Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 box French vanilla cake mix with pudding in mix
  • 1 – 1 1/4 c peanut butter (I like a lot)
  • 1 1/4 c water
  • 3 eggs
  • · jar of your favorite jam or preserves
  • 1 can(s) fluffy white icing and or 1 can chocolate whipped frosting
  • · peanut butter
  • · additional jam to heat up and drizzle and/or M&M’s to decorate

How to Make Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

  1. Line muffin tins with cupcake papers and preheat oven to 350.
  2. Empty cake mix into a large bowl.
  3. Add 1 to 1 1/4 c peanut butter to mix.
  4. Mix on medium speed till crumbly.
  5. Pour water into this mix.
  6. Add the three eggs.
  7. Mix batter until smooth.
  8. Pour into paper lined muffin pan, filling each only 1/3 full.
  9. Add 1 tsp jam or preserves to top of each.
  10. Fill with remaining batter over the jam.
  11. Bake in oven for about 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  12. Allow cupcakes to cool completely.
  13. In a small bowl mix fluffy white icing and peanut butter to taste.
  14. Put icing into pastry bag or decorating tube and pipe onto each cupcake, warm jam in microwave and using thin tip on pastry bag or a small hole in a plastic baggie pipe the warm jam over the frosting.
  15. I also used chocolate icing and M&M’s as per my son’s request, lol.
  16. ENJOY!