Children’s Chocolate Cake Mix
1 cup Sugar
3 tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1 1/2 cups 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. Makes 11
packages of Children’s Chocolate Cake Mix for Easybake style oven.
To Use: 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 child’s oven, or bake in mom’s preheated 375* 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. Serves 2 children.