- 1 cup Sugar
- 3 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 1/3 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 1/3 cup of the mixture into each of 11 small containers with tight fitting lids or ziplock bags. Seal containers. Label with date and contents. Store in a cool dry place. Use within 12 weeks.
- 1 package cake mix 4 tsp. water.
Mix together and 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 Easy-Bake 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.
Makes 11 Packages