These 4th of July cupcakes in a jar are sure to make your holiday a firecracker success! They are so much easier and less messy than regular cupcakes. Make sure you add these 4th of July cupcakes in a jar to your 4th of July gathering or cookout!

4th of july cupcakes


4th of july cupcakes


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Melt butter.

Add in cake mix, milk, and egg whites and mix well.

Spoon into cupcake liners filling about ⅔ full.

Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Remove from oven and let cupcakes cool completely.

Separate frosting into two separate bowls and color with red or blue food coloring until desired color.

4th of july cupcakes

Put a layer of icing in the bottom of the mason jar (I used a piping bag).

4th of july cupcakes

Add a cupcake layer.

4th of july cupcakes

Alternate frosting color and then add another layer of cupcake.

4th of july cupcakes

To finish, garnish with sprinkles and enjoy!

4th of july cupcakes

Yields 30 cupcakes or 15 cupcake jars.

If you need an easy app to take along with you this 4th of July check out this Pico de Gallo or Avocado dip – both will be gone in seconds!

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4th of july cupcakes




74 thoughts on “4th of July Cupcakes in a jar

  1. I am torn between yummy and just set it on display and keep staring at it because its so pretty.

  2. These are so cute and look so easy to make! Pinned it so I can make them this year! 🙂

  3. These are amazing!!! I can’t wait to make these with my kids! They’re gonna be so fun to make!

  4. Oh my what a creative twist to a cupcake. I love it! This would be great for a picnic since you can close it up at not make a mess. I definitely will be trying this out

  5. Love this idea, my nephew’s birthday is right after the 4th of July and these would be perfect!

  6. These are so cute! I love that you layered the frosting so you can get it in every bite.

  7. This is such a delicious and simple idea for a festive treat for 4th of July! My oldest son would love this so much, thank you for sharing!

    1. Haha I’m so glad you share my
      Excitement! Treat yo self!🤣🙌🏻❤️

  8. I love anything in a mason jar! Eating breakfast out of one now 🙂 These are so cute – what a great idea!

  9. Oh wow! these are so colourful and “happy” cupcakes! I love that they have almond milk!

  10. Super cute and looks like they’re so easy! My boys will love these 🙂

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