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Disney Olaf Cupcakes

Disney Frozen Themed Olaf Cupcakes
Servings 22 cupcakes

Ingredients
  

Fondant Ears and bow Ingredients

  • 1 package of black fondant
  • 1 package of orange fondant
  • 1 package of white
  • 1 Wilton fondant bow mold
  • 1 mini circle fondant cutter#1
  • A round icing tip
  • 1 C Ghirardelli milk chocolate melting chips
  • 1 disposable piping bag
  • 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper

Ingredients for Cupcakes

  • 1 box of french vanilla cake mix
  • 3 large eggs room temp
  • 1/2 C of softened unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 C whole milk

Vanilla Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 jars vanilla icing
  • 1 large piping bag with large star tip
  • 1 container of white crystal sprinkles

Instructions
 

Fondant Ears and bow instructions

  • Sprinkle some powder sugar onto a cutting board
  • Roll out the white and black fondant into 1/4 inch thickness and cut out 48 circles of the white fondant for the ears
  • Using the icing tip, cut out 72 little black dots. This will be used for the coal on Olafs belly
  • Powder your hands with powder sugar and mold the orange fondant into a ball.
  • Pinch off 1 teaspoon size ball of fondant and press it into the larger bow size mold Make 22 bows allow them to dry overnight
  • Chocolate Twigs for Olafs "Hair"
  • Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave on 30 second increments
  • Scoop into disposable piping bag cut the tip off Pipe out about 24-26 twig branches for the hair

Directions for cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Line cupcake pan with the cupcake liners
  • In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, butter, milk and stir until combined.
  • Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes.
  • Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting.
  • Scoop the white frosting into the piping bag

Decorating directions

  • Frost cooled cupcakes with the frosting
  • Place orange bow into the center of the frosting
  • Place the ears on the side of the bow
  • Place the hair behind the bow
  • Sprinkle a little bit of the crystal sprinkles onto the cupcakes for a shimmer like snow!