Q: I need ideas for a breakfast that I can mail to a dear friend as a surprise. The only idea I have is for a "cake in a jar" which, once baked in the jar, is nicely sealed and will survive the trip without a problem. Are there any other possible breakfast ideas?
It's okay if it needs a warm up or quick bake/cook at the destination but they should be as ready-to-go as possible.
Sent by Benjamin
Editor: Benjamin, I'd caution against mailing a cake in a jar, which can harbor the bacteria that cause botulism. Instead, I'd recommend a batch of homemade granola or muesli made with the recipient's favorite nuts, fruit or other mix-ins. Here are a couple recipes from our archives:
Readers, any ideas for special breakfasts that can be sent in the mail?
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