4th of July Berryilicious Cupcakes in a Jar via

4th of July Berrylicious Cupcakes in a Jar

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 22 minutes
  • Total Time: 32 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: Cupcakes
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


Celebrate the 4th of July in style with 4th of July Berrylicious Cupcakes in a Jar, a red white and blue desserts in a jar recipe for the summer. These layered cupcakes are perfect for all of your summer celebrations.



  • 1 box of white cake mix
  • Ingredients to make the cake mix
  • 1 can cherry pie filling
  • 1 can blueberry pie filling
  • 1 container Cool Whip Vanilla frosting
  • 1 decorating bag and large star tip (optional)
  • AmeriColor red soft gel paste food dye
  • AmeriColor blue soft gel paste food dye


  1. Make the white cake mix as directed.
  2. Divide the batter evenly into 3 bowls.
  3. Add 3-5 drops of blue soft gel paste food dye to one bowl and mix well.
  4. Add 3-5 drops of red soft gel paste food dye to one of the remaining bowls of batter and mix well.
  5. Leave the remaining bowl of white batter uncolored.
  6. 1 standard box of cake mix will make 24 cupcakes. filled the cupcake liners with each color of cake batter and bake as directed.
  7. Allow cupcakes to cool completely.
  8. To assemble the 4th of July Cupcakes in a jar.
  9. Slice a red, a white and a blue cupcake in half. Set aside.
  10. Add one half of a red cupcake to the bottom of a mason jar.
  11. Add about 1 tablespoon cherry pie filling on top of the red cupcake half.
  12. Add 1- 1 1/2 tablespoons Cool Whip frosting.
  13. Add half of a white cupcake on top of the cool whip frosting.
  14. Now add another layer of cool whip frosting.
  15. On top of the Cool Whip Frosting add about a tablespoon of blueberry pie filling.
  16. Add half a blue cupcake and then another layer of blueberry pie filling. If you will be transporting your 4th of July Cupcakes in a Jar to your Independence Day Celebration stop here and cover with a canning lid.
  17. If serving immediately top with a pretty swirl of the Cool Whip Frosting and serve.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 269

Keywords: summer cupcake recipe, Patriotic dessert recipes, Layered Cupcake recipe, Desserts in a Jar recipe

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