Wednesday, September 22

{mini desserts} ice cream cone cupcake skewers

today is THE day.

the final day to submit your creative cupcake skewers to Courtney over at Pizzazzerie!

because i'm just DYIN' to share with you my submissions...
i'm keeping them a secret for now...
here's one that i created but did not submit for the contest but is still completely adorable!! (and super easy)

mini ice cream cone cupcake skewer

what you'll need:
mini ice cream cones
cake recipe (a boxed version works too)
cream cheese frosting
red gumball
assorted sprinkles
"spice drop"

place mini cones upright in mini muffin baking pan.
fill mini cones barely 1/2 way with cake batter.
bake your cupcakes right in your ice cream cones for approx. 12 minutes.
remove from pan & let cool completely.
pipe on cream cheese frosting.
add assorted sprinkles & one red gum ball.
cut a sliver from the end of a "spice drop".
slide it onto your skewer as a base to keep the cone in place.
puncture a small hole into bottom of ice cream cone cupcake and rest on spice drop.
ta dah!!!

i hope this mini treat put a smile on your face!
i know i'll have a HUGE smile on mine if i happen to win this contest.
the prizes are FABULOUS!
my most treasured prize?

NEW book

SIGNED by my favorite creative cake-pop queen herself...Bakerella!
(did i mention she is also a JUDGE for the contest?...oh. my. goodness!)

and there are SOOOO many other wonderful prizes too!
keeping my fingers crossed.

i may have to squeeze in a few more entries before the 5p.m. deadline tonight -
that would be in between a hair appointment, school project for clara this afternoon, doctor appointment & real life. uh....yeah.
wish me luck!


JC's Loft September 22, 2010 at 9:50 AM  

I entered her contest to! That skewer is super cute! Courtney is going to have a tough time picking a winner isn't she...good luck : )

Lindsay September 22, 2010 at 12:23 PM  

Oh my stars! These are SO cute!

Renee September 22, 2010 at 1:05 PM  

Yes, it sure is adorable, Jess! It sure looks yummy, too!!

Michelle September 22, 2010 at 5:43 PM  

Awhhhh!!!!! So adorable!!! you did such a great job, good luck with the contest!

Michelle Torres

I run for cake! September 24, 2010 at 8:55 PM  

Oh my gosh, this is absolutely adorable! Good luck in the contest! I submitted two ideas as well. I think the contest was a great idea, and you're right the prizes are fabulous! Can't wait to see your other submissions!

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