We never have enough room to include everything that is in our Dining on a Dime Cookbook. Here is another recipe from Dining On a Dime to show you the variety of things that are included in it. This recipe would make a nice jar mix to put in jars or bags to give along with an Easy Bake Oven at Christmas.
Easy Bake Oven Chocolate Cake Mix
1 cup sugar
3 Tbsp. cocoa
1 ½ cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
1/3 cup vegetable shortening
In a medium bowl, combine sugar, cocoa, flour, baking soda and salt. Stir until blended. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles corn meal. Store in an airtight container. Use within 12 weeks. Makes 11 cakes.
1/3 cup Easy Bake cake mix
5-6 tsp. water
Mix together until smooth. Pour mixture into greased and floured 4 inch round baking pan. Follow directions for child’s oven. Cool in pan for 5 minutes. Invert onto a small plate and remove pan. When cool, frost with Children’s Chocolate Frosting. Makes 1 cake.
Easy Bake Chocolate or White Frosting
2 cups powdered sugar
3 Tbsp. dry milk
½ cup cocoa*
6 Tbsp. solid vegetable shortening
In a bowl, combine powdered sugar, dry milk and cocoa. Cut in shortening. Store in an airtight container. Use within 12 weeks.
*For white frosting, omit cocoa.
1 cup Chocolate Frosting mix
2-2½ tsp. water