The Inspiration Behind the NEW Cone Cakes Cupcake Baking Rack

May 8th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

Some of my favorite memories growing up were going to ice cream shops and getting GIANT ice cream cones. My favorite indulgence was the waffle cone, filled with a scoop or two of the chocolate peanut butter ice cream. I made sure it was so full that I had to eat it with one of the long sundae spoons. I was a kid. Giant ice cream cones made me smile. Heck, they still do! All of the different flavors, the funny upside-down cones decorated like clowns, all the toppings… Mmm… I’m salivating just thinking about it.

Cone Cakes Cupcake Baking RackIt was because of this memory, jogged by the overuse of Pinterest, and combined with my love of everything cupcake, that the Wilton Cone Cakes™ Cupcake Baking Rack was born. This unique racking system allows you to be able to turn your ice cream cones into cupcakes. Mock-ice Cream! YES! So many options, so little time!

The Cone Cakes Cupcake Baking Rack is a fun way to bake and serve treats at your next party. We’ve also made it really easy for you to create these fun desserts! Simply place your cones in the rack (designed for both sugar and wafer cones), fill with cake batter, and bake. The rack also is perfect for cooling, decorating, and makes a cute serving station.This piece is a one-stop-shop! When you are done, just fold the legs down for easy storage.

I can’t wait to try this with my three-year-old daughter. I can only imagine what flavors she will think up! I’m thinking a nice rocky-road inspired cone cupcake for me. She’ll probably want something pink and purple; Bubble gum flavor, perhaps? What flavor will you create? The possibilities are limitless.

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

6 Replies

  1. Allyson Leone says:

    A recipe for ice cream cone cupcakes is in a Betty Crocker children’s cookbook I received as a child. They were so much fun to make but not easy to bake. So glad you designed this rack so waffle and sugar cones can be used. I can’t wait to buy a rack and make cupcakes for my grandkids. I know they will love them!

  2. Debbie says:

    so disappointed that this is not available. It’s August 1 and I’m about to have a few outdoor parties. This would be perfect. July 31 is not the end of summer or the “season” Can’t even find them in stores! Many people still eat ice cream cones in August and don’t forget Labor Day BBQ’s

  3. Barbara Greenwell says:

    I found mine about a month ago at Kroger grocery store. Anyone know how long to bake these?

  4. Evelyn Chandler says:

    Where can I find a cupcake baking rack for cones? Any ideas?

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