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A cupcake in an ice cream cone topped with frosting, sprinkles, and a maraschino cherry.
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Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

These ice cream cone cupcakes are such a fun way to have a cupcake, especially for a birthday party. They're easy to make starting with a cake mix, and are such a delicious treat!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 184kcal


  • Large Mixing Bowl


  • 1 box cake mix (plus eggs, oil, and water as called for on the box)
  • 24 flat bottomed ice cream cones
  • 2 cups vanilla frosting
  • 24 marashino cherries (optional)
  • rainbow sprinkles (optional)


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Prepare the cake batter according to package directions in a large bowl.
  • Place the ice cream cones in a muffin tin or two to keep them upright while baking.
  • Fill the cones about 2/3 full of the prepared batter.
  • Carefully transfer the prepared muffin pan to the preheated oven.
  • Bake the cupcakes for 18-22 minutes until the cake is set on top and a toothpick is inserted in the middle and comes out clean.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and allow the cones to cool completely.
  • Add the frosting to a piping bag with a star tip.
  • Pipe the frosting onto each cupcake to look like an ice cream cone.
  • Top with sprinkles and cherries and enjoy.


Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg