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Prince and Princess Ice Cream Cones

 Prince and Princess Ice Cream Cones
Here's a treat befitting a sweet princess! Especially for her daughter's birthday party, Patricia Hill came up with the royal ice cream concoction. "Allison doesn't particularly like cake—but she's a big fan of ice cream," Patricia relates. "So these cone characters were a natural. "Of course, the day of her party last summer was one of the hottest on record. I was sure the ice cream would
2 ServingsPrep: 30 m in. + freezing


  • 2 medium scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 4 blue M&M's miniature baking bits
  • 1/4 cup vanilla frosting
  • Blue, pink and green food coloring
  • 1 ice cream cake cone
  • 1 ice cream sugar cone
  • Silver sugar pearls
  • Air Head candies, cut into thin strips
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut
  • Yellow and green shoestring licorice
  • 2 miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 heart shaped sprinkles


  • Place ice cream scoops and M&M's on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet
  • and freeze until ready to use.
  • Combine frosting and food coloring(s) of your choice. To form the
  • price's crown, cut off the top ring of the cake cone, discard the
  • bottom of the cone; set aside. Decorate both cones with icing and
  • silver sugar pearls. Wraps strips of air head candies around a
  • skewer to form ribbons on the princess' sugar cone. Secure with
  • frosting.

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Prince and Princess Ice Cream Cones (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • For hair, combine yellow food coloring and coconut. For princess'
  • hair, braid yellow licorice strips into a single long braid. Tie off
  • both ends with green licorice.
  • Remove ice cream from freezer and place each scoop on a serving dish.
  • On one scoop, add coconut hair and place prince's crown on top. On
  • the other scoop, add coconut hair and princess' crown. Lay yellow
  • braid just in front of the crown to form braids.
  • Gently press frozen M&M's on for eyes. Add a chocolate chip nose and
  • heart shape sprinkle for mouth. Serve immediately. Yield: 2
  • servings.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.