Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes - Lady Behind The Curtain

Fluffy White cake filled with strawberry jelly and topped with peanut butter and strawberry butter frosting.  This is the perfect cupcake for a kid’s birthday party!  These peanut butter and jelly cupcakes are ridiculously delicious!  I am a lover of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich so this cupcake was right up my alley.

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 24 cupcakes

Serving Size: 1 cupcake

Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

This is the perfect cupcake for a kid's birthday party!


    For the Cupcakes:
  • 1 white cake mix plus ingredients to make from the box
  • strawberry jelly
  • For the Peanut Butter Frosting:
  • 3/4 cup softened butter (1-1/2 sticks)
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • For the Strawberry Frosting:
  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup chopped strawberries, room temperature
  • 2 pounds confectioners’ sugar


    For the Cupcakes:
  1. Make cupcakes as the box directs.
  2. Let cupcakes cool completely.
  3. Using a melon ball tool scoop out the center of each cupcake
  4. Put jelly into a zip top bag and snip the corner.
  5. Fill the hallowed out cupcakes with jelly.
  6. For Peanut Butter Frosting:
  7. Mix together the butter, peanut butter, milk and vanilla until creamy.
  8. Add confectioners’ sugar 1 cup at a time mixing well between until smooth.
  9. Put frosting into a piping bag and pipe an outer ring around the cupcakes.
  10. For the Strawberry Frosting:
  11. Puree the 1/2 cup chopped strawberries in a food processor or blender; set aside.
  12. In a mixer beat butter until soft and fluffy; add strawberries and combine well.
  13. Mix in confectioners’ sugar 1 cup at a time until fluffy.
  14. Put frosting into a piping bag and fill in the center of the cupcakes.
  15. Add sprinkles and a birthday candle for fun.


This is a LBC original!

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