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Nothing says summer like a snow-cone, but they can be messy and melt quickly. Food Network Magazine has baked up a great idea that gives you snow-cones without the stickiness — snow-cone cupcakes. Faux-cones.

 Snow-Cone Cupcakes

To make them, sprinkle red, yellow and blue sanding sugar on frosted cupcakes. For the full snow-cone effect, place the cupcakes in Styrofoam cups, and top with wooden spoons or straws. Check out more great ideas from Food Network Magazine to help host your next summer party.

13 Responses

  1. sar says:

    These cupcakes are so cute. Look just like snow-cones. Great summery idea.

  2. sar says:

    Forgot to say the little wooden spoons make them perfect. These are different and I like them.

  3. Bea Suttles says:

    Good blog and great idea.

  4. brenda says:

    I'm going to make these! Cute idea.

  5. Yvonne says:

    Where do people come up with these ideas? I don't know but I'm glad they do. These cupcakes that look like snow-cones are the cutest things.

  6. Danette visockis says:

    Please! You need more of a variety on Sunday nights ,other than Holmes you are killing me. I. Watch hgtv every night at 10:00 because I have difficulty sleeping . Anything would be better, house hunters, or house hunters international I don't even care if their reruns please HELP ME! PLEASE I beg of you. Thank you very much

  7. kitty says:

    That much sugar would be so gritty!

  8. deb says:

    styrofoam cups are such environmental disasters waiting to happen that they are (thankfully) outlawed in many areas.

  9. Samy says:

    Could you bake them in a flat bottomed cone?

Farima AlaviFarima is the entertaining editor for HGTV.com. Aside from her job, she loves fashion, playing with her rambunctious Yorkie, Rosie, and is a self-proclaimed foodie. She lives in a house...


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