Lady Behind The Curtain - Almond Cherry Mini Cone Cupcakes

Lady Behind The Curtain - Almond Cherry Mini Cone Cupcakes


Bring tons of fun to the party with these cute almond cherry mini cone cupcakes!  The perfect size for little ones and bite size for us bigger kids.  🙂

Simple to make and fun to eat.  Make sure you add these fun cupcakes to your next party.

Almond Cherry Mini Cone Cupcakes

Preparation 40 minutes 2017-10-18T00:40:00+00:00 Cook Time 15 minutes 2017-10-18T00:15:00+00:00 Serves Makes 36 Mini Cupcake Cones     adjust servings


For the Cupcakes

  • 1 boxed cake mix-plus ingredients to make cake
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup cherry flavored chips, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons blue sprinkles
  • 36 mini cones

For the Almond Frosting

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 pounds confectioners' sugar
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • red gel food coloring
  • blue gel food coloring
  • 3 disposable piping bags
  • 3 #12 piping tips


    For the Cupcakes:

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Place the mini cones in the cups of a mini muffin pan.
    3. Follow the directions on the cake mix box.
    4. Add the almond extract, cherry chips and sprinkles.
    5. Fill a zip top bag with the batter.
    6. Cut the tip large enough for the chopped cherry chips and sprinkles to pass through.
    7. Pipe batter into the cones.
    8. Fill 3/4 full.
    9. Bake 15 minutes.
    10. Let cool completely in the mini muffin pan.

    For Almond Frosting:

    1. In a large mixing bowl beat butter until fluffy.
    2. Add the almond extract and beat until combined.
    3. Add 1 cup of confectioners' sugar and beat until well combined.
    4. Add the remaining sugar and water.
    5. Alternate with the sugar and water.
    6. Separate frosting into 3 bowls.
    7. Add the red food coloring to one bowl. (enough to get the color you want)
    8. Add the blue food coloring to another bowl. (enough to get the color you want)
    9. Fill each piping bag fitted with the #12 tip with the three different colors of frosting.
    10. Pipe a circle around the outer edge with either red or blue.
    11. Add another circle with white.
    12. Top the cupcake with either red or blue.

    Recipe Notes

    This is a LBC original!

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      • I will be sharing this on FB tomorrow! Thanks so much for partying with us this week 🙂

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