Rebecca turned 13 this year! She is officially a teenager! So this called for a fun birthday party which included Pizza, “Big, Better, Best Scavenger Hunt,” Purple Cows, and Cupcake Cones. We are always looking for new ways to serve birthday cake!
We decided not to bake the cupcake batter in the small cones (as many have done) but to use the larger waffle cones and stuff them with layers of cupcakes and frosting.
We made 1 box each of butter and milk chocolate cake mixes.
We did 2 sizes of cupcakes, miniature and regular. We needed the smaller ones to stuff in the cones first and then top off with the large cupcake, filling with buttercream icing in between. The icing acts as glue to hold it all together! Here is a step by step look at the process (in the pictures!)
Tip: Piping the icing in was the best method, we used disposable bags with the tip cut off.
Tip: We used a box with a lid and made holes for the cones to stand up in while the icing dries. A shoe box worked great also.
The winners returned with a Hello Kitty waffle iron, toaster and a Harley Davidson mini collectors grill!
Big Better Best Scavenger Hunt
We decided our drinks would be the Purple Cows (like we enjoyed from the Shake Shack on our New York trip!) to go with our fun food, vanilla ice cream and grape soda!
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