Cookie Monster Cake in a Jar reminds me of one of my favorite characters for kids.
This tasty dessert recipe in a jar tastes like yummy cake with a bit of frosting on top.
Make a Cookie Monster inspired cake in a jar.
This is a tasty dessert recipe that features cake and blue frosting.
The trick to making this look like that famous monster is making the blue frosting resemble him (it is easier than you may think!).
Have you tried my popular Cookies and Cream Cake in a Jar recipe?
That cake jar recipe is a similar recipe to this one. However, this cake in a jar recipe is topped with the cute blue face with the edible eyes.
Make these desserts in individual serving sizes. You can find small mason jars for individual desserts here.
A cake in a jar is basically a serving of cake that is served in a jar instead of on a plate. This includes the frosting and any other toppings or fillings.
A cake in a jar makes for an interesting presentation for parties and gatherings. Even better, it allows you to prepare the servings ahead of time rather than having to slice and serve cake during an event.
Yes, you can refrigerate cake in a jar however, there are a few considerations in doing so.
Make sure that the jars you are using can be refrigerated (many cannot be frozen as well). Also, refrigerate the jars without the top layer with the monster head. Lastly, add the top layer, the face of the monster, just before serving the jars.
Tips for making a tasty cake in a jar dessert.
Using a premade cake, that is a cake you do not have to bake for this recipe, is a great hack.
Even better, hit the half-price baked goods area at your local store in search of a cake that does not have to be perfect!
More tips for you
- Make these jar desserts ahead of time. Simply wait until you are ready to serve to add the top layer of frosting and edible eyes.
- We all know that Oreos come in all kinds of colors, flavors, and fluff thickness. You can use a holiday Oreo or maybe a double stuff version for this recipe!
- While using a mason jar makes a great appearance, you could use another jar. Be on the lookout for cute jars, jars that you have washed out after using what came in them , or even something that you may have picked up at a sale somewhere
How to personalize cake in a jar.
This is a cute and easy recipe that looks impressive.
You can make yours even better.
Try one of these ideas.
- Add sprinkles on top or in the layers of the desserts.
- Or, you can add some fruit, such as sliced bananas, to one of the layers.
- Top each dessert with a related cake topper decoration such as one of these.
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About this recipe for making a cookie monster inspired dessert.
This is a two part recipe for making a cake in a jar. The first part of this recipe is about baking the cake. Then we will assemble the jars in layers using the cake and other ingredients
How to serve this cake in a jar.
This is a dessert idea that is basically geared toward children. For that reason, I would suggest that you use small (like 4 ounce & kid safe) jars to serve this dessert in.
Ingredients needed to make kids cake in a jar.
- Cake. You can bake a cake or purchase a basic unfrosted cake to use for this recipe.
- Blue Frosting. The face on the top of my jars was made using a piping bag with a 1M tip. Also, you can make your own frosting and add food dye if needed.
- Edible Eyes.
- Sandwich Cookies (such as Oreos). These should be broken into pieces.
- Chocolate Chip Cookies. Also broken into pieces.
How to make Cookie Monster Cake in a Jar
Prep time: about 5 minutes.
Bake time: 45 minutes or as per packaging.
Rest time: about 15-20 minutes or as needed.
Assembly time: 20 minutes.
This recipe should make about 12 four ounce mason jar sized desserts.
Step One: prepare.
Bake your cake if needed and allow it to cool. Once cooled, tear the cake into bite sized or slightly smaller pieces and break the cookies into chunks. Lastly, wash and dry your mason jars if needed.
Step Two: make the jar layers.
Loosely place a layer of the cake pieces in the bottom ¼- ⅓ of your jar. Then add two to three teaspoons of frosting following by cookie chunks. Repeat the process until you hit the top of the jar. Feel free to use as much of each ingredients as desired.
Expert tip 👉 Beat or whip the frosting before adding it to the piping bag. This will help to make the frosting easier to use.
Step Three: Make the monster topping.
Use the piping bag with a tip to apply the frosting to the top so that it resembles our monster. Then place edible eyes in place along with a single cookie chunk for the mouth.
Cookie Monster Cake in a Jar, an adorable and tasty dessert recipe idea inspired by a favorite blue character for kids.
Cookie Monster Cake in a Jar
- Bake your cake if needed and allow it to cool. When cooled, tear the cake into bite sized or slightly smaller pieces and break the cookies into chunks. Also, wash and dry your mason jars if needed.
- Loosely place a layer of the cake pieces in the bottom ¼- ⅓ of your jar. Then add two to three teaspoons of frosting following by cookie chunks. Repeat the process until you hit the top of the jar. Feel free to use as much of each ingredients as desired.
- Use the piping bag with a tip to apply the frosting to the top so that it resembles our monster. Then place edible eyes in place along with a single cookie chunk for the mouth.
Also, please see the actual recipe post for further details on this recipe. Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that are used. See DiyandFun.com for details on this recipe.
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