Wilton Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Birthday

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For months now, my toddler daughter, Emmaleigh, has been completely obsessed with the Mickey and Friends characters, not that I blame her. Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, Donald, Goofy, Daisy … they’re a lively bunch of characters that you can’t help but love. And for her second birthday, Emma wanted nothing more than to have a Mickey Mouse cake. Being the cake decorating obsessed mother I am, I was happy to oblige her.

While I typically like to get creative and create layered cakes with Marshmallow fondant, time got away from me and I didn’t get my ideas and supplies together in time. In fact, I was behind schedule so much last week that we had to postpone the Mickey Mouse birthday party a few days.

Luckily, I have a lot of great resources at my fingertips, Wilton being one of them. While they are well known for creative dessert ideas, they also have a lot of amazing basic products that can make a birthday cake quite special. I turned to the Wilton Famous Character shop to seek out the Mickey Mouse cake decorating supplies I needed and even got some last minute help from Wilton with the icing and decorations. Instead of slaving in the kitchen whipping up homemade buttercream, I let my good blogging friend, Emilie, convince me to use Wilton’s Decorator Icing, which tasted surprisingly good, not buttercream good, but better than just edible.
wilton mickey face cake before after

This being my second time using a Wilton shaped pan, I remembered how vital it is to properly grease and flour every nook and cranny of the cake pan before pouring in the batter. Doing this properly will allow your cake to easily pop right out of the pan, maintaining the shape and lines for decorating later. For the Mickey Mouse cake, I used the Wilton Mickey Mouse gel coloring and while black feels like an impossible color to achieve with frosting, it’s not. When I finished coloring the icing, it looked more like a deep purple but after about an hour, the color deepened into what appears to be very black.

I also took the time to make the birthday girl her own personal cake which was topped with a frozen buttercream transfer, thanks to the video demonstration from Susan Matusiak, Wilton expert decorator. If you have a few moments, it’s really worth it to watch the video because these transfers are surprisingly easy and fun to make. While the detail work didn’t come out perfect, it still came out looking like Minnie Mouse, which Emma just loved!

wilton minnie mouse buttercream transfer

Whether you’re planning a Mickey Mouse birthday party in the future or just want to have a fun Mickey themed dessert day with your kids, you’ll love the Wilton party supplies and you can win them here!

Giveaway Prize

One lucky reader will win a Wilton Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Birthday Prize Pack that includes 1 of each: Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Icing Color Set, Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Cupcake Stand Kit, Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Candy Necklace Kit and Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Candle, total value approximately $45.

mickey mouse clubhouse wilton giveaway

How to Enter

Complete the required entry below. Once completed you may enter additional times by leaving an extra comment for each optional entry completed.

Required Entry – Check out the Wilton Famous Character Shop and tell us which character a child in your life would like to celebrate their birthday with.

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Giveaway Rules

See Official Rules for complete details – US only excluding AK & HI – No PO Boxes – One entry per household – Sweepstakes ends 03/14/11 at 11:59 pm CST. Winner(s) will be notified by email with 48 hours to claim prize and listed on the Official Winner’s List.


Disclosure – The product(s) featured were provided free of cost to me by the manufacturer or representing PR agency. Opinions expressed are my own and are NOT influenced by monetary compensation.


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  1. Jenefer Lynn says

    oooh, that’s a tough one, it’d be a toss up between spongebob and toy story.

  2. Christy Crosby says

    Wow, well since my 3 year old’s birthday is not until June and he is constantly telling me he wants a Mickey Mouse party, I would say Mickey is the character that he would want to celebrate with!! This is a great giveaway, thanks. CC

  3. says

    Cat, looks like you did a fantastic job! I have always wanted to try and make a caracter cake, but they intimiate me with all the tiny stars you have to put on. I feel sure I would mess it up and no one would know what the caracter is. It looks great though.

  4. Kristi Beck-Davis says

    My daughter LOVES Mickey Mouse. I am planning a Mickey Mouse theme party for her birthday in June.

  5. Jenn S. says

    My son would love to celebrate his birthday with a Spongebob cake and my daughter a Hello Kitty cake.

  6. Kim Lang says

    My son will be 2 in April and he LOVES Mickey Mouse and all his friends! We are planning on having a Mickey Mouse party.

  7. Steph says

    My kids would like the Toy Story stuff. The Disney Pixar Toy Story Cake Pan could make a really neat cake.

  8. Kathy Dunaway says

    My son would love to spend his birthday with SpongeBob Squarepants. He LOVES SpongeBob. Thanks for the giveaway:)

  9. Denise B. says

    I would make the “Happy Birthday, Spike!” cake. I think our little guy would like it! :)

  10. Addison KAT says

    My daughter would love to celebrate her birthday with the Disney Princesses

  11. tasha says

    My son would love the Lightening McQueen cake pan! He loves anything to do with cars right now.

  12. says

    Oh my goodness…all I have to say is HELLO KITTY…my daughter is so into that right now. My next favorite is good old Sesame Street and since my baby’s 1st birthday is in 2 months…that would be awesome!

  13. Denise S says

    My kids would love the SpongeBob cake.
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  14. Julie H says

    my daughter would love Minnie Mouse birthday stuff she is into her right now and her bday is around the corner

  15. Lauralee Hensley says

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  16. Lauralee Hensley says

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  19. Deborah R says

    My grandson would love to celebrate his birthday with Winnie the Pooh.

  20. Kim Brekelmans says

    I’ve tittered, facebooked, shared, loved and gossiped to my gal pals about :)

  21. Kim Brekelmans says

    ooopppps my post should of said twittered :) and my pick is the ever magical tinkerbell

  22. Jennifer H says

    We are actually planning my son’s 3rd bday currently and he has decided on Toy story!!

  23. Jennifer H says

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  24. McKim says

    My little grandson would like Sesame Street’s Elmo.
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  25. Sarah says

    My niece would love to have Disney Princess themed party! I would be so happy to see her face :)
    Thanks for a great giveaway! Sarah <3

  26. Kathy Nguyen says

    My daughter turns 1 years old (boo hoo :( too fast) on March 18th and would love a “hello kitty” themed party if she wins.
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  27. Kathy Nguyen says

    I am a fan of 3 kids and us blog on fb.
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  28. Kathy Nguyen says

    I like Wilton cake decorating on fb.
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  29. Kathy Nguyen says

    I subscribed via email to updates.
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  30. Tracy P says

    We’re actually planning on having a Mickey Mouse Clubhouse birthday party for my son in May. This would be great to win!

  31. Phaedra Seabolt says

    My son isn’t old enough to really have a favorite, but he is so much like his father that he should like the Transformers

  32. Melissa H says

    My girls really like Hello Kitty…. although they love Mickey too, thanks for the chace to win!

  33. Diana V says

    Even though it is a few months away i already purchased the Wilton Lightening McQueen for my son. Now for my daughter I’m going to try the frozed icing transfer, watched the video also. Figured maybe I add texture with icing after the transfer?

  34. says

    My husband LOVES Wall-E – I didn’t know Wilton had a cake pan for that. Guess what kind of cake he’s getting for his next birthday?! LOL.

  35. Jennie says

    My son LOVES Mickey, so I would go with Mickey Mouse. All I have to do is put on the tv show and he goes crazy!

  36. Frances Baldwin says

    My daughter wont turn 3 till the end of September but her party is already set to be the gang from the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. She loves them all, but the leader Mickey is her main pick!

  37. Alyssa Hunter says

    My daughter would love the Tinkerbell Disney Fairies Cake Pan.

  38. sara's saving's says

    my child would love pluto didnt see… :( but mickey cause he is a boy

  39. Jennifer H says

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  40. dawn lorey says

    OMG! My 3 year old son is totally obsessed with The Mickey Mouse Club. So for His 4th birthday, he wants Mickey & the gang. I never really realized these type of sites existed until I considered making my son’s cake this year. Thank for the insight and tips. LOVE IT.

  41. Crystal says

    My son is obsessed with Mickey and we are having a Mickey Mouse party. Would love to win, but can’t quite figure out the “official” entry form. I did like Wilton on FB and 3KIDS on FB.

  42. Carol W says

    Any Disney, most of all Mickey(He’s the Man), would be the pick for everyone in the house!!!!
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  43. Carol W says

    i read and commented on Panera Bread post.
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  44. says

    Mickey Mouse, without a doubt. Ever since his aunt went to Disney last year and brought him back a Mickey toy that’s all he has talked about!

  45. Kerri Ann says

    Mickey Mouse for sure for my almost 3 year old. His party isn’t until April 10 and he talks about his “Mickey” party every day.

  46. says

    I plan to make a mickey mouse cake for my sons 1st birthday party in may. I have never really decorated a cake so I hope the wilton site will help.

  47. Hoa says

    Mandatory
    My daughter would love the hello kitty kit!

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  50. Hoa says

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  51. Hoa says

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  52. Alexandria Tifft says

    My son is going to turn 2 in October and I have already started planning his party. He just absolutely loves Mickey Mouse we watch Mickey Mouse CLubhouse every morning. Hot Dog Hot Dog Hot Diggity Dog! THis is an awesome giveway.

  53. says

    Oh this one is easy. I just saw the coolest thing to use the pans for and wanted to try it out on a princess cake for my daughter. She loves any princess. We would have to go with Ariel. Did you know that you can use the pan as a chocolate mold. I so want to try this. I love to make cakes for my kids and actually did a similar one to the one you were planning on making. http://www.peachofcake.blogspot.com

  54. Maria W says

    My son is really obsessed with “mineee mouuussssse” That’s the way he says both mickey and minnie. He loves them both!

    He also loves “woody” and “bun” for Buzz from Toy Story

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  55. says

    Well, I have 4 girls and each wants something different every year. So……with my 11 month old turning 1 next month, She is my silly monkey, so I would pick the “Monkey Cake” all of it, the entire collection. LOL

  56. Raylene Brown says

    Mickey Mouse is the 2nd love of my life! However, my Grandson loves Spongebob and anything Disney Cars!

  57. says

    My nieces would BOTH love to celebrate their birthday with a Wilton Hello Kitty cake! I’ve never seen Hello Kitty in the store!
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  58. Jill Myrick says

    My daughter would love the Disney Fairies Tinkerbell Cake pan.

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  59. Jill Myrick says

    I am a fan of Wilton via Facebook as Jill Myrick.

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  60. Jill Myrick says

    I am following Wilton via Twitter as jlsc123.

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  61. Pauline M says

    My son is totally into Cars right now and is so excited when he see’s the commercial’s for Cars 2! The Lightning McQueen Cake Pan would be so much fun to try for him!

  62. evelyn goettner says

    My son would love to celebrate with CARS he loves lightning McQueen and Mater.

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  63. evelyn goettner says

    I like 3 Kids and Us on facebook.
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  64. evelyn goettner says

    I like Wilton on facebook.
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  65. evelyn goettner says

    I follow @3kidsandus on twitter as @evie197580.

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  66. evelyn goettner says

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  67. meme says

    I also like the beautiful day barbie pan but mickey is my favorite. This is what my 4 year old wants for her birthday in 3 weeks

  68. Diane Baum says

    He wanted Donald Duck, but I am still in love with Mickey-Very cute baking set.

  69. Julie Jones says

    MY daughter would go bananas over the ariel cake pan and my son would love Mickey mouse who he calls mickey house. =)

  70. julie says

    My son would choose Mickey out of all the characters to spend his birthday with….so cute!

  71. Melissa says

    I am doing Elmo for my daughter’s second birthday party this weekend…Wilton all the way!
    Thanks a bunch! :o)
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  72. Melissa says

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  73. Jennifer J says

    My little girl would like the Bevy of Berries cake! She’s really into Strawberry Shortcake.