Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

Shena Roberts


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
20 Min


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  • 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

  • 1/2 c
    grape or strawberry jam

How to Make Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes


  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees. fill cupcake with liners
  2. prepare cake mix as indicated on box and add pudding mix. add peanut butter and beat well.
  3. 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,
  4. bake 20 minutes or until the top bounces back to touch.
  5. take out allow to cool 30 minutes. enjoy at this point or add frosting.
  6. while cooling cupcakes cream butter and peanut butter in a bowl with mixer.
  7. Slowly add a cup at a time the powdered sugar until finished. Then add the milk.
  8. for the drizzle.... place the jelly in sauce pan and heat until thick liquid and place over cupcakes

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About Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

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

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