Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes!

Friday, March 29, 2013

Happy Easter! I have quite a busy bank holiday weekend ahead of me and have my whole family meeting up tomorrow for tea, so my little sister and I thought we would do a bit of baking for the occasion. We ended up making Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes and Easter Rice Krispie Cakes, so we definitely won't be short of chocolate this weekend. So much for cutting down...
I thought I'd share how we made the Ice Cream Cupcakes as they came out so well, they're a great alternative to ice cream when it's not quite warm enough! 

You Will Need:
 4oz Softened  Margarine  4oz Caster Sugar  2 Medium Eggs  3oz Self Raising Flour  1oz Cocoa Powder ♥ Flat bottomed Ice Cream Cones ♥ Icing and Toppings of Your Choice 

Step 1:
Preheat your oven to 180°c/350°F/Gas Mark 4
Step 2:
Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl and beat together until light and fluffy, then gradually add the eggs.
Step 3:
Sift in the flour and cocoa powder and fold into the mixture.

Step 4:
Stand the cones in a muffin tin and wrap tin foil round them to keep them steady and crisp.
Step 5:
Spoon the mixture into the cones until they are about 2/3 full (I filled them up to the line).
Step 6:
Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until well risen and firm to the touch. Transfer to a wire rack to cool, then decorate!

These were really fun to make and a lot easier than I thought they would be! Hopefully they will go down well with everyone tomorrow. Let me know if you're going to give these a go! Happy Easter.
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  1. oh my god. they look so yummy. i will bake them anytime soon.

  2. These are so cute!
    Full marks for the cake decorating skills - if I made these, I think they'd look more like ice cream that's been in the middle of a hurricane! :P

  3. my mouth seriously dropped when i read this! i NEED to try this ASAP lol xoxo

  4. these look delicious! so simple & fun to make :) xx

  5. Oh, these look sooo scrummy!
    I think these may be my next cooking challenge! :)

  6. Wow, these look brilliant. Great photos too! xx

  7. these are so adorable! (:
    i think i might try making them this weekend! x

  8. These are incredible :) I might try this tomorrow...little easter treat perhaps!!

    Clare xxx

  9. Wow these look a-mazing, I tried making something similar last summer but they turned out disastrous, I'm definitely going to give them another go, finger crossed they turn out like this next time :)

  10. what a cute idea! I love it! xxx

  11. Wow! I have never seen this before very original and creative. I may give this a go but they will not turn out as good as yours haha I love the idea very pretty and nice for Easter :) x

  12. jgfggsxhfdsbnd THESE LOOK AMAZING!x

  13. OMG i am in love! these look sooooo YUMMY! xx

  14. these look soo cute! such a good idea :) xxx

  15. Aw, these are so cute, and they look delicious!

  16. oh my goodness i just stumbled across your blog while i was looking up reviews for the origins drink up mask and fell in love with your posts! i'm doing sort of a stalkerish catch up on all your old posts and this ice cream cone one is killing me with cuteness! i loveee baking cupcakes and this one is definitely a must-try. thanks for sharing the recipe!! :)

    rachel x


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