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+ servings
2 jars with cupcakes inside and white lids
5 from 1 vote

Cupcakes In a Jar Gift Idea

Deliver cupcakes in a jar to a friend on their birthday! Such a cute and easy-to-customize gift! Make whatever cupcake flavor you'd like, layer in a jar, add a lid and deliver!
Prep Time40 mins
Active Time5 mins
Total Time45 mins
Yield: 1 Jar
Cost: $2


  • half pint jars with lids
  • ribbon
  • plastic forks


  • cupcakes baked and cooled
  • frosting
  • frosting bag with tip
  • sprinkles


  • Place one cupcake in the bottom of a half pint sized jar.
  • Pipe frosting over cupcake. If you don't have a frosting bag, use a ziploc plastic bag and cut the corner off.
  • Add sprinkles.
  • Repeat with second cupcake.
  • Add a lid, and tie with ribbon.



You can freeze extra cupcakes for up to 6 months.