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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Mickey Mousse

Thanks for stopping by for another day of Disney Week.  Our 3-year-old has recently gotten very excited about anything with Mickey Mouse.  Only he calls him Mickey-the-Mouse, which I think is about the cutest thing ever (related to Thomas-the-Train maybe?)

The mousse I made is the mousse part only from this cake recipe at Our Best Bites, and I doubled it.  I prepared it in the morning, left it in the fridge, and then spooned it into "fancy" cups from the Dollar store (6 for $1!)

To make the Mickeys, melt chocolate wafers in the microwave at half power then spoon into a plastic bag.  Snip a tiny hole in one corner and squeeze the chocolate Mickey shapes.  To keep them consistent, I printed some images off my computer and put the wax paper over the top so I could see through.  

I did the 2 ear circles, the head circle, and then just zig-zaggy lines to fill them in. 

Wait until they're completely cooled before trying to peel them off the paper.  And always make extras in case they break!  I would love to see these on top of cup cakes too :)  Top mousse with whipped cream and a chocolate Mickey.

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  1. What a great idea! I love that you put the waxed paper over the printed images. I'm going to have to remember that one!

    I'd like to invite you to link this (and any other projects/recipes you'd like) up on my first link party.
    Your readers are welcome, as well!
    I hope to see you all there! :-)

  2. These are adorable! And such a great tutorial for making them! I'll have to give this a try...this would be a fun treat to make before going to Disney World!

  3. So sweet. I must try them. I would love to invite you to join us at our Friday Block Party and share this cute idea!
    Tami @ Curb Alert!

  4. How fun! Love your play on words there. :) They look yummy.

  5. I love how these turned out! My son is currently obsessed with Mickey Mouse and he would go crazy if I made mousse mouse ears! Don't you just love the printed image/wax paper technique!? I used the same thing to make shamrock cupcake toppers for St. Paddy's Day :o) I am totally pinning this and then going to head over to see some of your other Mickey Mouse tutorials :o) -Sarah @ Repeat Crafter Me

  6. These are adorable - what a great idea!! Thanks for sharing. My 3 yr old will love them. On Mickey mouse clubhouse I think Pete calls Mickey "Mickey da mouse", too cute that's what your little one calls him.

  7. Oh my Adorable!!! I love theses! They look too cute to eat:) Thanks so much for sharing at Thursday's Temptation.

  8. G'day! I am THE BIGGEST Mickey Mouse fan Sarah, true!
    I LOVE this idea...have pinned it and can't WAIT to do!
    Cheers! Joanne