head on shot of unicorn cupcakes made in ice cream cone

Unicorn Cupcakes in a Cone

Anything unicorn is all the rage right now! Whether you are looking to brighten someone's day, celebrating a special person in your life or just want to have some fun in the kitchen, these Unicorn Cupcakes are sure to be the highlight of your day!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword unicorn, cupcake, ice cream cone, dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 177kcal
Author Michelle


  • 1 Funfetti Cake Mix made according to box
  • black icing for eyes
  • Whipped Buttercream Icing
  • 24 Ice Cream Cones
  • Pink, Blue and Purple Food Coloring


  • In a large bowl, mix together the funfetti cake mix, according to recipe on box.
  • Place Ice Cream Cone into muffin tin.
  • Using a cookie scoop, very carefully fill the ice cream cone with cake mix until about 3/4 the way full. Repeat until cake mix is used.
  • Bake a 325° for 13-15 minutes. The cake should be cooked through. Check with a cake releaser or toothpick, should come out clean.
  • While unicorn cupcakes are cooling, make the Whipped Buttercream Icing.
  • Separate icing equally into three bowl: blue, pink, purple, mix.
  • Place each color in a single row into the end of your decorating bag that’s set with a large tip. If you need a visual check out this video.
  • Using a large piping tip, swirl icing onto top of each cupcake.
  • Top cupcake with Unicorn Horn.
  • Draw on eyelashes with black icing.



Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.9mg