Mickey Mouse Cupcakes

Super cute and simple Mickey Mouse Cupcakes perfect for you next Disney party!  Super soft and moist – made with a black & white cupcake mix, frosting and Oreos for ears!!

We love Disney treats, and if you like Mickey Mouse like we do, be sure to check out our Mickey Oreos and Mickey Beignets.

Mickey Mouse Oreos

Quick + Easy Disney Cupcakes

You should know by now that we are ALL about easy recipes… especially if they’re treats.

Today’s recipe happens to be our favorite Disney cupcake because they are beyond simple. You make chocolate cupcakes, and then add frosting to the top and add Oreos for ears. Looks just like Mickey Mouse! The recipe was fun and delicious!

To make it even more simple, I used Betty Crocker’s Black & White Cupcake mix – I used two of them to make 2 dozen cupcakes.

How to Pipe frosting on cupcakes

How to Make Mickey Cupcakes

You can make homemade chocolate cupcakes, or even homemade vanilla buttercream frosting but you can make things even more simple by using box mix and canned frosting.

Either way you do it, we do recommend adding some powdered sugar to the frosting if you use the canned version to make it a little more stiff to pipe onto the cupacake. Just add your frosting to a piping bag (I used a 1M Wilton Tip). Add some frosting to the middle and the pipe all around starting at the edge and ending at the top of your initial dollop.

Then, add your Oreos to either side. So simple!

Oreos on table

Storing Tips

Want to make these in advance? No problem! Store it, unfrosted, in an airtight container for 2-3 days at room temperature, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.  

Frosting can be stored separately in the fridge for 3-4 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months (in an air-tight, freezer-safe container). When ready to have, thaw and give it a good whipping before frosting the cupcake.

Oreos should be stored in their carton until ready to use. 

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Mickey Mouse Cupcakes Recipe

5 from 10 votes
Super cute and simple Mickey Mouse Cupcakes perfect for you next Disney party! Super soft and moist - made with a black & white cupcake mix, frosting pouch, and oreos for ears!!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 12 cupcakes
Calories 386 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker's Black and White Cupcake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • Frosting pouch
  • 2 tsp water
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • sprinkles
  • 24 Oreos

Instructions
 

  • Make cupcakes as directions stated on box (blend mix, 2 eggs, water and oil and pour into liners).
  • Bake at 350 for 18-23 minutes. Let cool.
  • Wait to make frosting when close to serving.
  • For frosting I added ½ cup powdered sugar and a tablespoon of milk and blended it with the frosting pourch, water and softened butter.
  • Add frosting to piping bag with 1M Wilton tip and pipe on cupcakes.
  • Add sprinkles and Oreos.

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About the Author

Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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Comments:

  1. 5 stars
    Wow Kristyn, these are adorable, not to mention really creative and delicious as well. You really have a knack for desserts, I must say. 🙂

    1. I wish I could remember! I’m guessing Michael’s or Hobby Lobby. I’m sorry, that I can’t remember. They are perfect though 🙂

    1. I haven’t made them that far in advance, but you could definitely make the cupcakes a day a head and wait to frost them the morning of and even add the oreos right before.

  2. 5 stars
    So many yummy things! i don’t know where to start 🙂 these will be great to try out with fall here in a few weeks 🙂 thanks for the round up!
    Cheers

  3. 5 stars
    Love this post! You did an incredible job with this recipe! It’s delicious! My entire family loved it. Thanks so much for sharing!

  4. 5 stars
    Look yummy! One of my favorite Mickey Mouse Cupcakes, nice to see your recipe, easy to follow, will make this for family this weekend. Thanks you!

  5. 5 stars
    These are the most adorable cupcakes and so perfect for a minnie or mickey themed party! These have me missing disneyland!