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These super PINK cupcakes are going to be huge for your Valentine’s Day fun. Cook them with your kids for some lasting memories.
Walking through the aisles at my local Brookshire’s Supermarket I spotted something amazing.. What was it you ask?
It was tri-colored ice cream cones. Purple (which looked more like brown), green and pink! I instantly thought of ice cream cone cupcakes I had as a kid and walked to recreate them for my kids. Plus, I had this handy ice cream cone baking rack that I was dying to try out.
Now anyone that knows me well will think this is crazy. Kathaleen would never want to make pink cupcakes. She loves BLUE! Let me tell you that those people would be correct. However, I have yet to find blue cones so on with the pink baking!
What you will need
- Pink cupcake cones
- White cake mix -follow package instructions
- Pink Sprinkles
- Homemade or store bought Icing
- 1 ziplock bag for piping
- Ice cream cone baking rack (get yours here)
- Scissors to cut the tip of your bag
- Mixing Bowl & spatula
- Oven preheated to 350°
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Follow package instructions for your white cake mix. Then add in about a half cup of sprinkles. If you add too many they will not cook correctly. Believe me, I failed the first time I made them by doing that.
Mix well, or have your kids do this part of the stirring. It’s an easy way to get your kids interested in cooking.
Carefully spoon in your cake mix filling each cupcake to about 3/4 the way full. This ice cream cone baking rack is the best invention and makes the cupcakes come out perfectly. You can get yours here.
Bake at 350° for about 10 minutes or until done.
Let them cool and get your icing ready.
My kids could already smell them so NOT PICTURED is me trying to protect my cupcakes. Ha ha ha! Kids!!
It doesn’t matter if you are using store bought or homemade icing. Your kids will love you and these cupcakes no matter what.
I don’t have a piping bag so I just put all the icing into a quart storage ziplock bag and then snip a little off of the corner. Instant piping bag for pennies!
Your kids can also help with icing the cupcakes… well maybe the older kids. In my experience, younger kids like to lick what comes out of the piping bag, plus their fingers, and what they did manage to get on the cupcake. Then you have a furry of a fight to get what’s
left of the icing out of those fingers and we just aren’t going to talk about what happens next.
Top with more sprinkles and your done. Ready to serve to those angelic children waiting behind you. 🙂
And of course, I had one too.
Did your kids love these ice cream cone cupcakes?