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Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

Fourth of July Spectacular Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

But First Desserts
The fourth of July is around the corner. For us, it is a perfect holiday to celebrate the independence of our country with the traditional Bar-be-que parties and beautiful fireworks with family and friends. I love to have 4th July celebrated with patriotism even though we are not having a full-day party.
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Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 32 mins
Course Cupcakes
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cupcakes
Calories 337 kcal

Equipment

  • 1- 2" round fondant cutter
  • 1- stripe stencil
  • 1- star stencil
  • 1- can red cake spray
  • 1- can silver cake spray
  • 1- Rolling pin
  • 1-Wilton Bow Silicone Mold
  • 1- cookie sheet with silicone mat
  • 1 large piping bag with a star tip
  • 1 -medium ice cream scooper

Ingredients
  

Patriotic Sprinkles

  • 1 package Wilton Red sprinkle mix
  • 1 package Wilton Blue sprinkle mix
  • 1 package Silver star sprinkle mix

Fondant Pieces

  • 1 package Wilton White Fondant
  • package Wilton Blue Fondant
  • 1 package Wilton Red Fondant

Red Velvet Cupcake

Vanilla frosting

Instructions
 

  • Sprinkle some cornstarch onto the cutting board
  • Remove the white fondant from the package and knead onto the cutting board to make the fondant soft and workable.
  • Sprinkle some more cornstarch onto the cutting board and roll the fondant into ¼ inch thick.
  • Using the round fondant cutter, cut out 20 round circles.
  • Place them onto the cookie sheet.
  • Work the blue fondant to be able to roll out into ¼ in thick.
  • Use the round fondant cutter, cut out 20 round circles.
  • Place onto the cookie sheet to dry overnight.
  • Using the red fondant, pinch off about 1tbps of fondant and press it into the medium bow mold.
  • Carefully remove the bow from the mold and place onto the cookie sheet to dry overnight.
  • Make about 20 bows just to be safe.

Next Day :

  • Using the silver cake spray, lightly spray the bows.
  • Place the star stencil on top of the blue circles and lightly spray the silver to leave a star design on the circles.
  • Place the stripe stencil on top of the white circles and lightly spray the red to leave a stripe design on the circles.
  • Allow to dry.

Cupcake Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a cupcake pan with liners
  • Using a large bowl, beat together the cake mix, milk, butter and eggs until combined and smooth.
  • Fill the cupcake liners ¾ way full.
  • Bake in the oven for 21 minutes.
  • Allow to cool completely.

Frosting directions

  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream until combined, smooth and stiff.
  • Scoop 2 cups of the frosting into the piping bag.
  • Using the ice cream scooper, scoop frosting into the scooper and top the cupcakes with the frosting.
  • Using a butterknife, gently spread the frosting into a thick round disk.
  • Roll the frosted cupcake into the sprinkles.
  • Set aside and complete steps with remaining cupcakes.
  • Using the piping bag, pipe a dollop of the frosting into the center of the cupcakes.
  • Place the bow into the center of the frosting.
  • Gently place the blue circle on the left side of the ear.
  • Gently place the red circle on the right side of the ear.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupcakeCalories: 337kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 3gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 338mgPotassium: 116mgFiber: 1gSugar: 30gVitamin A: 548IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 63mgIron: 1mg
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