Pink Lemonade Cupcakes in a Jar

Pink lemonade may sound like the perfect summer sip, but the magic of this pretty drink doesn't end with the glass! We've taken this summer favorite and turned it into one of our favorite things - cupcakes! And of course, we couldn't forget the super fun mason jar trend going on right now. Combine these 2 summertime delights and you have one irresistable treat homemakers and guests alike can enjoy.


Pink and delightfully layered, these darling cupcakes in a jar are sure to be enjoyed by all. This recipe mixes in pink lemonade concentrate for a bite that's a bit sweet and a bit sour.

Your guests are in for a flavorfull surprise when they take that first bite and are greeted with a mixture of cake, juicy lemonade flavor, and irresistable sweet strawberries. This fun and fruity dessert is sure to satisfy even the biggest sweet tooths.

Decorate your pretty dessert with a simple and dainty bow for the ultimate sweet treat. This dessert-in-a-jar will impress eyes and taste buds!

Ingredients
  • 1 box Duncan Hines Classic White Cake Mix (18.25 ounce)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed.
  • sliced fresh or frozen strawberries--thawed
  • 1 16-ounce can of Duncan Hines Vanilla Frosting
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • red food coloring
Directions

Line cupcake pan with paper liners. Blend the cake mix with the water, oil, eggs, and lemonade concentrate for about 2 minutes on low speed. Fill the cupcake pan about 3/4 full with batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 16 minutes.

To make the frosting, combine 1 tablespoon of grated lemon peel with the can of prepared vanilla frosting. Add one drop of red food coloring to tint the frosting pink.

Remove the cupcakes from the pan and allow them to cool completely.

Remove the paper liners and cut the cupcakes in half horizontally. Press the bottom half into the glass jar. Pipe some frosting on this first layer and then place a spoonful of berries on top.

Press the top half of the cupcake in the jar and frost. Add some colorful candy sprinkles.

Put the lid on the jar and store in the refrigerator until party time!

 

Other Cupcake in a Jar Recipes to Try:

Fresh blueberry cupcakes in a jar , layered with cake and cream, are a lighter alternative to heavier frostings.

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