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Upside Down Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes!

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Upside Down Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes are an easy and simple to make dessert that is also kid-friendly and perfect any time of the year! These adorable cupcakes that look like ice cream cones that have been dropped upside down and have started to melt are such a fun treat!

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How to Make Upside Down Ice Cream Cupcakes

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Expert Tips, Ingredient List and Suggestions for Recipe Success

Cake mix – you can use a cake mix to make the cupcakes, your own favorite homemade recipe, or you can even use store-bought cupcakes.

Sweet cream butter – this adds an extra creaminess to the frosting.

Step by Step Directions

Cupcake Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Follow the directions on the back of the box of the cake mix
  • Scoop the batter into the cupcake liners and fill about 3/4 way full
  • Bake in the oven for 21 minutes
  • Allow to cool completely

Frosting Directions:

  • Using a standing mixer, beat the butter on medium speed until creamy
  • Mix in the powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, and vanilla extract until combined and smooth
  • If the frosting is too thin, mix in 1/4 cup more of powdered sugar
  • Fold in the sprinkles
  • Once the frosting is combined and smooth, using the ice cream scooper, scoop some frosting and scoop it onto the top of the cupcake
  • Using a microwave safe bowl, melt the Ghirardelli chocolate until melted and smooth
  • Pour into a squeeze bottle
  • Pipe the chocolate onto the frosting to look like fudge
  • Sprinkle some confetti sprinkles onto the chocolate and top with a ice cream cone and cherry
  • Enjoy!

Ice Cream cupcakes

Upside Down Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes!

MomSkoop Staff
Upside Down Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes are an easy and simple to make dessert that is also kid-friendly and perfect any time of the year! 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Additional Time 5 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Desserts and Sweet Baked Goods
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 594 kcal

Ingredients
  

Cupcakes

  • 1 box Cake mix
  • Eggs
  • Water
  • Oil

Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 4-5 C powdered sugar
  • 1/4 C heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 C rainbow confetti sprinkles
  • Ghirardelli dark chocolate melting wafers
  • Vanilla ice cream cone
  • Maraschino cherries

Instructions
 

Cupcake Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Follow the directions on the back of the box of the cake mix
  • Scoop the batter into the cupcake liners and fill about 3/4 way full
  • Bake in the oven for 21 minutes
  • Allow to cool completely

Frosting Directions:

  • Using a standing mixer, beat the butter on medium speed until creamy
  • Mix in the powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, and vanilla extract until combined and smooth
  • If the frosting is too thin, mix in 1/4 cup more of powdered sugar
  • Fold in the sprinkles
  • Once the frosting is combined and smooth, using the ice cream scooper, scoop some frosting and scoop it onto the top of the cupcake
  • Using a microwave safe bowl, melt the Ghirardelli chocolate until melted and smooth
  • Pour into a squeeze bottle
  • Pipe the chocolate onto the frosting to look like fudge
  • Sprinkle some confetti sprinkles onto the chocolate and top with a ice cream cone and cherry
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 594kcalCarbohydrates: 122gProtein: 2gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 236mgSugar: 109g
Keyword Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes, Melted Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes, Upside Down Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
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