Cupcakes in a Jar

Recipe from Parents
30 mins
by 4.0 11  people
add your rating
add a comment

Related Categories:

Cake, Christmas, Cupcakes, Desserts
Cupcakes in a Jar
Shop Kitchen ▾
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 12 unfrosted red velvet cupcakes (made from your favorite recipe or mix)
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.
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.
Back to Top