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How to Make Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

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How to Make Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
Used with permission from Michelle Anderson

Cakes have been baked in many different pans to create specific looks and shapes so it should be no surprise that they can also be done in ice cream cones. This look is very popular with kids because the finished "cake" looks like a soft serve ice cream cone and if you do it right there will be a great deal of delicious icing on top! These cute cakes can be prepared in the oven or can be microwaved in order to cook the cake batter with good results. You can top your cakes with pretty much anything that you would put on a cone or your own favorite toppings. In order to make these delightful treats you will need:

  • Your favorite cake recipe such as vanilla or mint chocolate or your favorite boxed mix such as confetti
  • Good quality flat bottomed ice cream cones. Try to avoid truly inexpensive products because they often crack if you prepare these cakes in the oven
  • One recipe of vanilla butter cream (enough to frost a stacked nine inch cake) or two cans of prepared icing
  • Sprinkles, chopped nuts, melted dark chocolate, sanding sugar or dragees
  • Muffin tins or tartlet pan
  • Piping bag
  • Large round decorating tip

Prepare your cake batter as you usually do for a standard cake or make your boxed cake mix according to the directions on the box.Any flavor will do but kids love the vanilla confetti or rainbow chip boxed mix because it looks so festive and tastes a little like cotton candy.

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