It’s true, you know. Bring someone a cupcake in easy cupcake holders and you’ll gain a friend, or two. Everyone loves a cupcake. And everyone loves pretty packaging. These mason jar cupcake holders are such an easy way to gift a single cupcake! You’ll be spreading sugar love to teachers, neighbors, friends, and more.
These are so simple that I feel kind of foolish giving a whole post to them. Yet, I know that so often what I assume others know, they don’t. So, I need to make sure that you have seen them, too.
Little mason jars make GREAT little carries for single cupcakes. I mean, how cute are these!! Soooooo cute!
Important…you have to get the wide mouth mason jars if you want to put full-size cupcakes in them.
When my kids were in elementary school, we would gift cupcakes from the local bakery to their teachers. It was such an inexpensive little gift but they LOVED them. And I appreciate not having to spend a ton of money or time to gift something special.
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I mean, how cute and adorable would these be to gift to your neighbors, teachers, and babysitters. So easy to make and yet absolutely special. The very best kind of gifts for busy moms :).
Individual Cupcake Holder
- 1 pint wide mouth mason jar
- Flip the mason jar upside down.
- Open the jar and set the cupcake on the lid.
- Screw the jar onto the lid containing the cupcake inside.
- If you like, add a ribbon and note to the jar.
Cupcake Recipes to try:
There is absolutely no reason you can’t fill the mason jars with purchased cupcakes. But, if you would like to make your own, these are some of my favorite cupcake recipes that I would love you to try!
Other than cupcakes, some of the other ways we use mason jars:
- drinking glasses
- candle holders
- pencil holder
- candy jar
- spice holder
- cupcake liner storage
- mini bread loaf pan
- snow globe
As long as you put them in a water bath, most breads and cakes can be baked up in mason jars. So cute!
Kids love terrariums! And why not give them a mason jar and let them go at it?
Layered fruit in a mason jar makes a yummy fruit cup that kids love.