Flower Cupcake Cones

Flower Cupcake Cones
Forget the traditional cupcake, these stunning Spring Floral Cones are one bouquet that will certainly impress. Whether you make these treats for Mother’s Day, a wedding shower or just an elegant spring brunch, these lovely cupcake cones certainly deserve a spot in the center of your table. Made using icing and Candy Melts candy, these sweet flower treats are an amazing way to show someone how much you care! Pile your flowers high on top a bed of cake and rice cereal treats to help give your cupcake cones height and dimension.
Makes: 12
Skill: Intermediate

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Step 1

Bake your cones

  • Prepare your favourite cake batter following recipe instructions
  • Place cone rack on biscuit sheet. Fill rack with sugar cones
  • Add 2 tablespoons batter to each sugar cone.
  • Bake according to package instructions and then let cool

Step 2

Prepare Rice Crispy Cakes

  • Prepare Rice Crispy Cakes following recipe instructions and create an 8cm mound.
  • Using icing or melted candy, attach mounds to top of cones. and then set aside

Step 3

Melt Your Candy Melts

  • Melt Bright White candy according to package instructions. Divide equally into three portions
  • Colour Combinations for candy:
    • Combine Pink and touch of Violet candy colours to get pink candy colour shown
    • Combine Green and Black candy colours to get light green candy colour shown
  • Using candy colour combinations provided, tint one potion pink and one portion light green
  • Using Green candy colour, tint remaining portion dark green
  • Prepare decorating bags separately with melted pink, light green and dark green candy
  • Cut small hole in each tip and on wax paper-covered board, pipe various petals, leaves and fern branches
  • Chill until set, about 5 to 10 minutes

Step 4

Icing Combinations:

  • Combine Rose and Violet icing colors to get pink color shown.
  • Combine Violet and Royal Blue icing colors to get purple color shown.
  • Combine Royal Blue and Violet icing colors to get blue color shown.
  • Combine Orange, Lemon Yellow and Ivory icing colors to get light orange color shown.
  • Combine Orange, Rose and Ivory icing colors to get dark orange color shown.
  • Combine Juniper Green and Royal Blue icing colors to get light green color shown.
  • Combine Kelly Green, Juniper Green and Black icing colors to get dark green color shown.

Tinting

  • Using icing colour combinations provided, tint ½ cup icing each pink, purple, blue, light orange and dark orange.
  • Additionally tint 1 cup icing each light green and dark green.
  • Using ivory icing colour, tint ½ cup icing ivory.

Step 5

Decorate your Cones

  • Prepare two decorating bags with couplers and fill separately with light and dark green icing.
  • Alternating between tips 352, 103 and 104, pipe light and dark green leaves on each cone, varying sizes.
  • Prepare decorating bag with tip 104; fill with pink and purple icing, allowing colors to mix in bag. Pipe rows of sweet peas on each cone.
  • Prepare decorating bag with tip 14; fill with blue icing. Pipe pull-out stars, varying in size and length, around top of each cone.
  • Prepare decorating bag with tip 103; fill with light orange icing. Pipe small ruffles on each cone.
  • Switch to tip 2D; pipe 2 to 3 swirl drop flowers in small group.
  • Prepare decorating bag with tip 104; fill with dark orange icing.
  • Using dot technique, pipe groupings of 2 to 3 flowers on each cone.
  • Insert candy petals, leaves and ferns.
  • Prepare decorating bag with coupler and ivory icing. Alternating between tips 2 and 4, pipe dots in center of flowers and around flowers to fill in spaces.
  • Switch to tip 14. Pipe stars and pull-out stars to fill in extra spaces.

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