Belle Tea Cup Cupcakes – Beauty and the Beast Inspired Recipe


Its almost time for the new live action Beauty and the Beast movie to come out. Mark your calendars for March 17th. I know I will be the first in line because I love all things Disney and especially Beauty and the Beast. I saw this Belle Tea Cup Cupcakes recipe being sold in a VA group and I knew I had to share it with my readers. It looks easy to do. Lots of instructions but they are super simple.

Belle Tea Cup Cupcakes

Cupcake Recipe:

Ingredients:

2½ cups flour
1½ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
½ cup butter, soft, plus 4 tbsp.
¼ cup softened shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 TBSP Red Velvet extract
1 cup milk
Red and yellow gel food color
Edible Rose cupcake toppers

Directions:

-Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
-Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
-Sift flour, baking soda, and salt all together.
-Mix the dry ingredients with a wire whisk for 3 minutes
-In a separate bowl using an electric mixer, beat the butter, shortening and sugar until it is light and creamy.
-Add the egg, and vanilla
-Mix well.
-Add flour mix and milk, 1/2 portion of each at a time, mix until completely combined.
-Split the batter into two.
-Add red food coloring to one batter and add yellow food coloring to the other bowl
-Spoon the batters into their own cupcake tins until 2/3’s filled.
-Bake at 350 degrees for 20-22 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
-Cool for 10 minutes
-Remove from cupcake tins to a wire rack until totally cooled.
-Once cooled, peel the paper off the red cupcakes and put the cupcakes into a bowl, crumble them until fine crumbs
-Take the yellow cupcakes and crumble into their own bowls.
-Take the little tea cups and layer 1 TBSP of the red cake crumbs first.
-Then repeat with the yellow crumbs
-Repeat with both cake crumbs until you have two layers of red cake crumbs and two layers of yellow.

Green Vanilla Royal icing

Ingredients: 

1 egg white
1 1/2 C powder sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 cream of tarter
green gel food coloring
piping bag
#70 piping tip

Directions:

-Combine all ingredients into a standing mixture

-Beat on medium speed until stiff peaks form.

-Add in the green gel coloring

-Take the piping bag and cut the tip off to fit the tip

-Add in the green royal icing to the piping bag

Vanilla Frosting

-Add the butter into a standing mixer until fluffy
-Mix on low.
-Slowly add powdered sugar and vanilla until blended.
-Add in the Yellow food coloring,
-Add the frosting to a large star tipped pastry bad.
-Twist the open end of the pastry bag to force the frosting to the tip.
-Pipe a little bit of frosting onto the top of the tea cups.
-Place a rose in the middle of the frosting and pipe a leaf using the green royal icing.

Enjoy!

 

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Belle Tea Cup Cupcakes - Beauty and the Beast Inspired Recipe

Ingredients

  • Cupcake Recipe:
  • Ingredients:
  • cups flour
  • tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup butter soft, plus 4 tbsp.
  • ¼ cup softened shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 TBSP Red Velvet extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • Red and yellow gel food color
  • Edible Rose cupcake toppers
  • Green Vanilla Royal icing
  • Ingredients:
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cream of tarter
  • green gel food coloring
  • piping bag
  • #70 piping tip

Instructions

  • Cupcake Directions:
  • -Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • -Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
  • -Sift flour, baking soda, and salt all together.
  • -Mix the dry ingredients with a wire whisk for 3 minutes
  • -In a separate bowl using an electric mixer, beat the butter, shortening and sugar until it is light and creamy.
  • -Add the egg, and vanilla
  • -Mix well.
  • -Add flour mix and milk, 1/2 portion of each at a time, mix until completely combined.
  • -Split the batter into two.
  • -Add red food coloring to one batter and add yellow food coloring to the other bowl
  • -Spoon the batters into their own cupcake tins until 2/3's filled.
  • -Bake at 350 degrees for 20-22 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • -Cool for 10 minutes
  • -Remove from cupcake tins to a wire rack until totally cooled.
  • -Once cooled, peel the paper off the red cupcakes and put the cupcakes into a bowl, crumble them until fine crumbs
  • -Take the yellow cupcakes and crumble into their own bowls.
  • -Take the little tea cups and layer 1 TBSP of the red cake crumbs first.
  • -Then repeat with the yellow crumbs
  • -Repeat with both cake crumbs until you have two layers of red cake crumbs and two layers of yellow.
  • Directions:
  • -Combine all ingredients into a standing mixture
  • -Beat on medium speed until stiff peaks form.
  • -Add in the green gel coloring
  • -Take the piping bag and cut the tip off to fit the tip
  • -Add in the green royal icing to the piping bag
  • Vanilla Frosting
  • -Add the butter into a standing mixer until fluffy
  • -Mix on low.
  • -Slowly add powdered sugar and vanilla until blended.
  • -Add in the Yellow food coloring,
  • -Add the frosting to a large star tipped pastry bad.
  • -Twist the open end of the pastry bag to force the frosting to the tip.
  • -Pipe a little bit of frosting onto the top of the tea cups.
  • -Place a rose in the middle of the frosting and pipe a leaf using the green royal icing.


Author: Kat

Kat is a married mom of three kids aged 19, 11, and 8 that lives close to Birmingham, AL. She loves cats, books, cooking, hockey, and watching movies. She is an admitted nerd, comic book lover, action figure & barbie doll collector, blackjack dealer, beginner croupier, and all around queen of the dorks. You can reach her at topkat@katbalogger.com to talk about product reviews, press trips, sponsorships, or brand messaging.

33 thoughts on “Belle Tea Cup Cupcakes – Beauty and the Beast Inspired Recipe”

  1. 5 stars
    Awesome these are super cute i cant wait to try these with my family..thanks for sharing this recipe with us…

  2. 5 stars
    This recipe looks as beautiful as it does being delicious! I thank you for sharing this new recipe to make for a most excellent holiday.

  3. My kids are almost grown and I still love Beauty and The Beast. I’m thinking about making this for my daughter’s graduation party!

  4. These look so pretty! These are perfect for a Beauty and the Beast party or tea party. My nieces would love them.

  5. 5 stars
    The Belle Tea Cup Cupcakes – Beauty and the Beast Inspired Recipe is a wonderful recipe to make with my daughter. She loves the new Beauty and the Beast movie that came out this year. I will have to make these cupcakes with her!

  6. I like this but I really try to avoid food coloring at all costs. Maybe I could use beet for red and yellow for saffron? Do you have any suggestions for natural food coloring alternatives?

  7. 5 stars
    These are adorable! My daughter’s pre-school teacher is a huge Beauty & The Beast fan, and I will need to share this with her. My daughters love little tea parties, and I would love to make these little desserts for them.

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