven. To use: To one container of mix add 4 teaspoons water. Stir with a fork or spoon until blended and smooth. Pour mixture into greased and floured 4 inch round miniature baking pan.

Follow directions for childs oven or bake in mom's preheated 375°f oven for 12 to 13 minutes.

Remove from oven and cool in pan on a rack for 5 minutes. Invert onto a small plate and remove pan. When cool frost with Children's Chocolate Frosting. if desired. Serves 2 children.

Recipe by: More Make -A-Mix Cookery by Eliason,Harward and Westover Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #980 by Dianne Larson Ward <dianne@...> on Jan 03, 1998

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