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20 OMG-worthy Cupcake in a Jar Recipes for a Decadent Mason Jar Dessert

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Gone are the days when sweet little paper cases were the best way to present a cupcake – now you can serve them (and sometimes even bake them) in a mason jar, which is not only a fun way to display the delicious sponge and frosting layers, but it does away with slicing and serving them on a plate, too! These OMG-worthy cupcake in a jar recipes are perfect for when you’re looking for a decadent dessert with a playful spin.

20 OMG-worthy Cupcake in a Jar Recipes for a Decadent Mason Jar Dessert

Red Velvet Cupcakes In a Jar with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cupcakes In a Jar with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Red velvet cake is one of the prettiest cakes around, which makes it ideal for layering in a glass jar with white frosting, and presenting as a gift with the free printable gift tag.


Orange Dreamsicle Cupcakes in a Jar

Orange Dreamsicle Cupcakes in a Jar

cookiesandcups.com VIEW RECIPE

Just the name ‘orange dreamsicle’ is enough to make them smile, and this cake really will make someone happy when they see it layered with the frosting so prettily in a jar.


Salted Caramel Cupcakes in a Jar

Salted Caramel Cupcakes in a Jar

bakingmad.com VIEW RECIPE

There’s only one thing better than a chocolate and salted caramel cupcake, and that a jar FULL of chocolate and salted caramel cupcakes, layered with delicious and decadent buttercream.


Snickers Cupcakes In a Jar

Snickers Cupcakes In a Jar

mommyhatescooking.com VIEW RECIPE

Forget little paper cases, these Snickers cupcakes use a chocolate cake mix, and are baked right there inside the little glass jars, and then topped with whipped cream and caramel drizzle.


Pink Velvet Cupcakes In A Jar

Pink Velvet Cupcakes In A Jar

hoosierhomemade.com VIEW RECIPE

You’ve seen red velvet cupcakes, but if you want something even prettier, opt for pink velvet cupcakes, which make a sweet candy stripe effect when layered with Cool Whip.


Rainbow Cake In a Jar

Rainbow Cake In a Jar

jensfavoritecookies.com VIEW RECIPE

Incredibly eye-catching and perfect for a birthday party, these rainbow cakes are made using cake mix and gel food colors, and baked right there in the half pint jars.


Pumpkin Cupcake Mason Jar Trifles

Pumpkin Cupcake Mason Jar Trifles

homemadelovely.com VIEW RECIPE

You can’t bottle the feeling of fall, but you can capture the tastes in a glass jar by making these pumpkin cupcake mason jar trifles using box mix and autumnal spice.


Angel Food Cakes In a Jar

Angel Food Cakes In a Jar

hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com VIEW RECIPE

Perfect for going on a picnic or just for a fun dessert at home, layer angel food cake in jars with lemon curd, whipped cream, and the fresh fruit of your choice.


Dr. Pepper Mason Jar Cupcakes

Dr. Pepper Mason Jar Cupcakes

thissillygirlskitchen.com VIEW RECIPE

If you know someone with a real hankering for Dr. Pepper, treat them to these striking cupcakes in a jar, which feature cakes baked with the soda, and The Best Buttercream layers.


Blackberry Vanilla Cupcakes

Blackberry Vanilla Cupcakes

glorioustreats.com VIEW RECIPE

These sweet desserts are delicate and simple, and look stunning as the fresh blackberry puree offsets the light and fluffy sponge layers inside the jar. Top with a whole berry for decoration.


Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

adayincandiland.com VIEW RECIPE

If mint chocolate chip is your favorite flavor of ice cream, carry that theme on into baking with these cute cupcakes in a jar, which feature a mint chocolate sponge, and creamy green frosting.


Red, White, And Blue Cupcakes In a Jar

Red, White, And Blue Cupcakes In a Jar

homemadeinterest.com VIEW RECIPE

Add some patriotism to the party by dishing out these color themed cupcakes in a jar, which feature red strawberries, white cream, and blue berries, with chunks of white cake in the middle.


Peanut Butter Cupcakes In A Jar

Peanut Butter Cupcakes In A Jar

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If peanut butter and chocolate are on your list of must-have luxuries, combine them in this decadent cupcake in a jar recipe, which promises rich chocolate cake and creamy PB filling.


Fanta Cupcakes In a Jar

Fanta Cupcakes In a Jar

adrianasbestrecipes.com VIEW RECIPE

Using soda in a cake mix leads to a beautifully moist sponge, and this one uses Fanta to give these cupcakes in a jar a tangy but subtle hit of sunny orange.


Cnady Corn Mason Jar Cupcakes

Cnady Corn Mason Jar Cupcakes

momtastic.com VIEW RECIPE

Make these super fun candy corn cakes as treats for Halloween party guests – the yellow and orange looks stunning inside a glass jar, and they can be topped with cream and candy.


Gluten-free Mason Jar Cakes

Gluten-free Mason Jar Cakes

miglutenfreegal.com VIEW RECIPE

Most fun cake recipes aren’t suitable for those who eat gluten free, but this one is – what’s more it’s delicious, colorful, and can be made in around 2 minutes for an almost-instant microwave cake.


Chocolate Frosted Yellow Cupcakes

Chocolate Frosted Yellow Cupcakes

momlovesbaking.com VIEW RECIPE

These cakes are just too pretty, with the sprinkles dotted around here and there. But what makes them really special is the chocolate frosting which is squished teasingly up against the glass.


Sugar-free Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Sugar-free Carrot Cake Cupcakes

kiddoandsoul.com VIEW RECIPE

Following the keto diet doesn’t preclude you from the fun of making cupcakes in a jar, because this recipe makes a healthier version which is just as delicious to eat.


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