Shena Roberts Recipe

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

By Shena Roberts sheshe23

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Shena's Story

This is a cupcake that can be frosted or eaten plain. Lunchtime favorite in school lunchbox.


1 box
vanilla cake mix w/out pudding
1 box
vanilla instant pudding
3 Tbsp
peanut butter, creamy heaping
2 tsp
vanilla extract
5 Tbsp
grape jam
5 Tbsp
strawberry jam
2 lb
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
peanut butter
1/3 c
1 stick
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1/2 c
grape or strawberry jam

Directions Step-By-Step

preheat oven to 350 degrees. fill cupcake with liners
prepare cake mix as indicated on box and add pudding mix. add peanut butter and beat well.
fill the bottom of the cupcake lining then place a dollop of the jam and top off the cupcake liner to about 1/3 left to the top. continue until all is completed using both jams,
bake 20 minutes or until the top bounces back to touch.
take out allow to cool 30 minutes. enjoy at this point or add frosting.
while cooling cupcakes cream butter and peanut butter in a bowl with mixer.
Slowly add a cup at a time the powdered sugar until finished. Then add the milk.
for the drizzle.... place the jelly in sauce pan and heat until thick liquid and place over cupcakes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Snacks
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

  • Comments

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    Donata Natalino deeleareus - Sep 6, 2011
    Are the only wet ingredients the jams or are you supposed to mix the cake according to directions on the box with the additions of the pudding, peanut butter & jams?
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    Shena Roberts sheshe23 - Sep 9, 2011
    perpare the cake mix as requested on the box... and yes you add peanut butter to the cake mix and the pudding and the jam is the filling
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    Shena Roberts sheshe23 - Jun 20, 2012
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    Cheryl Chavez cheryllynnchavez - Sep 2, 2012
    I work at an assisted living facility. I am making these for tomorrow. I will let you know what the residents think. They sound YUMMY!!!