You can make these Mickey ears Santa cupcakes so fast–which makes them a fantastic Christmas cupcake, but an even better Mickey-inspired cupcake!
Mickey Ears Santa Cupcakes
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we love making holiday desserts. It’s more than just a fun time of baking now and then, it’s more of a hobby that’s grown into a love. I seriously can’t make enough Christmas cupcakes as gifts and for parties. One of my favorites? These Mickey ears Santa cupcakes.
You get these beautiful bright red Santa hat cupcakes and a Disney inspired cupcake all in one. Kind of my favorite type of cupcake. Plus, these are perfect for a dessert while watching Mickey’s Christmas movies. I mean, seriously! If you’re ready to make a holiday cupcake you’re going to love, let’s get started.
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Tips to Make Mickey Santa Cupcakes
- Start with your favorite vanilla cupcake. I like to use my Lazy Girl cupcake recipe. It’s no-fail fluffy-and-light-cupcakes anyone can make, as long as you follow the directions. To make them chocolate, I just added 1/2 cup of melted chocolate chips.
- Allow your fondant creations to sit overnight on the counter. You can use them right away, sure, but at the end of the day, if they can dry out, they will be a lot less likely not to flop over and be all bendy.
- I am in love with these adorable holly sprinkles on the side of these Santa hat cupcakes. You can click here to get the sprinkles I snagged–they’re just perfect for everything. I even used them to decorate my Mickey snowman gingerbread cookies!
- To make REALLY RED frosting, you have to use the professional-grade red gel food coloring. Click here to get my favorite so you can make this bright red for your Santa Mickey cupcakes.
How to Make Mickey Ears Santa Cupcakes
Below is the written and printable tutorial for this fun cupcake decorating idea. Use the comments section below if you have any questions.
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