In The Jungle Book, Mowgli helps his best friend Baloo collect plenty of honey from beehives around the jungle. Whether you’re throwing a jungle-themed party, or want to celebrate a happy Saturday, these honey cupcakes are the perfect way to add one of mother nature’s ingredients to a tasty treat. To complete the look, ice with jungle green frosting and top with a paper leaf cutout.
Disney’s The Jungle Book is available on Digital HD & Disney Movies Anywhere Aug 23 and on Blu-ray Aug 30.
Jungle Book Honey Cupcakes
- 1 stick of butter
- 2 eggs
- 3/4 cup of sugar
- 1 1/2 cups of flour
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla
- 1 teaspoon of baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 cup of buttermilk
- 1/4 cup of honey
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and set aside a 12-cup muffin pan. Make sure to insert cupcake liners into the pan.
In a medium-size bowl mix dry ingredients including flour, baking powder, and salt.
In a smaller bowl mix wet ingredients including buttermilk, honey, and vanilla.
In a standard mixer bowl, add butter and sugar. Mix on medium speed until the ingredients are combined.
Add eggs into the standard mixer bowl.
Evenly add the wet and dry ingredients into your standard mixer bowl. Mix until all ingredients are combined.
Fill the cupcake liners with the mix.
Bake for about 20 minutes.
Let the cupcakes cool for 5-10 minutes. Then add green food dye to your favorite frosting and ice cupcakes.