We love our Disney treats. With the live-action Mulan soon to hit theaters, this Mulan Rice Krispie Treat is inspired by Mulan's dragon sidekick and ancestor from the original animated Disney Mulan. These dragon rice krispie treats should satisfy the emptiness you're feeling after you realize that Mushu is intentionally not included in the live-action remake of Mulan. “Dishonor on you. Dishonor on your cow!”
While the humorous sidekick Mushu may be missed, it's also important to understand the director Niki Caro is trying to make this live-action version a more serious interpretation of the true story about a young woman who pretended to be a man while taking the place of her injured father in the war against the Huns during the age of Imperial China.
So if you really need your fill of Mushu, make these Mushu Rice Krispie Treats inspired by the animated Mulan and enjoy them while watching the animated version while you wait for the live-action version to release March 27, 2020.
Check out the new live-action Disney Mulan trailer:
Mulan Rice Krispie Treats – Mushu Rice Krispie Treats
Prep Time 30 minutes, Decorate time 30 minutes, Set time 10 minutes
Total time 60 minutes
- 12 Rice Krispie Treats (you can buy prepackaged ones and make your life so much easier!)
- 1 container of red fondant
- 1 container of blue fondant
- 1 container of yellow fondant
- 1 tube of white cookie frosting
- 1 tube of black cake frosting
- 1 tube of red cake frosting
- 1 cutting board
- 1 fondant rolling pin
- 24 toothpicks
- Place rice krispie treats onto cookie sheet.
- Sprinkle cutting board with powder sugar.
- Place red fondant onto cutting board and roll out into 1/4 inch thickness.
- Place 1 rice krispie treat onto the cutting board next to the fondant.
- Carefully lift the red fondant over the rice krispie treat and smooth the sides down so that the fondant nicely covers the rice krispie treat.
- Repeat steps with remaining rice krispie treats.
- Using the Red cake frosting, pipe dollops on the top corners and the middle for Mushu‘s red horns and nostrils.
- Using the white frosting pipe dollops for the eyes.
- Using the black frosting, pipe small dollops for the pupils.
- Use the white frosting again and pipe two small dots on the eyes.
- Using the blue fondant, pinch off about 1 tsp. of fondant and roll into a ball.
- Roll the ball into a rounded cone for Mushus's blue horns.
- Repeat 24 more times.
- Push a toothpick into each blue horn.
- Push two toothpicks into the top of Mushu‘s head.
- Roll out the yellow fondant onto the cutting board.
- Cut out 36 1-inch triangles and allow them to dry out for 30 minutes.
- Lightly get your finger wet and run it along the bottom of 3 triangles and place two triangles on either side of the blue horns.
- Place one triangle standing straight up in between the eyes.
- Allow to set for 10 minutes before enjoying!
Here's the new live-action Disney Mulan poster:
About Disney's Mulan
Acclaimed filmmaker Niki Caro brings the epic tale of China’s legendary warrior to life in Disney’s Mulan, in which a fearless young woman risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father. Mulan features a celebrated international cast that includes: Yifei Liu as Mulan; Donnie Yen as Commander Tung; Jason Scott Lee as Böri Khan; Yoson An as Cheng Honghui; with Gong Li as Xianniang and Jet Li as the Emperor. The film is directed by Niki Caro from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Lauren Hynek & Elizabeth Martin suggested by the narrative poem “The Ballad of Mulan.”