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    • Chocolate Cake Mix

      Easy Bake Chocolate Cake Mix


      6 teaspoons flour
      4 teaspoons sugar
      1/4 teaspoon baking powder
      1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa
      3/4 teaspoon shortening
      1 Pinch salt
      6 teaspoons milk

      Mix all dry ingredients, slowly Add milk. Pour into greased baking pan that
      comes with the toy oven. Bake as directed in children's oven.

      Note: For a vanilla (yellow) cake, omit the cocoa and add a drop or two of
      vanilla with the milk. Makes 1 serving.
      Comments 8 Comments
      1. bethanyblais's Avatar
        Hello my daughter just received an easy bake oven. I love this site! Regarding the shortening.. 1) is this crisco? and also do I mix this in with the dry ingredients or is it used to grease the pan?
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        The shortening is any solid shortening (crisco is fine!), and yes, it goes Into the cake mix.
      1. marylynsim's Avatar
        So, do you just sort of mash the shortening into the dry ingredients until it's fairly well blended? Or do you melt it and stir it in?

        I'm so happy to have found your site because I'm getting my granddaughter an EasyBake for Christmas and want to make up a little "cookbook" for her.
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        You cut in the shortening (a fork works great for this) until the mixture resembles fine crumbs. Then add the milk last, careful not to overmix.
      1. shasta049's Avatar
        Quote Originally Posted by bethanyblais View Post
        Hello my daughter just received an easy bake oven. I love this site! Regarding the shortening.. 1) is this crisco? and also do I mix this in with the dry ingredients or is it used to grease the pan?
        I'm new to this site but love it, quick ?, Can I use butter instead of shortening?
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        Quote Originally Posted by shasta049 View Post
        I'm new to this site but love it, quick ?, Can I use butter instead of shortening?
        Yes, use equal amounts of butter. If the recipe calls for 2 T. shortening, use 2 T. butter instead. The only difference you will notice is that is spreads more (not a big deal in a cake) and that cakes made with butter have a tendency to "seep" in warmer weather. (Because the butter melts), whereas shortening doesn't.
      1. Lorijo's Avatar
        This will make great stocking stuffers for my granddaughters! Place in a cute container with the instructions.

        How long do you need to bake it?
      1. Lorijo's Avatar
        How long do you need to bake it?

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