Cupcakes in a Jar
Recipe from Parents



by 6  people


add your rating
add a comment
Servings: 12
Total Time: 30 mins
Related Categories: Cake, Christmas, Cupcakes, Desserts
Recent Activity:
 
savings in
 
Ingredients
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   cup (2 sticks) 
    butter, softened
  • see savings
    On Sale
    4   cups 
    powdered sugar
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/4  cup 
    milk
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
  • see savings
    On Sale
    12   
    unfrosted red velvet cupcakes (made from your favorite recipe or mix)

Directions
1.
In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add 2 cups of the powdered sugar, the milk, and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Add remaining powdered sugar and beat until combined. Beat on high speed for 2 minutes. Place frosting in a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip or in a zip-top bag with one corner cut; set aside.
2.
Remove paper bake cups from cupcakes, if using. Cut cupcakes in half horizontally. Place bottom half of cupcakes, cut side up, in half-pint canning jars. Pipe frosting on top of each. Add cupcake tops, cut sides down. Pipe frosting on top of each. Add lids to jars and decorate as desired.
Add Your Review
 Articles
The Perfect Dozen: Cupcakes for Everyone
...The cupcake trend isn't slowing down, and why should it? There's a reason why we love... just put a smile on everyone's face. No matter what flavor you crave, there's a cupcake for you. Here... than you might think. Banana Chocolate Chip Cupcakes Banana bread is always a hit, so add some... read more...
Portable Mason Jar Recipes to Try for Breakfast, Lunch, and Everything in Between
... pots--or you can pack them on your next picnic. Orange Dreamsicle Cupcakes in a Jar Light and citrusy...You've seen mason jars all around Pinterest and perhaps even at a recent wedding. Whether... mason jar and refrigerate overnight. Then prepare to wake up the next morning to a creamy, nutritious... read more...
Butternut Squash Lasagna: A Healthy Twist on a Family Favorite
...I'm on a serious casserole kick, and so I wasn't surprised to be drawn to the king of casseroles... using just eggs and all-purpose flour. If I were making this on a weeknight I'd probably go store...-bought, but for me, homemade lasagna is a leisurely weekend venture, a labor of love. I've never regretted making... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products