July 4th Minnie Cupcakes!
 
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Festive July 4th Minnie Cupcakes!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • Patriotic Sprinkles:
  • 1 package of Wilton Red sprinkle mix
  • 1 package of Wilton Blue sprinkle mix
  • 1 package of silver star sprinkle mix
  • Fondant Pieces:
  • 1 package of Wilton White Fondant
  • 1 package of Wilton Blue Fondant
  • 1 package of Wilton Red Fondant
  • 1 can of silver cake spray
  • 1 can of red cake spray
  • 1 Star stencil
  • 1 stripe stencil
  • 1 Two inch round fondant cutter
  • 1 Rolling pin
  • 1 Wilton Bow Silicone Mold
  • 1 cookie sheet with silicone mat
  • Red Velvet Cupcake:
  • 1 box of Red Velvet cake mix
  • 1 Cup of whole milk
  • ⅓ Cup unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • Vanilla frosting:
  • 1 Cup unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 3 Cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3-5 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large piping bag with a star tip
  • 1 medium ice cream scooper
Instructions
  1. First, Mix all sprinkles together until combined and set aside. Next move on to making the fondant pieces.
  2. Sprinkle some cornstarch onto the cutting board. Remove the white fondant from the package and knead onto the cutting board to make the fondant soft and workable.
  3. Sprinkle some more cornstarch onto the cutting board and roll the fondant into ¼ inch thick. Using the round fondant cutter, cut out 20 round circles.
  4. Place them onto the cookie sheet and work the blue fondant to be able to roll out into ¼ in thick. Use the round fondant cutter, cut out 20 round circles. Place onto the cookie sheet to dry overnight.
  5. Using the red fondant, pinch off about 1tbps of fondant and press it into the medium bow mold. Carefully remove the bow from the mold and place onto the cookie sheet to dry overnight. Make about 20 bows just to be safe.
  6. The next day, Using the silver cake spray, lightly spray the bows. Place the star stencil on top of the blue circles and lightly spray the silver to leave a star design on the circles.
  7. Place the stripe stencil on top of the white circles and lightly spray the red to leave a stripe design on the circles and allow to dry.
  8. Then move on to making the cupcakes. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a cupcake pan with liners
  9. Using a large bowl, beat together the cake mix, milk, butter and eggs until combined and smooth
  10. Fill the cupcake liners ¾ way full and bake in the oven for 21 minutes. Allow to cool completely.
  11. Lastly make the frosting and decorate the cupcakes. Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream until combined, smooth and stiff.
  12. Scoop 2 Cups of the frosting into the piping bag. Using the ice cream scooper, scoop frosting into the scooper and top the cupcakes with the frosting.
  13. Using a butterknife, gently spread the frosting into a thick round disk. Roll the frosted cupcake into the sprinkles and set aside and complete steps with remaining cupcakes.
  14. Using the piping bag, pipe a dollop of the frosting into the center of the cupcakes and place the bow into the center of the frosting.
  15. Gently place the blue circle on each side to make the ears and Enjoy!
Recipe by Brite and Bubbly at https://briteandbubbly.com/july-4th-minnie-cupcakes/