Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes


For the Cupcakes:
•1 white cake mix plus ingredients to make from the box
•strawberry jelly

For the Peanut Butter Frosting:
•3/4 cup softened butter (1-1/2 sticks)
•3/4 cup peanut butter
•1-1/2 tablespoons milk
•1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
•3 cups confectioners’ sugar

For the Strawberry Frosting:
•1 cup butter, at room temperature
•1/2 cup chopped strawberries, room temperature
•2 pounds confectioners’ sugar


For the Cupcakes:
1.Make cupcakes as the box directs.
2.Let cupcakes cool completely.
3.Using a melon ball tool scoop out the center of each cupcake
4.Put jelly into a zip top bag and snip the corner.
5.Fill the hallowed out cupcakes with jelly.

For Peanut Butter Frosting:
6.Mix together the butter, peanut butter, milk and vanilla until creamy.
7.Add confectioners’ sugar 1 cup at a time mixing well between until smooth.
8.Put frosting into a piping bag and pipe an outer ring around the cupcakes.

For the Strawberry Frosting:
9.Puree the 1/2 cup chopped strawberries in a food processor or blender; set aside.
10.In a mixer beat butter until soft and fluffy; add strawberries and combine well.
11.Mix in confectioners’ sugar 1 cup at a time until fluffy.
12.Put frosting into a piping bag and fill in the center of the cupcakes.
13.Add sprinkles and a birthday candle for fun.


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