Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

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
Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls

Makes 15 cake balls

Mickey and Minnie Christmas 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

How To Make The Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls

Cake 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
Adorable Mickey and Minnie Holiday Cake Balls Recipe
  • 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
  • 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
  • Your cupcake mixture should resemble cookie dough texture
Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Icing

  • 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

  • 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
Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe
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
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

Lynehttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto.She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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Comments

  1. 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. 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. 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.

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