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Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

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barefootcook Wed 04-Jun-14 09:07:03

I am keen to make the cupcakes baked in ice cream cones from the Mumsnet cookbook. Has anyone used this recipe and did they work? I will need to make them the day before the party. Will the cones go soggy over night?

LizzieMint Wed 04-Jun-14 21:37:35

I haven't made them but I have seen a tip saying instead of putting the cake mixture in the cones you put the cake mix in a normal cake case then invert the cone over the top so the cake rises into it, IYSWIM.

crazybutterflylady Wed 04-Jun-14 21:40:09

I've made them. They do rise fine and you should be ok doing it the day before. The cones go slightly soggy from being bakes anyway, I don't think it will be affected that much. I've always used the flat bottomed, shorter cones as opposed to the pointed ones.

crazybutterflylady Wed 04-Jun-14 21:41:45

I should say, I used this recipe not the mumsnet one:

creamandsugar Wed 04-Jun-14 21:42:53

Oooh marking my place! Have a birthday coming up and I'd love to make these!!
lizziemintI'm thinking u'd have to fill a cupcake case up to the brim and then put the cone on top so it would fill the cone up fully.

LizzieMint Wed 04-Jun-14 22:36:53

I don't know creamandsugar, I haven't tried them myself, I just remember reading it as a tip (on craftfail I think?) when someone was having trouble getting the cones (flat bottomed ones) to stand up in a cupcake tin as they were smaller than a cupcake case would be and kept falling over.

BigfootFiles Wed 04-Jun-14 22:40:45

Assuming you're using the cones with the flat bases, then just stand them on a baking tray, don't put them in a cupcake tin. That's how I've done it previously.

moocowmrs Wed 04-Jun-14 22:43:34

I have used the inverted method many times works a treat,use flat bottomed small cones otherwise too much cone iykwim. They are yummy and go down well.

CambridgeBlue Wed 04-Jun-14 22:43:59

I've made the Good Food ones and they turned out great - kids love them. Good luck!

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