Tie Dye Cake in a Jar

tie dye cake in a jar

This was a very simple and cute project we did with the kids.  These are great for giving as gifts 😀  These make perfect teacher or coach gifts.  They’re also great for neighbors!

Gather your supplies:

  • 5 ~ Pint sized canning jars & lids
  • 1 prepared white cake mix
  • 3 different colors food coloring (your choice)
  • Prepared icing of your choice
  • Sprinkles/decorations

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  1. Separate your prepared white cake mix into 3 bowls.
  2. Add 10-30 drops of different food coloring into each bowl (depending on the intensity of the color desired)
  3. Spray the inside of each jar generously with non-stick cooking spray.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of each color at a time to each jar, alternating a different color for each layer.
  5. Place the jars on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Allow jars to cool then ice and decorate as desired 🙂

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* * Be very careful when handling the hot glass.  Be sure to use proper protective equipment.

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