Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes with Printable Cupcake Toppers

By August 22, 2017 April 15th, 2019 Cooking, Home Page Categories, Home Recipes

These Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes are perfect for after school treats, Teacher gifts, parties and much more! Add the Free Printable Back to School Toppers for even more fun!

Peanut Butter and Jelly – quite possibly the most popular sandwich ever made. Some like it on white bread – some on wheat – many like it with the crust removed. I’ve seen hundreds of variations of a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich. So why not make it into a cupcake? A moist peanut butter flavored cupcake, filled with Homemade Strawberry Jam, topped with a big dollop of Peanut Butter Frosting and a spoonful of more jam. What’s not to love?

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY CUPCAKES -- Celebrate Back to School with these delicious cupcakes + FREE Printable Back to School Cupcake Toppers! OR use the printables for a fun Back to School Teacher Gift!

With the beginning of the school year close, it’s time to start thinking about celebrating! Whether you host a Back to School Party for your kids and their friends, take the teachers a gift, or even have a small family celebration on the first day of school. The Teacher and Student Back to School Printables are a MUST have!

The Teacher set includes treat tags, thank you cards and Teacher Gift Cards. The Student set includes these adorable Cupcake Toppers, Book Plates, Lunchbox Notes and Blank Cards.

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY CUPCAKES -- Celebrate Back to School with these delicious cupcakes + FREE Printable Back to School Cupcake Toppers! OR use the printables for a fun Back to School Teacher Gift!

One of my favorite ways to celebrate just about any occasion, is with cupcakes! These Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes are the perfect snack for after-school or to celebrate the first day of school.

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY CUPCAKES -- Celebrate Back to School with these delicious cupcakes + FREE Printable Back to School Cupcake Toppers! OR use the printables for a fun Back to School Teacher Gift!

After the cupcakes are baked and cooled, fill each cupcake with a couple spoons of jam or jelly. I have several different methods that I use to fill a cupcake – learn how!

Then you will want to mix up a batch of this Peanut Butter Frosting. It’s actually one of my favorites, and is the same frosting I use on my Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes. Using an offset spatula, spread a large dollop of Peanut Butter Frosting on top of the cupcake, then using the tip of the spatula, made an indentation for the jam or jelly to sit.

We love Homemade Strawberry Freezer Jam, which is a recipe that my Mother-in-law made when my husband was a boy. It’s a classic recipe – you must try it!

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY CUPCAKES -- Celebrate Back to School with these delicious cupcakes + FREE Printable Back to School Cupcake Toppers! OR use the printables for a fun Back to School Teacher Gift!

The FREE Printable Back to School Cupcake Toppers are fun to add to cupcakes, but you could also use them on Teacher Gifts!

Printable Cupcake Toppers

  1. Head on over and grab the printables.
  2. Save to your computer or a flash drive and print. I use card stock paper to print on, it’s a little sturdier.
  3. Cut out the circles using a 2 inch hole punch. If you want the different color rim around the circles, you will need a larger hole punch or cut them by hand like I did.
  4. Use a lollipop stick and tape it to the back of the topper.
  5. Decorate the cupcakes with a variety of colored sprinkles on the cupcakes, if desired.
  6. Insert the topper into the cupcake.

Download-Printable-Cupcake-Toppers

School-Supplies-Cupcakes-Back-to-School.HoosierHomemade.com_

Looking for more Back to School Cupcakes? There are several to choose from on the Cupcake Heaven page!

Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

Yield: 18-24
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Perfect for after-school snack, special occasion or even a bake sale.

Ingredients

Peanut Butter Cupcakes

  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Peanut Butter Frosting

  • 1 cup butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3-4 tablespoons milk, depending on consistency
  • 2 1/2 - 3 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and add liners to cupcake pan
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and soda, set aside
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar and beat until fluffy, about 3-5 minutes
  4. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well
  5. Gradually add flour mixture, alternating with sour cream and peanut butter
  6. Mix until smooth - batter will be very thick
  7. Divide into liners and bake at 350 degrees for about 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

Frosting

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and peanut butter until smooth, about 2-3 minutes
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar, alternating with milk until desired consistency

Decorating

  1. Fill cupcake with a couple spoonfuls of jam or jelly, if desired
  2. Add a large dollop of frosting to cooled cupcake, spread to edges using an offset spatula. Use the tip of the spatula to create an indentation for the jam.
  3. Spoon jam onto cupcake

Cupcake Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart

Back to School Week on HoosierHomemade.com

Be sure to follow along as we share lots of fun ideas for Back to School!

Quick Recipes

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close