Frosted berry muffin cones

By Hope Malau
22 December 2015

Is it a muffin? Ice cream? The deliciously different dessert is sure to be a hit at family gatherings.

Is it a muffin? Ice cream? It's both! This deliciously different dessert is sure to be a hit at family gatherings. Is it a muffin? Ice cream? It's both! This deliciously different dessert is sure to be a hit at family gatherings.

Preparation time: 10 min Cooking time: 20 min Serves: 12

Muffins

  • 750 ml (3 c) flour
  • 15 ml (1 T) baking powder
  • 2,5 ml (½ t) baking soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • 125 ml (½ c) butter, softened
  • 250 ml (1 c) sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 375 ml (1½ c) plain yoghurt
  • 15 ml (1 T) flour
  • 375 ml (1½ c) frozen berries, defrosted
  • 12 ice-cream cones

Frosting

  • 2 egg whites
  • 15 ml (1 T) lemon juice
  • 500 ml (2 c) icing sugar
  • pink food colouring

Muffins:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Mix together all the dry ingredients.
  2. In a bowl mix together the butter and sugar until pale and smooth. Add eggs to the mixture, then the lemon zest.
  3. Mix together the dry ingredients and butter mixture. Mix in the yoghurt until smooth, but be careful not to overmix. Sprinkle flour over the drained berries and fold into the mixture.
  4. Place 12 ice-cream cones in a muffin pan. Distribute the dough equally among the cones.
  5. Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes, then carefully remove from the pan.

Frosting:

  1. Whisk the egg whites and lemon juice together until stiff peaks form. Sift the icing sugar over and beat until stiff. Halve the mixture into two bowls and colour one with pink food colouring.
  2. Spoon into a piping bag and pipe onto the cooled muffins

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