Party Time: Faux-Cones

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Sno-Cone Cupcakes

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Photo by: Kang Kim ©Copyright Kang Kim 2012

Kang Kim, Copyright Kang Kim 2012

Here are some sno-cones you can prepare long before your party starts — that won't melt before your guests arrive: They're cupcakes! To make one, just sprinkle red, yellow and blue sanding sugar on a frosted cupcake. For added effect, take the cupcake out of its paper, drop it into a 4-ounce Styrofoam cup and add a wooden spoon.

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