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Quick Cupcakes in Ice Cream Cones From Scratch

For those kids parties you cant miss this treat. I always wondered how to bake those cupcakes inside of ice cream cones – now i know. This is a great and simple recipe that i personally like. These cupcakes in ice cream cones from scratch can also be found on blogher

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cupcakes in ice cream cones from scratchCupcakes in Ice Cream Cones From Scratch

This is a real easy treat for the kids and they even like helping to make them. If you have ever wondered how to make those cupcakes in ice cream cones for your kids parties then here is the simple recipe and method all from scratch. Alot of the basic ingredients such as cake mix and frosting can actually be store-bought or you can make your own if you prefer.

For Cupcakes in Ice Cream Cones From Scratch you will need:

  • Store-bought or some home-made cake batter of your choice
  • Fresh Ice cream cones
  • Fresh Frosting of choice
  • Cup of Sprinkles (Optional)

The preparation time is under 15 minutes and the cooking time is around 15 minutes so total time is under 30 minutes.

The method can be found here at cupcakes in ice cream cones on Julies Blog

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Easy Red Currant Cupcakes with Redcurrant Frosting

I love redcurrants and have found that this recipe here at RedCurrant Cupcakes so simple and easy to make. The full recipe can be found here at Julies Red Currant Cupcakes

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These are easy to make and so simple that your children could make them in about 30 mins from start to finish. Better still get your children to make them. The preparation is only 15 minutes and baking time is around 15 minutes. Give this a try and let me know how you get on.


  • 125g Whole Butter that has been  at room temperature
  • 125g of Unrefined muscovado sugar
  • 2 Egg  (organic and free range is always  best)
  • 125g  of Self raising white flour (for extra nutrition try a wholemeal flour)
  • 2tbsp Milk (pasturized or raw)

Cupcake Icing

  • 100g Redcurrants and also a few extra for decorating the cupcakes
  • 300g Unrefined golden icing sugar


You can find the full method and recipe here at Redcurrant Cupcakes By Julie. Please check it out and leave a comment below.

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Easy Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp
Apple Crisp –

Easy Apple Crisp

I just love apple crumble and this has to be one of my favorites. Its really easy and worth the effort. Give it a go and let me know what you think.
For the crumb topping
  1. 1/2 cup flour
  2. 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  3. 1/2 cup brown sugar
  4. 1/2 tsp baking powder
  5. 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  6. dash of salt
  7. 1/3 cup unsalted butter, diced into small chunks
For the Apple filling
  1. 3-4 large Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced thin
  2. 3 Tbsp butter, melted
  3. 2 Tbsp flour
  4. 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  5. 3 Tbsp milk
  6. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  7. 1/4 cup brown sugar
  8. 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  9. dash of salt
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a medium size bowl combine the crumb topping ingredients with a fork or pastry blender until it resembles small crumbs. Refrigerate while you prepare the apple filling.
For the Apple Filling
Apple Crisp
Apple Crisp –
  1. In a small bowl, combine melted butter and flour until well blended. Add lemon juice, milk and vanilla and stir well. Stir in brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Pour butter mixture over apples and toss to coat. Pour apple mixture into an 8×8-inch baking dish and spread into an even layer. Sprinkle crumb topping evenly over the apples. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and top is set. Remove from oven and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before serving.