Cupcake Cones

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“Kids love these cupcake cones! Just watch their faces light up when you bring these out. Great for any kid's party.”
24 cupcake cones

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 24 flat bottom wafer ice cream cones (without holes or cracks)
  • 1 (18 ounce) box cake mix, any flavor
  • 1 14 cups water, per cake mix directions
  • 13 cup vegetable oil, per cake mix directions
  • 2 -3 eggs, per cake mix directions
  • 1 (1 lb) container vanilla frosting (or homemade) or 1 (1 lb) container cream cheese frosting (or homemade)
  • Decorations
  • candy sprinkles (optional) or cherries, with stems, etc. (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In 13x9x2 inch baking pan, arrange ice cream cones, standing up.
  3. Prepare mix per package directions.
  4. Spoon batter into cones, filling 3/4 full.
  5. Bake 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean.
  6. Remove to rack to cool completely.
  7. Frost and decorate with sprinkles and a cherry if desired.

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