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PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY CUPCAKE RECIPE

Just in time for National PB&J Day we have a little bit of peanut butter, a little bit of jelly and a little bit of cupcake makes for a scrumptious Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake takes a childhood classic is a rich and delicious jelly filled cupcake and peanut butter frosting for National PB&J Day. 

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake Recipe

Who doesn’t love peanut butter and jelly? It’s one of those iconic food combinations – like peanut butter and chocolate. The only difference is you can eat peanut butter and jelly for lunch and no one judges you. Of course, if you want to make your favorite sandwich into a decadent treat, why not make some peanut butter and jelly cupcakes? After all, I think they taste just as good as Magnolia Bakery Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes or Rachael Ray Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

This Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake recipe takes a childhood classic and turns it into something rich and delicious with jelly filled cupcake with peanut butter frosting in time for National PB&J Day. You’ll never be able to look at peanut butter and jelly sandwiches the same after having these amazing cupcakes. Make a batch for your coworkers and watch everyone reminisce about their childhood days spent enjoying the classic sandwich.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake takes a childhood classic is a rich and delicious jelly filled cupcake and peanut butter frosting for National PB&J Day.

PB&J Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 box of french vanilla cake mix
  • 1/2 unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Strawberry Jelly (grape jelly can also be used if preferred)
 

 

Peanut Butter Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 3 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 C peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake takes a childhood classic is a rich and delicious jelly filled cupcake and peanut butter frosting for National PB&J Day.

 

How to make Jelly Filled Cupcakes

 
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
 
2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, butter, milk and eggs.
 
3. Once combined, add in the peanut butter and mix until fully combined.
 
4. Bake in the oven for 22 minutes. 
 
5. Let cool for 10 minutes.
 
6. Once cupcakes are cooled, core out the center of the cupcakes and fill with your favorite strawberry or grape jelly.
 
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake takes a childhood classic is a rich and delicious jelly filled cupcake and peanut butter frosting for National PB&J Day.
 

How to make Peanut Butter Frosting

 
1. Using a standing mixer, combine all ingredients and mix until stiff peaks form.
 
2. If your frosting looks like powdery pebbles, add in 2 more TBSP of heavy whipping cream. 
 
3. Once frosting is made, scoop into a piping bag fitted with a star tip.
 
4. Frost the cupcakes and drizzle jelly onto the top of the cupcakes.
 
5. Grab a glass of milk or coffee and enjoy!
 
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake takes a childhood classic is a rich and delicious jelly filled cupcake and peanut butter frosting for National PB&J Day.
 
 
 
Yield: 12

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake Recipe

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake takes a childhood classic is a rich and delicious jelly filled cupcake and peanut butter frosting for National PB&J Day.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake takes a childhood classic is a rich and delicious jelly filled cupcake and peanut butter frosting for National PB&J Day.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes

Ingredients

PB&J Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 box of french vanilla cake mix
  • 1/2 unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Strawberry Jelly (grape jelly can also be used if preferred)

Peanut Butter Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 3 tbsp heavy whipping cream 
  • 1/2 C peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

How to make Jelly Filled Cupcakes

  1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, butter, milk and eggs. 
  3. Once combined, add in the peanut butter and mix until fully combined.
  4. Bake in the oven for 22 minutes. 
  5. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  6. Once cupcakes are cooled, core out the center of the cupcakes and fill with your favorite strawberry or grape jelly.

 How to make Peanut Butter Frosting

  1.  Using a standing mixer, combine all ingredients and mix until stiff peaks form.
  2. If your frosting looks like powdery pebbles, add in 2 more TBSP of heavy whipping cream. 
  3. Once frosting is made, scoop into a piping bag fitted with a star tip.
  4. Frost the cupcakes and drizzle jelly onto the top of the cupcakes.
  5. Grab a glass of milk or coffee and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 664Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 628mgCarbohydrates: 78gFiber: 2gSugar: 53gProtein: 11g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake takes a childhood classic is a rich and delicious jelly filled cupcake and peanut butter frosting for National PB&J Day.
 

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