Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

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Are you planning a Disney themed party and maybe your needing some ideas for cute but easy cupcakes? Minnie Mouse Cupcakes are adorable, easy to make and would be a hit at the party. This cupcake recipe is delicious and can be iced with orange butter cream frosting or you can substitute any flavor and mix it up.

Disney Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

Makes 16 cupcakes Prep Time: 15 minutes Bake Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 1⁄2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 tbsp vanilla
  • 1⁄2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 cup whole milk
  • 3eggs
  • 1⁄4 tsp orange oil
Cupcake ingredients

Additional items needed for Minnie Mouse cupcakes:

  • cupcake pan
  • cupcake liners
  • cake tester or toothpick
  • stand or hand mixer
  • frosting decorating tools

Instructions:

In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.

Cupcake Mix

In another bowl, stir together milk and lemon juice. Let sit to create buttermilk.

Making cupcakes

Mix together sugar and melted butter. Add in eggs one at atime until well blended.

Alternate blending in flour mixture and buttermilk to the butter, sugar, andeggs. Mix just until combined.

Cupcake Mix

Scoop cupcake batter into liners 3⁄4 full.

Heat oven to 350°. Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick or cake tester comes clean. Cool on wire rack.

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes
Yield: 16 cupcakes

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

Minie Mouse Cupcakes are simple and fun to make and the kids can help with this kitchen project. These would be perfect for a Disney themed party!

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • Cupcake Batter Ingredients List:
  • • 1 1⁄2 cups all purpose flour
  • • 1 tsp baking powder
  • • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • • 1 stick butter, melted
  • • 1 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • • 1⁄2 tbsp vanilla
  • • 1⁄2 tbsp lemon juice
  • • 1⁄2 cup whole milk
  • • 3eggs
  • • 1⁄4 tsp orange oil

Orange Buttercream Frosting

  • 3 Cups sifted confectioner's sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Butter, softened 
  • 2 Tbsp Milk
  • 1/4 tsp orange oil

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together milk and lemon juice. Let sit to create
    buttermilk.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together sugar and melted butter. Add in eggs one at a time until well blended.
  4. Alternate blending in flour mixture and buttermilk to the butter, sugar, andeggs. Mix just until combined.
  5. Scoop cupcake batter into liners 3⁄4 full.
  6. Heat oven to 350°. Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick or cake tester
    comes clean.
  7. Cool on wire rack.
  8. Separate out a couple spoonfuls of buttercream into a small ramiken. Add red food coloring until desired shade is reached.
  9. Prepare your decorating tools. Use a very small round decorating tip for the red buttercream frosting and a large circle tip for the white buttercream.
  10. To frost the cupcakes, start on the outer edge and squeeze the icing onto the cupcake going in a circular motion all the way around to the middle, overlapping each layer slightly.
  11. Pipe tiny dots, circular patterns, and ribbons around the cupcakes. Top with Disney sugar candies.
    • Enjoy!

Notes

Additional items needed:
• cupcake pan
• cupcake liners
• cake tester or toothpick
• stand or hand mixer
• frosting decorating tools

Disney sugar candies and red food coloring to tint frosting


Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 186Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 169mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 0gSugar: 18gProtein: 2g
Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

Orange Butter Cream Frosting

  • 3 cups sifted confectioners sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1⁄4 tsp orange oil
  • Disney sugar candies
  • red food coloring to tint frosting

To make frosting, sift confectioners sugar then mix with softened butter, milk, and orange oil until smooth and creamy.

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

Separate out a couple spoonfuls of buttercream into a small ramiken. Add red food coloring until desired shade is reached.

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

Prepare your decorating tools. Use a very small round decorating tip for the red buttercream frosting and a large circle tip for the white buttercream.

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes
Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

To frost the cupcakes, start on the outer edge and squeeze the icing onto the cupcake going in a circular motion all the way around to the middle, overlapping each layer slightly. Pipe tiny dots, circular patterns, and ribbons around the cupcakes. Top with Disney sugar candies.

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes
Minnie Mouse Cupcakes
Minie Mouse Cupcakes
Minnie Mouse Cupcakes
Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

Enjoy!