Beauty and the Beast Inspired Belle Cupcakes


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Whether you are hosting a Beauty and the Beast themed party or simply looking for a fun treat for your favorite fan of Princess Belle, these treats are a great choice. Make up some Belle Beauty and the Beast inspired cupcakes! No major culinary skills required!

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast movie will always hold such a special place in my heart.

When I was a kid, the original animated versionOpens in a new tab. of Beauty and the Beast was one of my absolute favorites. It was probably also the first movie soundtrack that I memorized from start to finish. I remember singing song after song from morning until night.

So it’s no surprise that when Lily was about 2 years old and Disney finally re-released the movie out of its illusive vault, I ran right out and bought it. Lily was enamored by the movie from the very first time she saw it. You would never know it from this picture, but she was SO excited to meet Belle at our very first character meal in Disney World. She became overwhelmed and nervous to pose with Belle but afterwards it’s all she would talk about.

Lily and Belle at Epcot

Just a few years later, after another Disney trip or two, she was a total pro. Posing with Disney princesses was one of her very favorite things to do and she still had a soft spot for Belle.

Lily with Belle at Akershus

These Belle cupcakes are incredibly easy to make and your favorite mini prince or princess could absolutely help with the decorating!

Time saver: If you’re pressed for time or don’t feel like baking, you can absolutely use store bought cupcakes instead of homemade. Buy some cupcakes that are already iced with yellow frosting and all that’s left are the decorations!

Belle Cupcake Supplies

1M Wilton tipOpens in a new tab.
1 Wilton disposable piping bagOpens in a new tab.
Rose MoldOpens in a new tab.
Red FondantOpens in a new tab.
White Pearl SprinklesOpens in a new tab.
Wilton Lemon Yellow Icing ColorOpens in a new tab.
Shortcut: Skip the fondant altogether and use these Wilton RosesOpens in a new tab.

Beauty and the Beast Inspired Cupcakes

Here’s how to make these cupcakes!

Disney Cupcakes Supplies

Beauty and the Beast Inspired Cupcakes

Cupcakes fit for any Disney Princess fan! These Beauty and the Beast Inspired Belle Cupcakes are easy to make and look amazing.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time21 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cupcakes, dessert, disney
Servings: 24
Calories: 411kcal

Equipment

  •  1M Wilton tip
  • 1 Wilton disposable piping bag
  • Rose Mold
  • Red Fondant
  • White Pearl Sprinkles

Ingredients

  • 1 box vanilla cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tubs vanilla frosting
  • Wilton Yellow Icing Color

Instructions

Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Grease sides and bottoms of each cup of the cupcake baking pan (or line with cupcake liners).
  • Combine cake mix, oil, eggs and water in a large mixing bowl (follow the instructions on your specific box of cake mix) .
  • Pour batter in cupcake pan and bake for 18-21 minutes (until an inserted fork or toothpick comes out clean).
  • Let the cupcakes cool completely before frosting.
    Baked Cupcakes

Roses

  • Take a piece of red fondant and knead it until it is easy to work with.
  • Add a small amount of fondant to the rose mold. Be sure to press down on the fondant to fill all the crevices in the rose mold. Once you have done that, bend the mold to release the rose and set aside.
    Red fondant flowers
  • Bend the mold gently to release the rose and set aside.

Frosting and Decoration

  • In order to get the frosting to be a bright yellow like Belle’s dress, you will need to add 2-3 drops of Wilton Lemon Yellow icing color to the vanilla frosting.  If it is not bright enough, add more one drop at a time. You don’t want to add too much at a time or you will end up with frosting that is too dark.
  • Once you have achieved the color you like, add the 1M tip to the decorating bag and fill with the bright yellow frosting. 
    yellow frosting piping bag
  • Frost the cupcakes one by one.
  • After all the cupcakes have been frosted, add several white pearls to the top of each one. 
  • Finish each cupcake by adding one of the red roses to the top of the cupcake. 
    finished belle cupcakes
  • Enjoy!

I just know that these cupcakes are going to be the centerpiece of your next party!

Let me know how they turn out and if you post a pic on social media, I’d love to see it!


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