Candy Cone Cake

Candy Cone Cake

We've raided the candy store for our favorite treats and are showcasing them in one delicious cake design, with a few ice cream cones thrown in for good measure. Watch everyone's eyes light up when they see the surprise inside the cones!

Serves 28.

Step 1

Step 1: Bake and Fill Cake

Bake and cool a 2-layer 10 in. round cake. Stack cooled cake layers using buttercream icing or another favorite filling between layers. Place on a foil-wrapped cake circle.

Step 2

Step 2: Ice The Cake

Spatula ice cake smooth with white buttercream icing.

Step 3

Step 3: Decorate Cones

Fill cones with candy-coated chocolates. Tint buttercream icing rose, green, orange, yellow and violet. Pipe tip #9 colored icing "ice cream scoops" over top of cone; smooth with spatula. Sprinkle with jimmies. Insert into cake top; add candles.

Step 4

Step 4: Decorate Cake

Trace scallops onto sides of cake; zigzag tip #2 garland at markings. Attach candy-coated chocolate candies to icing. Attach gum drop top border. Zigzag tip #4 bottom border; attach large spice drops to icing.

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