Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

| November 26, 2017 | 19 Comments

 

Are you a Disney fanatic as much as I am? On November 18th, it was Mickey and Minnie’s birthday! Both Disney characters appeared in the movie Steamboat Willie on November 18th, 1928 and were created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks at the Walt Disney Studios. For the holiday season, why not make these adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls that will please Disney kids of all ages, young or old!

 

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

 

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls

 

Makes 15 cake balls

Ingredients

  • 1 box of chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 packages of milk chocolate melting wafers
  • 1 container of chocolate frosting
  • 1 package of red candy melts
  • 1 tube of white cookie icing
  • 1 tube of black cookie icing
  • 1 tube of yellow cookie icing
  • 1 package of bow’s royal icing transfers
  • 1 container of Wilton holly melody sprinkles
  • 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
  • 1 cupcake pan fitted with cupcake liners

 

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls

 

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Following the back of the cake box directions, prepare cupcakes as directed

Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way and bake for 21 minutes

Once baked, place onto a wire rack to cool for 5 minutes

 

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Chocolate cupcakes

 

Remove cupcakes for cupcake pan and continue to cool until complete cool

Using a large bowl, remove cupcake liners and place cupcakes into the bowl, about 5 cupcakes at a time

 

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

cupcakes into fine crumbs

Using your hands, crumb up the cupcakes into fine crumbs

Mix in 1 1/2 spoonful of frosting until combined

 

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

cupcake into fine crumbs with icing

 

Your cupcake mixture should resemble cookie dough texture

 

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

cupcake mixture resembling cookie dough texture

 

Using a small ice cream scoop or a tablespoon, scoop mixture into your hands and roll into a ball

 

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Holiday Cake Balls Recipe

chocolate cake ball

 

Using 1 package of chocolate, pair up 2 wafers with each cake ball for the ears

Place a wafer into each corner of the cake balls where ears would go

 

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

Mouse cake ball

 

Repeat steps with remaining cupcakes and chocolate wafers

Place onto cookie sheet fitted with the parchment paper

Once done, place into the freezer for overnight

Using a double boiler, melt the second bag of milk chocolate wafers

Once chocolate is melted, take cake balls out of freezer

Carefully peel off a cake ball off the parchment paper

Carefully dip the top half of the cake ball into the chocolate so that the ears and the top half of the cake ball gets coated

Very lightly shake of excess chocolate and then place back onto the cookie sheet

Repeat steps with rest of the cake balls

Once all have been dipped, clean out your pot so that you can melt the red candy melts

Once the candy melts have been melted, carefully dip the bottom half of the cake balls into the chocolate.

Lightly shake off any excess chocolate and place onto the cookie sheet

once all have been dipped into the chocolate, let sit for an hour for the chocolate to harden

Once harden, split the cake balls in half so that you have half Mickey and half Minnie

 

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls

 

Using the black cookie icing, pipe on a black belt into the middle of the red

Using the yellow cookie icing, pipe on a yellow square for the buckle

Using tweezers, carefully place two holly leafs and 3 red sprinkles for the berries on the corner of the yellow buckle

Using the white cookie icing, pipe on a line and polka dots for Minnie’s dress

Pipe a dollop onto the back of a bow icing transfer and place in the middle in between the ears for Minnie’s bow

Using tweezers, carefully place two holly leafs and 3 red sprinkles for the berries on the corner of the dress.

Let dry for an hour

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Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

Minnie Christmas Cake Balls

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe
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Ingredients
  1. 1 box of chocolate cake mix
  2. 1 cup of water
  3. 1/2 cup of oil
  4. 3 eggs
  5. 2 packages of milk chocolate melting wafers
  6. 1 container of chocolate frosting
  7. 1 package of red candy melts
  8. 1 tube of white cookie icing
  9. 1 tube of black cookie icing
  10. 1 tube of yellow cookie icing
  11. 1 package of bow’s royal icing transfers
  12. 1 container of Wilton holly melody sprinkles
  13. 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
  14. 1 cupcake pan fitted with cupcake liners
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Following the back of the cake box directions, prepare cupcakes as directed
  3. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way and bake for 21 minutes
  4. Once baked, place onto a wire rack to cool for 5 minutes
  5. Remove cupcakes for cupcake pan and continue to cool until complete cool
  6. Using a large bowl, remove cupcake liners and place cupcakes into the bowl, about 5 cupcakes at a timeUsing your hands, crumb up the cupcakes into fine crumbs
  7. Mix in 1 1/2 spoonful of frosting until combined
  8. Your cupcake mixture should resemble cookie dough texture
  9. Using a small ice cream scoop or a tablespoon, scoop mixture into your hands and roll into a ball
  10. Using 1 package of chocolate, pair up 2 wafers with each cake ball for the ears
  11. Place a wafer into each corner of the cake balls where ears would go
  12. Repeat steps with remaining cupcakes and chocolate wafers
  13. Place onto cookie sheet fitted with the parchment paper
  14. Once done, place into the freezer for overnight
  15. Using a double boiler, melt the second bag of milk chocolate wafers
  16. Once chocolate is melted, take cake balls out of freezer
  17. Carefully peel off a cake ball off the parchment paper
  18. Carefully dip the top half of the cake ball into the chocolate so that the ears and the top half of the cake ball gets coated
  19. Very lightly shake of excess chocolate and then place back onto the cookie sheet
  20. Repeat steps with rest of the cake balls
  21. Once all have been dipped, clean out your pot so that you can melt the red candy melts
  22. Once the candy melts have been melted, carefully dip the bottom half of the cake balls into the chocolate.
  23. Lightly shake off any excess chocolate and place onto the cookie sheet
  24. once all have been dipped into the chocolate, let sit for an hour for the chocolate to harden
  25. Once harden, split the cake balls in half so that you have half Mickey and half Minnie
  26. Using the black cookie icing, pipe on a black belt into the middle of the red
  27. Using the yellow cookie icing, pipe on a yellow square for the buckle
  28. Using tweezers, carefully place two holly leafs and 3 red sprinkles for the berries on the corner of the yellow buckle
  29. Using the white cookie icing, pipe on a line and polka dots for Minnie’s dress
  30. Pipe a dollop onto the back of a bow icing transfer and place in the middle in between the ears for Minnie’s bow
  31. Using tweezers, carefully place two holly leafs and 3 red sprinkles for the berries on the corner of the dress.
  32. Let dry for an hour
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  1. Jenn says:

    These are so adorable! This will definitely put my novice decorating skills to the test but they would be so worth it! I know they will be such a big hit with the kids and the adults!

  2. Angelehm says:

    These are great and timely the 3 kids are all mickey mouse mad with the littlest very much a Minnie Mouse girl. I know we would all enjoy these!

  3. loriag says:

    OH my goodness those are absolutely adorable. They sound delicious too.

  4. kristen visser says:

    oh my gosh! these are so festive and beyond adorable. My girls would totally love these mickey and minnie cake balls <3

  5. Lynda Cook says:

    These are so cute, I don’t know if I have the patience to do these tho..lol

  6. sarah says:

    Adorable! These would be a big hit for our holiday get togethers.

  7. Erin N says:

    These are adorable! I don’t know if I’ll be able to make them look as good, though 😛

  8. Calvin F. says:

    These are sure going to make people smile

  9. Chandra O'Connor says:

    so cute!

  10. Maggie C says:

    These are super adorable and great for potluck parties! thanks for sharing and perfect timing!

  11. DebH says:

    These are adorable!

  12. Jonnie says:

    These are too cute! And I think the kids would have tons of fun helping to make them.

  13. Shelly says:

    So cute! I wish I could make things like that!

  14. Heidi c. says:

    This recipe would be a perfect one to make with my girls on a Snow Day. What a cute idea for a holifay recipe!

  15. Debbie White Beattie says:

    These cake balls are adorable and I bet their delicious too

  16. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    There you go, I’ve now learnt how to make cake balls – now they aren’t too difficult but the rest must take quite a while. I doubt that I have the patience to make these.

  17. Silvia D says:

    now those are just so adorable!

  18. Linda H says:

    These look too nice to eat.

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