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These Neapolitan Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes Are Perfect For Birthday Parties

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Neapolitan Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

Servings: 36

Servings: 36


Brownie mix, plus box ingredients

Strawberry cake mix, plus box ingredients

Vanilla cake mix, plus box ingredients

36 cake ice cream cones

1½ cups unsalted butter, softened

4 ¾ cups powdered sugar

1½ teaspoons vanilla

3-5 tablespoons milk

Maraschino cherries, optional, to serve

Sprinkles, optional, to serve


1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C).

2. Place cones in each well of muffin tin.

3. In separate bowls, prepare brownie, strawberry cake, and yellow cake mixes per box instructions.

4. Fill each ice cream cone with 1 tablespoon of brownie batter. Top the brownie batter with 1 tablespoon of strawberry cake batter followed by 1 tablespoon of vanilla cake batter.

5. Bake for 20-22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

6. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter until creamy. Gradually add in the powdered sugar. Add vanilla and 3-5 tablespoons milk until you reach thick and smooth consistency.

7. Transfer frosting to piping bag and add a dollop to each cone like a soft serve ice cream.

8. Top with cherries and sprinkles.

9. Enjoy!

Inspired by the recipes here and here