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This adorable cake jar idea is a recipe and a DIY all in one! What better way to re-use your family’s old jars?

Mickey & Minnie Cake Jars

10 min
15 min


  • Vanilla cake mix
  • Red food dye
  • Brown food dye
  • Red, white, and yellow sequins
  • Chocolate frosting
  • Mini chocolate cookies
  • Red fondant


  1. Prepare cake batter according to instructions on the box.

  2. Split batter into two bowls.

  3. Add a couple drops of red food dye to one bowl.

  4. Add a couple drops of brown food dye to the other bowl.

  5. Pour red cake batter into cake jars, about 1 inch high.

  6. Pour brown cake batter on top of red cake batter.

  7. Bake cake jars for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.

  8. Carefully remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Once completely cool, apply beads and sequins to cake jars to resemble Mickey and Minnie.

  10. Pipe chocolate frosting on top of each jar. Place two mini chocolate cookies on each cake jar to create Mickey and Minnie’s ears.

  11. Make Minnie’s bow from a bit of red fondant.

Posted 4 years Ago
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