Ice Cream Cone Cakes

April 23, 2015Sew White

I love making these Ice Cream Cone Cakes for events and parties. They are always loved and eyes are always drawn to them. Find my recipe to make them.

ice cream cone cakes with sprinkles

Ice Cream Cone Cakes with the Nordic Ware tin

There is a fabulous bakeware website called CakeMart which has an enormous amount of goodies you will want (be warned). The prices are very good and their brand selection is huge including one of my favourites, Nordic Ware. I was very lucky and given the opportunity to try anything on the website and I fell in love with this ice cream cone cake tin.

nordic ware cake ice cream tin

I decided to use a bundt cake recipe for the cone cakes as bundts have such a nice crush which holds shapes so well.

The cones are a good hand size each and is easily a large slice of cake in comparison. For little hands it would take 2 hands to hold.

Baking the cakes

nordic ware cake tin

The little ice cream cones before decorating are still beautiful. They are lovely on their own but of course if you’ve got to this point you will want to decorate it to look like an ice cream cone.

golden brown cake freshly out of the nordic ware cake tin

I love that these cakes look so cute without icing. Once cooked, I wrapped them in homemade greaseproof paper wrappers (squares of paper folded) and tied them with twine and they looked so cute. I can’t wait to make these for picnics. It made them easy to hold when it came to eating them later while enjoying the sunshine.

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How cute!

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When it came to decorating I tried two different ways – butter cream to look like ice cream and then ice cream it’s self. I think they looked fabulous both ways. The butter cream would be brilliant for picnics and parties.

A golden brown ice cream cone cake decorated with buttercream and sprinkles

Having ice cream on the cakes was delicious. It was a real treat and I’d never had cake and ice cream before. The secret has been kept very well. Lots of ice cream and cake for me in the future. This ice cream was Kelly’s honey comb flavour – amazing ice cream which worked so well with the vanilla cake.

ice cream cakes tied with paper and string

I have loved making these so much. They were so easy and so tasty – my favourite type of baking.

ice cream cone cakes decorated with swirl buttercream and sprinkles

I was send the Nordic Ware pan to review. All opinions and the recipe is my own.

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5 from 13 votes

Ice Cream Cone Cakes

I love making these Ice Cream Cone Cakes for events and parties. They are always loved and eyes are always drawn to them. Find my recipe to make them.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Bakes, Cakes, Party Food
Cuisine: American, English, International
Keyword: fun party food, Ice Cream Cone Cakes, Nordic ware
Servings: 8 cakes
Calories: 330kcal
Author: Sisley White

Ingredients

  • 100 g unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 220 g caster sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 200 g plain flour
  • half a teaspoon of bicarb
  • small pinch of salt
  • 180 g vanilla yoghurt
  • half a teaspoon of vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 170°C/ 160c fan.
  • Grease the cake tin with melted butter and dust with flour – this will help you see if you haven’t greased any spots.
  • Cream the butter with the sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time.
  • Add the yogurt and mix well.
  • Sieve out the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt and add gradually the mixture.
  • Spoon the mix into the greased and floured tin.
  • Bake in the oven for about 35-45 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. The cake will pull away from the edge of the tin when it is ready.
  • Leave the cake to cool before removing from the tin.
  • Allow to cool completely before icing.

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14 Comments

  • Micaela Levachyov

    April 24, 2015 at 9:06 am

    I love this idea, they look so cute! Perfect for a treat out in the garden in the sun 🙂5 stars

    1. Sew White

      April 24, 2015 at 10:38 am

      Thank you! I am so happy with them. I want to make more 🙂

  • mycupofbeauty

    April 24, 2015 at 9:12 am

    That looks so delicious! I need to pin this to my Pinterest board to make sure I give it a go!

    Thanks for sharing

    xx

    5 stars

    1. Sew White

      April 24, 2015 at 10:38 am

      Thank you 🙂 I hope you enjoy them x

  • Amy

    April 24, 2015 at 9:13 am

    Oh my goodness these look AMAZING! Wow! I will definitely be bookmarking this recipe and trying it out. Thanks for sharing x5 stars

    1. Sew White

      April 24, 2015 at 10:39 am

      Thank you so much! You’ve made my day x

  • Tracey

    April 24, 2015 at 11:18 am

    Goodness me, aren’t you talented at baking?! I love this! Such a creative idea. My daughter especially would love to eat those cakes and the recipe looks fairly simple to follow so I think perhaps even I could make them, lol! Tx5 stars

    1. Sew White

      April 24, 2015 at 4:53 pm

      Thank you Tracey. You’ve made my day x

  • Rhian Westbury

    April 24, 2015 at 12:26 pm

    These look amazing. I’ve been meaning to do some baking for ages and I think I might have to make a purchase and get some of these!5 stars

    1. Sew White

      April 24, 2015 at 4:54 pm

      It’s a brilliant tin and I’m sure will be used a lot – it certainly will in this house x

  • Bintu @ Recipes From A Pantry

    April 24, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    I understand your excitement at baking with this fab tin. I just got a donut tin and I have been baking every with it.5 stars

    1. Sew White

      April 27, 2015 at 1:04 pm

      New tins are so exciting. I want to use this much much more 🙂

  • Caz

    April 26, 2015 at 11:08 am

    How cute are these baking forms? And what a brilliant idea to combine cake and ice cream! All your baking looks wonderful Sisley, I hope you’ll invite me over one day for some afternoon tea so I can indulge into your baking. Hope to see you on this year’s GBBO 😀

    5 stars

    1. Sew White

      April 27, 2015 at 12:42 pm

      I wish I brave enough for the bake off! You are so sweet. Of course you are always welcome to cover round for tea and cake x

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