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Wednesday, June 6, 2007

not as cute as i imagined.

so, recently I had a cute idea...bake cupcakes in colorful ice cream cones & top them a "swirl" of frosting.Sounds darling, huh? Well i whipped up the batter, poured it into the cones (making sure to leave AMPLE space for the cupcakes to rise). I checked on them with about 5 minutes left & they were looking perfect. The buzzer goes off, & well... they had spilled over, some had sunk in, they were a total disaster! I guess I'll have to go back to the drawing board on this one. I guess they can't all be successes.

13 comments:

The Mommy Chef said...

I have had the same thing happen to me! I just crumbled the cones up and scooped on ice cream,sprinkles and chocolate syrup.The kids didn't even know the difference!

I'm Andrea said...

bummer! keep trying because practice makes perfect. that idea is so adorable.

Stie said...

I've had success with those - but you really can't put very much batter in them. Those cones look bigger than they actually are. I only put about a quarter of a cup of batter in the bottom - sometimes a teensy bit more. They are very cute. Try again - you are the baking queen. I think I may make some today myself...thanks for the idea!

LauraB said...

it's the perfect replication of a melting cone at least!

Laurie Turk said...

Yummy! My kids would love that - I'm going to try it. Thanks for the inspiration.

Mom2fur said...

I think your idea is great! Keep at it...you'll get it!

michelle said...

I love that last comment! just pretend they stayed out in the sun too long!

Marty: said...

Are you sure a certain little chef boy didn't open the oven to check them? As long as you have him, I'd blame Gavin.

Summers Camp said...

That is a great idea! I say you keep at it! Oh, and as for a suggestion as to how to make millions (especially in this state): a civil suit. Let me know how it goes. ;)

love.boxes said...

I loved those when I was little. :)

Marie said...

If you served them, I doubt the kids cared. They actually have style to them. Call them, alien cupcakes! Love your blog.

whit said...

The thought is what counts..I'm impressed by your creations everyday..ps who are all your new friends??

Lisa Knight said...

Ditto to the "not much batter" You really have to leave A LOT of room, more than you would think. I made these one year for ds the kids loved them.