Minnie Mouse Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

These are the cutest Minnie Mouse Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day. If you’re a Disney fan, you will fall in love with these easy-to-make, adorable cupcake options for Valentine’s Day! These are a perfect treat for your kids for the big day of LOVE!

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes for Valentine's Day

My daughter is a Minnie Mouse fan, a HUGE ONE! We just went to Disney On Ice here in Providence and loved it. Whenever she can bring Disney or Minnie or Mickey into her life, she does. She’s also a big cupcake lover, which I think is adorable because I’m a big cupcake lover, too. Actually – if I could only bake one thing for the rest of my life it would be cupcakes!

These Minnie Mouse Cupcakes were like hitting the lottery the second I saw them. I knew they would be absolutely perfect for Victoria and Valentine’s Day dessert time! If your someone who is looking for a fun Valentine’s Day Cupcake recipe, this is it! And the best part is, too? That these Minnie Mouse Cupcakes would be perfect to make year round! You don’t just need them for Valentine’s Day!

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes for Valentine's Day

So the Disney magic to these Minnie Mouse Cupcakes are the ears! It’s the ONE thing that you need to make for these cupcakes. I’m also sharing the yummy cupcake recipe here, too! It’s the best and yummiest recipe of all! But the best part is when you get ready for the magical part, which is the actual EARS! They’re made with Fondant! Let’s start with the EARS first!

For full disclosure with this recipe, it makes 22 cupcakes. Just want to make sure you make enough cupcakes for the ears that you’re about indulge with and make for this fun and magical recipe!!!

Fondant Ears

1 package of Wilton white fondant 

1package of Wilton red fondant

1 2inch round circle fondant cutter

1 edible pink spray

1 Wilton bow fondant mold

1 heart stencil 

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes for Valentine's Day

Directions for the Minnie Mouse Cupcake EARS:

How to Make the Fondant Minnie Ears

Lightly brush your bow mold with powder sugar 

Pinch off 1 tablespoon of red fondant and push into a bow mold of your choice 

Create 22 red bows

How to Make the Fondant Minnie Ears

Set aside on a plate to allow to air dry

Lightly sprinkle powder sugar onto a cutting board and roll into a ¼ inch thickness 

Cut out 44 round circles for the ears and set aside

How to Make the Fondant Minnie Ears

Allow to dry for a few hours

Lay out 4 sheets of paper towels or scrap paper to avoid painting your counters. 

Valentine's Day Cupcakes

Place two ears at a time onto the paper

Place the heart stencil onto the two circles 

Lightly spray the circles with the pink spray 

Valentine's Day Cupcakes

Carefully lift the stencil off the circles and move aside to dry

Repeat steps with remaining white circles 

Red Velvet Minnie Mouse Cupcakes Recipe:

INGREDIENTS:

2½ cups flour

1 tbsp. cocoa powder

1½ tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. salt

½ cup butter, soft, plus 4 tbsp.

¼ cup softened shortening

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1 tsp. vanilla

1 TBSP Red Velvet extract

1 cup milk

1 tbsp. Red gel food color

Cream Cheese Frosting:

1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened 

4 oz cream cheese, softened 

4 C powdered sugar 

1 tsp pure vanilla extract 

4-6 tbsp heavy whipping cream

red gel food coloring 

1 large piping bag fitted with large star tip

Cupcake Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake pam with liners

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt together

Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, shortening, and sugar until light and fluffy

Mix in the egg, vanilla, red velvet extract and red gel food coloring until combined

Alternating between the dry ingredients and milk, Gradually mix in the both ingredients into the mixture until combined

Scoop batter into the cupcake pans, filling 3/4 of the way

Bake in the oven for 21 minutes

Allow to cool completely

Frosting Directions:

Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla extract and heavy whipping cream until smooth and stiff peaks form

Split the frosting into two bowls

Add a few drops of red food coloring into one bowl and mix until combined

Frosting and Decorating Directions:

Place the piping bag into a large cup and fold the sides over the edge

Scoop some red frosting in the piping bag in 4 lines

Scoop white frosting into the piping

Pipe the cooled cupcakes with the frosting

Place a red bow into the center of the frosting 

Place two ears on the side of the bow

How adorable are these cupcakes? You assemble them in the most perfect Minnie Mouse EARS! Aren’t these great? I think what makes these cupcakes are the cute red bows! They are just CLASSIC MINNIE MOUSE and I’m loving every single second of them!! These are such showstoppers for a Valentine’s Day party OR for a class party for your kids!

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes for Valentine's Day

Love for you to try these cupcakes and tell me what you think! Share with me some of your other Disney ideas for Valentine’s Day! I’m such a fan of making something super special for the big day of LOVE! Kids get so excited about Valentine’s Day, at least my little one does! I love showcasing these show-stopping Disney Cupcakes for HER!

My daughter loves dressing up as Minnie Mouse, so I can see her wanting to go in full costume to her Valentine’s Day PARTY! Here’s a DIY Minnie Mouse Costume for you to have some fun with along your daughter! Love to see DISNEY MAGIC come alive! It’s so much fun for little ones to have some DISNEY time throughout the year!

Here are some additional Valentine’s Day Ideas:

Easiest Valentine’s Day Craft

101 Things to Do for Valentine’s Day

If you’re looking for a St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes, I’ve got these adorable ones, too! Make sure you keep on coming back for some more family fun on MomGenerations.com! I love sharing some of the best things we’re doing in our family. I also love sharing fashion advice, too! It’s something that I’m passionate about really love sharing with everyone!

Happy Valentine’s Day EVERYONE!! Make it a day full of love with the ones you LOVE!

 

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day was last modified: January 3rd, 2020 by Audrey McClelland
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Minnie Mouse Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day was last modified: January 3rd, 2020 by Audrey McClelland