Crappy Cones. Literally.

I apologize in advance if you have a sensitive stomach or are easily squeamish. But this was too gross and too awesome not to share. Last month my son T turned 10. For his birthday he wanted me to make Cupcake Cones: T decided he wanted colored cones and chocolate cake and icing. No problem. Everything went as planned and they were actually starting to look pretty cute. Until the icing. Then things went horribly wrong. Do you see what I see? Are you simultaneously laughing and throwing up in your mouth a little? Every cupcake looked like a dog … [Read more...]

My I-thought-I-had-an-original-idea ice cream cone cupcake pan

Don't you hate it when you get all your ice cream cones filled with batter only to have them tip over and spill in the pan when you try to put them in the oven? I decided to make a pan prototype to bake my cones in to stop the spills and mess! Yup, I made a prototype. And I was going to mass-produce it and sell it on HSN and become a billionaire, er, or at least a thousand-aire. But my dreams were crushed when I realized someone else already designed one. And it was better than mine. And they already mass-produce them. So much for my big break. BUT considering I wasted … [Read more...]

Cakes in cones

These cupcakes are so cute and so easy to make! Seriously, aren't they adorable? They are cake baked inside an ice cream cone with icing on top! Why have messy cake or cupcakes with liners to throw out when you can have yummy cake cones instead? You can even make them in cute mini sizes! Despite what other websites might tell you to do, I've tried making these several ways and this way is by far the easiest and best. So here's how to make them: Cake mix Ingredients listed on back of cake mix box sugar cones icing sprinkles or whatever … [Read more...]