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Daisy Duck Inspired Cupcake

Minnie Mouse|Daisy Duck Inspired Cupcake Recipe

But First Desserts
The other day, I was thinking of doing something extraordinary for my daughter's birthday party. Baking a cake was a good option, but I wanted something that could bring a smile to every kid's face. So, after spending a lot of time brainstorming, I came up with an amazing idea.
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Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 21 mins
Total Time 1 hr 6 mins
Course Cupcakes
Cuisine American
Servings 22 cupcakes
Calories 418 kcal


  • 1 Wilton fondant bow mold
  • 1 Daisy floral fondant plunger
  • 1 mini circle fondant cutter
  • 22 cupcake liners
  • cupcake pan
  • 1 large piping bag with large star tip


Fondant Ears and bow

  • 1 package white fondant
  • 1 package purple fondant
  • 1 package yellow fondant

Cupcake Instructions

  • 1 box french vanilla cake mix
  • 3 large eggs room temp
  • ½ cup butter softened unsalted sweet cream
  • 1 cup whole milk

Vanilla Frosting Ingredients

  • 3 cups butter unsalted sweet cream, softened
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tbsp heavy whipping cream (try 5-7 tbsp)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


Fondant Ears & Floral Pieces

  • Sprinkle some powder sugar onto a cutting board.
  • Roll out the white fondant into 1/4 inch thickness and cut out 48 circles of the white fondant for the ears and set aside.
  • Roll out more white fondant into ¼ inch thickness and use the small and medium daisy fondant plunger to cut of floral pieces.
  • Set aside to dry.
  • Powder your hands with powder sugar and mold the yellow fondant into a nerd candy size ball and set aside allow to dry.

Directions on making the floral

  • Dip your finger into a cup of water and lightly dab it onto the back of the small daisy fondant piece.
  • Place it into the middle of the bigger daisy.
  • Carefully dab a small amount of water onto the yellow ball and place into the center of the daisies.
  • Allow drying for a few hours.
  • Dab a bit of water onto the side of one of the white circles.
  • Place the daisy on top of the ear.
  • Allow drying for a few hours.
  • Powder your hands with powder sugar and mold the Purple fondant into a ball.
  • Pinch off 1 teaspoon size ball of fondant and press it into the larger bow size mold.
  • Make 22 bows

Cupcake Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Line cupcake pan with the cupcake liners.
  • In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, butter, milk and stir until combined.
  • Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes.
  • Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting.

Vanilla Frosting Instructions

  • Using a standing mixer combine the butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, and mix on medium speed until combined and smooth.
  • Scoop the white frosting into the piping bag.

Decorating directions

  • Frost cooled cupcakes with the frosting.
  • Place a purple bow into the center of the frosting.
  • Place the ears on the side of the bow.
  • Do this for the rest of the 21 cupcakes and you are done.


Serving: 1cupcakeCalories: 418kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 2gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 110mgSodium: 274mgPotassium: 37mgSugar: 33gVitamin A: 1017IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 1mg
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