Mason Jar Cupcakes – Easy DIY Cupcakes in a Jar

Looking for come creative cupcakes ideas? Take a look below at these super easy mason jar cupcakes recipes and DIY how to instructions I’ve collected on this page.

We’ve collected a LOT of clever cupcake in a jar ideas on our Pinterest board here, but on this page you’ll find our favorite cupcake in a mason jar pictures, ideas, directions, and recipes.
Unique Thank You Gift Idea:  Cupcakes in a Jar!  These Mason jar Cupcakes are SO easy to make.  Directions and recipes on this page.
Turns out, these “cupcakes in a jar” (Mason Jar cupcakes) are super easy to make!

How beautiful they would be if these cupcakes were made for a baby shower, a birthday, a holiday party, bridal shower – or to give as gifts (they freeze well so that makes them EXTRA awesome for gift-giving!)

These cupcakes sure would make for a beautiful dessert table at a wedding, don’t you think?

Feel free to “Pin” any Mason Jar Cupcake Recipe that inspires you.

mason jar cupcakes DIY cake in a jar ideas

How To Make Mason Jar Cupcakes

Here’s a really helpful video that shows how to makes these mason jar cupcakes.

Now – let’s take a look at some great mason jar cupcake recipe ideas (yes, you bake the cake/cupcake IN the jar!) and see a great idea to give a cupcake in a jar gift!

Cupcakes in a Jar Gift Idea

Cupcake in a jar gift idea - use a mini mason jar to

First off, you don’t have to BAKE the cupcake IN the jar, you can simply use a mini-mason jar to use as the “gift box” to give your cupcake gift in (here’s how).

Putting the cupcake in an upside-down jar not only looks beautiful, but it also keeps the cupcake fresh, perfect, and easy to transport.

Important Tip: Make sure you get the right-size mason jars for this or else it won’t work.

Amazon has the perfect-size mason jars here.

Oreo Brownies Cupcakes in a Jar

Oreo BROWNIE cupcakes in a jar - how to make

Don’t these brownie cupcakes in a jar look DELICIOUS?!?! Yes, real OREO cookies are used in this recipe. I must have them NOW!

Mason Jar Cupcakes for Baby Shower

We think these cupcakes in a jar would be great for a baby shower – love the bright pink icing. Another idea: plan these cupcakes in mason jars with both blue icing and pink icing for a gender reveal shower.

We think these cupcakes in a jar would be great for a baby shower - love the bright pink icing.  Another idea:  plan these cupcakes in mason jars with both blue icing and pink icing for a gender reveal shower.

Learn How To Make a Cupcake in a Jar

Here’s how to make those cute cupcakes in a jar – Mason Jar Cupcakes tutorial.

How to make those cute cupcakes in a jar - Mason Jar Cupcakes tutorial

Mason Jar Cupcakes Wedding Ideas

Having a dessert bar at your wedding reception (or bridal shower) is a very trendy idea (and a GREAT idea).

We think adding cupcakes in a jar to your wedding desserts make for a beautiful and unique way to present dessert – especially for a rustic-themed wedding.

These banana split cupcakes in a jar are a great choice! The layering of the graham crackers, bananas, etc are very striking visually.

mason jar cupcakes wedding idea: banana split cupcakes in a jar for your wedding dessert table - or at your bridal shower

Dr Pepper Cup Cake in a Jar Recipe

Mason Jar Cupcakes Recipe:  How To Make Dr Pepper cake in a jar.

These Dr Pepper-flavored mason jar cupcakes are more like little cakes baked in a jar than like a true cupcake – but they are equally delicious! Great portable gift idea and really fun for tailgating!

Mason Jar Cupcakes – the EASY Way

We collect a lot of mason jar cupcake recipes on our Mason Jar Madness Pinterest board, but this is one of our favorites!

Layered Mason Jar Cupcakes with Sprinkles

This mason jar cupcake idea is a BIG hit with the kids – would be great for a birthday party.

Cupcakes in a Jar!  These easy Mason Jar cupcakes would be great for a birthday party!  Love the pink icing and use of sprinkles...

Blackberry Vanilla Cupcakes in a Jar

At first glance, the “blackberry vanilla” flavor idea wasn’t that appealing to us, but wow – you just gotta taste them – YUM! The recipe is easy…and they freeze well, too!

Blackberry Vanilla Cupcakes in a Jar Recipe - the mason jar cupcakes are both delicious AND pretty (they freeze well too)

Funfetti Mason Jar Cupcakes

Funfetti Mason Jar Cupcakes

What says, “THANK YOU” better than a mason jar filled with Funfetti cupcakes with loads of frosting and sprinkles? Nothing does 🙂


Mini, Medium & Large Mason Jar Cupcakes Ideas

Mini, Medium & Large Mason Jar Cupcakes Ideas

Back in November, one of our couples gave away cupcakes in mason jars as their favors – and guests loved them! One company that does this is Yummy Cupcakes in California.


Almond Joy Mason Jar Cupcakes

Almond Joy Mason Jar Cupcakes - Shippable Cupcakes in a Jar

I’ve transformed an Almond Joy candy bar into a shippable cake and I am super excited to be sharing my almond joy mason jar cake recipe over at Happy Fit Navy Wife.


Pumpkin Pie Mason Jar Cake

Pumpkin Pie Recipe idea: Pumpkin Pie Cake in a mason jar

This is pumpkin pie cake in a jar… yum! And it’s a unique homemade gift you can ship!


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Last updated on October 21, 2016 5:49 pm EDT

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