Monday, June 4

Cupcake Monday ~ Cone Cakes!

Summer is officially here and we have a Cupcake Monday perfect for the warm weather!

Happy Monday!


    2/3 cup all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    1/3 cup baking cocoa
    2 tablespoons butter, softened
    1/2 cup sugar
    2/3 cup buttermilk
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 egg white
    10 flat-bottomed ice-cream cones
    Frosting (see recipe, below)
    Optional: colored sprinkles, 10 maraschino cherries with stems

- Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.
- Beat butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to butter mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture; beat at low speed after each addition just until blended. Stir in vanilla. Add egg white, mixing well.
- Fill cones to within 1/2 inch of the top; carefully place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes; cool completely on wire racks. Spread evenly with Frosting. Top with colored sprinkles and a cherry, if desired.

Frosting Recipe:


    2 tablespoons butter, softened
    1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
    2 tablespoons buttermilk
    1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add buttermilk; beat until spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla.

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