How to make brownie mix in a jar for Christmas gifts

For something a bit different this Christmas, gift a jar of prettily stacked brownie mix, which your recipient can transform into baked deliciousness with ease! All you need to do is stack the dry ingredients, write a note and voilà!
1 jar (16 brownies)

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1.Sift flour and baking powder together into a bowl. Spoon into a 1-litre capacity wide-lipped clear jar.
2.Top with a layer of sugar, then cocoa. Add dark chocolate bits, milk chocolate, then marshmallows. Seal jar.
3.Now simply write on a label the following instructions (or download ours [here](|target=”_blank”)!) so your giftee can transform the mix into brownies: *”To make me into brownies, preheat oven to 160°C and lightly grease and line a 20cm square cake pan. Melt 140g butter in a saucepan, cool for 10 minutes then whisk in 2 eggs. Add the contents of this jar and mix well. Spoon mixture into pan, bake for 30 minutes then leave to cool in pan. Cut into squares – and enjoy!”*

Make a cone from paper and place inside the neck of the jar to keep the sides clean as you add the layers of ingredients. Tap the jar gently on a folded tea towel to neaten each layer, before adding the next.


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