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Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

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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
 

  • 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
  • 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 timeUsing your hands, crumb up the cupcakes into fine crumbs
  • Mix in 1 1/2 spoonful of frosting until combined
  • Your cupcake mixture should resemble cookie dough texture
  • Using a small ice cream scoop or a tablespoon, scoop mixture into your hands and roll into a 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
  • 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
  • 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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