How to Ice Cream Cone Brownies (Baking Optional)

A quick and none traditional birthday cake solution.

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How to Ice Cream Cone Brownies (Baking Optional) Recipe
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The mission:  I promised my daughter ice cream cones cupcakes for her 5th birthday.

The mission: I promised my daughter ice cream cones cupcakes for her 5th birthday.

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I tried baking the cupcakes in the cones but was disappointed with the outcome.  The cones lost their bright color and crunchiness.  It was time for plan B.

I tried baking the cupcakes in the cones but was disappointed with the outcome. The cones lost their bright color and crunchiness. It was time for plan B.

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I was going to bake the mini cupcakes separately but I've ran out of flour.  A quick look in the unhealthy snacks closet and I discovered my older son's stash of brownies.

I was going to bake the mini cupcakes separately but I've ran out of flour. A quick look in the unhealthy snacks closet and I discovered my older son's stash of brownies.

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I started by dunking a brownie inside melted chocolate and placed it inside the ice cream cone.  When the chocolate hardened it acted as the 'glue', keeping the cone and brownie together.

I started by dunking a brownie inside melted chocolate and placed it inside the ice cream cone. When the chocolate hardened it acted as the 'glue', keeping the cone and brownie together.

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I placed a second piece of brownie, in an upside down position, above the first brownie.

I placed a second piece of brownie, in an upside down position, above the first brownie.

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Next I prepared the icing.

Next I prepared the icing.

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For the ice cream scoope effect I used cream cheeses based icing.  But feel free to substitute with icing of your choice.  Adding food color is optional.

For the ice cream scoope effect I used cream cheeses based icing. But feel free to substitute with icing of your choice. Adding food color is optional.

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I've stabilized the cones in plastic shooter glasses arranged on a plate.  I then topped each cone with the icing, colorful candy sprinkles and a few Happy birthday signs. Mission accomplished.

I've stabilized the cones in plastic shooter glasses arranged on a plate. I then topped each cone with the icing, colorful candy sprinkles and a few Happy birthday signs. Mission accomplished.

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