Red, White, and Blue Cupcakes in a Jar

Cupcakes, whipped cream, and fresh berries, layered in a mason jar for the perfect summer dessert.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 12 white cake cupcakes we made ours from a box mix.
  • 1 pint Fresh Strawberries
  • 1 pint Fresh Blueberries
  • 4 c Heavy Cream
  • 1/4 c Confectioner's Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 6 1 Pint Wide-Mouth Mason Jars


  1. Make whipped cream by mixing heavy cream in a mixer on high until peaks begin to form.
  2. Add confectioner's sugar and vanilla and continue mixing until cream forms stiff peaks.
  3. Place whipped cream in a piping bag.
  4. Pipe approx. 1 " of whipped cream into a wide-mouth mason jar.
  5. Slice strawberries and place them into the whipped cream, against the glass, forming a ring.
  6. Place one cupcake in the center of the strawberry slices.
  7. Fill in gaps between strawberries with blueberries.
  8. Repeat steps for a second layer.
  9. Top with whipped cream and fresh berries.