If you’re planning a Frozen party, having some Olaf Mickey ear cupcakes is an absolute must. They’re easy, fun, and definitely worth holding on to.
Olaf Mickey Ear Cupcakes
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we adored Frozen and then Frozen Fever and Olaf’s Frozen Adventure–and now Frozen II. They’re just SO AWESOME. Not only does the kiddo love it, but I love the series of movies and shorts, too. So, when she asked for a Frozen party again, I knew the perfect Olaf cupcake was on the make.
Not only did I have fun making these easy Olaf Mickey ear cupcakes, but the kiddo helped me out and she put on the coal buttons–and the noses. It was totally worth it to spend a few mintues making these for the smile on her face as she gnawed on “Olaf’s nose”. If you’re ready for a moment of fun, let’s get started.
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Tips to Make Frozen Party Cupcakes
- Definitely start with your favorite vanilla cupcakes. I always start with my Lazy Girl Cupcakes. They’re a simple, no-fail recipe that anyone can make, as long as you can follow instructions.
- Be sure to cool your cupcakes completely before you frost them. While warm cupcakes are tasty, a warm cupcake and icing means mess. So, don’t waste your time.
- One of the things I love best about Olaf is the ridiculous carrot nose. It’s so big and bulky and just silly. So, I tried a crazy thing and made a fondant nose that was equally goofy. You don’t have to make your carrots that big, but it’s funny.
- Your hands should be cleaned and lightly dusted with a little powdered sugar every time you work with the two different colors of fondant. The pink can be easily colored by the blue and the blue can easily turn purple if the pink gets mixed in. Either way, plan to wash hands and clean the work surface between working with each of the colors.
- If you are having trouble at all with your fondant sticking to your rolling pin, to the table, your hands or anything, just add some powdered sugar to the surface of the fondant. Not flour, powdered sugar.
- You definitely want the ears to be stiff, so make them first (as we did), then let them dry on a flat surface for a while with a fan blowing on them. When pressed for time, you can try another of these ways to dry fondant quickly.
- Order your fondant – it’s definitely worth it! Coloring fondant with food coloring isn’t hard but it changes the consistency and then you need to put it in a fridge it and all that. I got this white fondant, this orange fondant and this small package of black fondant.
How to Make Olaf Cupcakes for a Frozen Party
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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