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Close up of Pick'n'Mix Cake Jar with handfuls of sweeties and spoon
50Total Time
25Prep Time
25Bake Time

Pick'n'Mix Cake Jar

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About the Cake Jar

All the sweet treats you love, all in one jar - how delicious does that sound? Layer up our Pick'n'Mix Cake Jar with vanilla sponge, dollops of jammy strawberry buttercream, and handfuls of jazzies for good measure. Whether you're cosying up with a film and fancy the ultimate movie treat, or want to put a smile on someone's face with a jar full of sweetie, vanillary goodness - you're in the right place...

Why not make your own jazzies for yourself? Our sweet-tooth approved snowies make the perfect topper for this cake jar.

50Total Time
25Prep Time
25Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat oven to 190ºc/170ºc fan/Gas 5. Grease and line 2 square 20cm/8 inch tins. 

  2. Step 2:

    In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the cake. Pour this into the cake tin and bake for 25 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.

  3. Step 3:

    When the cake is cooked allow it to cool completely on a wire rack.

  4. Step 4:

    Whilst the cake is cooling, make the strawberry icing by mixing the milk and icing sugar until smooth and thick. Add in a few drops of pink food colouring.

  5. Step 5:

    Build your cake by starting with the cake, then jam, and icing. Repeat until full and decorate with white chocolate jazzies & pink strawberry cones pick’n’mix.


  • For the cake

    • 150g Unsalted Butter
    • 150g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 135g Allinson's Self-Raising White Flour
    • 3 Eggs
    • 1 tsp Baking Powder
    • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
  • For the filling

    • 1 tbsp Full-fat milk
    • 125g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 3-4 drop Pink food colouring gel
    •  Strawberry jam
    • Handful White chocolate Jazzies
    • Handful White chocolate strawberry cones


  • Glass jars
  • 2 x 20cm sandwich tins
  • Cookie cutter
  • Whisk or electric whisk

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