Cupcakes are great but you can make them incredible with some food coloring and icing. These Incredibles Cupcakes area a blast and perfect for a themed party.
I'm INCREDIBLY excited that Incredibles 2 is out on digital download today and on Blu-ray/DVD on November 6th.
Target Exclusive Set comes with a Jack-Jack figure
BONUS FEATURES (may vary by retailer)
- The Coolest Guy in Show Business – In this partially illustrated documentary, Samuel L. Jackson reflects how his childhood and love of comics shaped his passion for film and imaginative storytelling.
- 2 SuperScene Breakdowns – Casual commentary-style pieces looking at specific scenes in the film (The Racoon Fight and Mrs. Incredible) through a particular creative focus like action choreography, set design or story.
Blu-ray & Digital:
- All-New “Auntie Edna” Mini-Movie – When Bob Parr visits super-suit designer Edna Mode looking for help with his high-energy toddler Jack-Jack, Edna pulls an all-nighter designing a suit to harness the baby’s seemingly limitless powers.
- 10 Deleted Scenes With Introductions – Suburban Escape, Kari Revisited, Return of the Supers, Chewed Out, Late Audition, Slow Day, Frozone and Honey, Restaurant Robbery, Fashion Show and Security Breakdown.
- Super Stuff – From buildings and vehicles to costumes and props, every action movie requires a lot of really cool stuff. Meet the makers and learn what it takes to design and build such a uniquely incredible world.
- Heroes & Villains – A collection of mini-docs about the backstory and major design ideas behind the “Incredibles 2” characters — featuring voice actors, director Brad Bird, and Pixar artists talking about the many elements that make these characters feel real.
- Ralph Eggleston: Production Designer – This short piece explores the many ways a single production designer has influenced the look, feel and character of the Pixar universe, culminating in “Incredibles 2.”
- Strong Coffee: A Lesson in Animation with Brad Bird – Brad Bird’s passion for animation dates back to his childhood and mentorship under Disney’s Milt Kahl, and that enthusiasm and powerful insight emanates from every film he’s made. Take a deep dive into Brad’s early years at Disney Animation Studios and his time at Pixar.
- Paths to Pixar: Everyday Heroes – At its heart, “Incredibles 2” is about family dynamics and the challenges of being a working parent. Meet the parents of Pixar as they discuss their personal connections to the film and their experience with stretching to balance work and family.
- SuperBaby – A documentary/hip hop music video hybrid hosted by Frankie and Paige from Disney Channel’s Bizaardvark. This piece explores how Jack-Jack came to life onscreen — from design to special effects to animation — all set to a hot beat.
- Commentary – Get inside commentary from animators Alan Barillaro (supervising animator), Tony Fucile (supervising animator, story artist and character designer), Dave Mullins (supervising animator) and Bret Parker (animation second unit and crowds supervisor).
- Theatrical Short: “Bao” – An aging Chinese mom suffering from empty nest syndrome gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life as a lively, giggly dumpling boy.
- Making “Bao” – Director Domee Shi shares her secret recipe for making an animated short — discussing how her rich cultural heritage, unique relationship with her mom, and her love of food all informed the making of the food-fantasy “Bao.”
- Outtakes & Stories – Raccoon Fight Story, Evelyn Animation Outtakes, Puppet Animator Interview, Outtakes Goofy Arms Story and SuperBaby Music Video.
- Character Theme Songs, Vintage Toy Commercial TV Spots , Toolkit Montage and Global “Incredibles 2” Trailers
- Theatrical Short: “Bao” & Commentary
Want even more bonus material about Incredibles 2? Check out all of our great posts from my visit to Pixar Studios.
- Interview with Brad Bird and Producers
- Creating the World of Incredibles
- Animating an Action Scene
- Costume Design
- Jack-Jack and his powers
- The making of Boa
What you will need
Ingredients for the icing transfers
- 2 egg whites
- 1 1/2 C powder sugar
- 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- Four piping bags fitted with the number 2 tip
- Orange, Black, and Golden Yellow gel food coloring
- Incredibles team logo image from google
- pen or pencil to trace the image
- a piece of white paper
- Cookie sheet
- parchment paper
- 4 bowls
- 1 box of Vanilla cake mix
- 3 eggs room temp
- 1/2 C of softened unsalted sweet cream butter
- 1 C 2% milk
- 1 TBSP pure vanilla extract
- Red Black, and Golden yellow gel food coloring
- White cupcake liners
- cupcake pan
- 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
- 2 1/2 C powder sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
- Red Orange, Golden Yellow, black gel food coloring
- 1 disposable piping bag with a star tip
Directions to make the transfer
- locate the image of Incredibles logo on google and print it out
- Take your piece of paper and place on top of the image
- Using a pen or pencil trace the image onto the white paper about 3-4 times 4 inches apart
- Place the paper with the copies onto the cookie sheet
- Fit a sheet of parchment paper onto the cookie sheet and tape the edges so that you have a smooth flat area
- Using the standing mixer, combine the powder sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar and vanilla and mix on medium speed
- if the royal icing is still a yellow soup, add in 1/2 C powder sugar
- Continue to mix until you get stiff peaks
- Evenly divide the icing into the four bowls,
- Add a few orange drops into the first bowl and mix until combined.
- Add a few more drops to get the shade of orange that you want
- Add a few golden yellow drops to the second bowl
- Add a few black drops to the third bowl
- Leave the white icing in the fourth bowl white
- Scoop the icing colors into a piping bag
- Using the golden yellow, pipe out the " i " in the logo, leaving the opening for the white icing.
- Fill in the opening with the white icing
- Using the orange icing, outline the orange rings in the logo
- Using the Black icing, outline the inside of the logo
- Using the orange icing again, fill in the orange lines in the logo
- Using the black icing, fill in the black part of the logo
- Set aside for 1 day to dry.
Directions to make cupcakes
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Line cupcake pan with the white cupcake liners
- In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, butter, milk, and vanilla extract and stir until combined
- Divide the batter into 4 bowls and add a food color gel into each bowl.
- Add the Red to one bowl
- Add the Black food coloring to the second bowl.
- Add the Golden Yellow food coloring into the third bowl.
- Leave the fourth bowl white.
- Begin to fill the cupcake liners by scooping about 1 tbsp of each colored batter into the cupcake liners.
- Continue to rotate colors until it is 3/4 of the way full.
- Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes.
- Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting.
Directions to make frosting
- Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
- Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.
- Once the frosting is made, split it into three bowls
- Add about 2-4 drops of each color, Red in one bowl, Golden Yellow in the second bowl, and Black in the third bowl
- Place the piping bag into a large glass and fold the sides of the bag over.
- Scoop one spoonful of the red frosting onto one side of the piping bag.
- Now scoop one spoonful of the golden yellow frosting onto another side of the piping bag
- Scoop one spoonful of the black frosting onto the last side of the piping bag and squeeze the icing together.
- Frost the cooled cupcakes.
- Carefully place the Incredibles icing transfer onto the frosting.
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