Friday, June 29, 2012

PB&J Cupcakes

yellow cake with jelly filling and peanut butter frosting


yellow cake mix (plus ingredients to make it)
2 cups of jelly (I used 1 cup strawberry and 1 cup grape)
3/4 cup of creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup of butter
4 cups powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup milk


Preheat oven to 350* Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions.

Bake the cupcakes for 20 mins.

Place jelly in a pastry bag fitted with a number 230 tip.  Insert tip into the tops of the cupcakes and squeeze the bag of jelly to fill centers of cupcakes.  I made 12 with strawberry jelly and 12 with grape jelly.

For the frosting...Beat peanut butter and butter in a bowl with mixer at medium speed for about 2 mins or til smooth.  Add powdered sugar, vanilla and milk and beat til fluffy and creamy.

Spread or pipe the frosting on the cupcakes.

fun summery treat for kids!

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