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Magical Wizard Hats

Magical Wizard Hats

Homemade buttercream frosting and a little imagination will transform ordinary ice cream cones into a magical treat!

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30 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time



6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

3 cups powdered sugar

1/8 teaspoon salt

2 to 3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 tablespoon light corn syrup

Blue food color


12 ice cream sugar cones


Decorator sanding or sparkling sugar

Assorted star candies

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all frosting ingredients except food color in large bowl; beat at low speed until mixed. Increase speed to high; beat until creamy and smooth. Add food color, 1 drop at a time, until desired tint.

  2. STEP 2

    Hold 2 fingers inside cone; frost cones with generous amount of frosting. Decorate as desired.

  3. STEP 3

    Store loosely covered up to 1 day.

  4. STEP 4

    Serving suggestion: Place cones over scoop of orange sherbet or pumpkin ice cream. Add chocolate chips for eyes and a red cinnamon candy for nose. Pipe whipped cream topping around ice cream; sprinkle with sanding or sparkling sugar. Serve immediately.

Tip #1

- Store remaining frosting in container with tight-fitting lid up to 5 days in refrigerator.

Tip #2

- Use a bent or inverted metal spatula to spread frosting.

Nutrition (1 serving)

220 Calories
6 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
105 Sodium (mg)
40 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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