Thrive’s March monthly delivery specials had a few fruits that I thought would make for a yummy dessert. I have heard of granny cakes where you substitute the oil in a cake recipe for canned fruit and decided to make a jar meal version using freeze-dried fruits. It’s nice to have meals in an emergency but it’s REALLY nice to have desserts!
Check out what all the March Thrive Life monthly specials are!
To view the complete sale flyer click here
Granny Cake (Dessert-in-a-Jar)
One set of jars will make 10-12 9×9 pans of cake.
Don’t forget all ingredients will be cheaper and are available for free shipping for delivery customers if your order is over $100.
Jar 1 (Quart) Ingredients:
- 1 c. Flour (can use gluten-free)
- 1 tsp. Baking Soda
- 3/4 c. White Sugar
- 2 T. Thrive Scrambled Egg Mix
- 1/2 c. Thrive Freeze-Dried Pineapple
- 3/4 c. Thrive Freeze-Dried Peaches
Jar 2 (Pint) Ingredients:
- 1/4 c. Thrive Butter Powder
- 1/3 c. Thrive Instant Milk Powder
- 1/3 c. Brown Sugar
- 1/2 c. Sweetened Coconut Flakes
To make jars: Add ingredients to each jar in order listed. Add an oxygen absorber or seal with a Foodsaver jar lid attachment. Add an oxygen absorber or seal with a foodsaver jar lid attachment.
To prepare: In a medium bowl combine contents of jar 1 with 1 cup of water and let stand for 15 minutes. Pour into a greased 9×9 pan and bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until cooked through thoroughly. You can cover with foil if edges are getting too brown. In a small saucepan mix contents of jar 2 with 1/2 cup of water. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes. Slice cake and spoon sauce over the cake on the plate.
If you make this recipe come share a picture / review in my Meals in a Jar Facebook Group!
Add these items to your monthly delivery and you should be able to make 10-12 sets of jars.
- Thrive Freeze-Dried Pineapple (ON SALE) (2 pantry cans)
- Thrive Freeze-Dried Peaches (ON SALE) (1 family can)
- Thrive Scrambled Egg Mix (1 pantry can)
- Thrive Butter Powder (1 pantry can)
- Thrive Instant Milk (1 pantry can)
- Thrive Gluten-Free Flour – optional(1 family can)
Remember feel free to customize your delivery if you already have some of these items on hand or want to substitute a different product or brand. Also make sure to adjust your delivery each month for the new recipe so you don’t get sent the same items again!
Jar Labels for Granny Cake
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- Jodi Weiss Schroeder