Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake (Gift Mix in a Jar)

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Mom2Rose

Gift jar directions at bottom of the recipe - add onto a recipe card and attach to the gift! Or skip the gift making and indulge yourself with this treat!! NOTE: This recipe is to be prepared one QUART size wide mouth canning jar and will yield 12 servings.

Top Review by Lalaloula

I made this easy to prepare cake for a friend of mine for her bday. It came together quickly and baked up perfectly in the time given. The cake really rose a lot making it perfect for a bundt shape, Id say.
Everyone at the party loved the moist texture and the hint of cinnamon with the chocolate. I made two small cakes from half the recipe and 1 hour after cutting the first it was gone. :)
THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing a keeper with us, Mom2Rose!
Made and reviewed for Aussie/Nz Recipe Swap #54 July 2011.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Creating the Gift in a Jar:
  2. Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
  3. Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, sugar and then chocolate chips - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
  4. Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
  6. Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 2 eggs, 1 cup sour cream, 1/2 cup butter, softened and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
  8. Preheat oven to 350.
  9. Place the eggs, sour cream, butter and extract in a large bowl and blend with an electric mixer set on low speed.
  10. Add the contents of the jar and continue to blend for 2 minutes.
  11. Pour the batter into a generously greased 9 x 13 inch pan.
  12. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  13. Cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then remove the cake and cool completely on a wire rack.
  14. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

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