Just in time for summer, an easy recipe for making your very own Drumsticks style ice cream cones – also known in some parts as Cornettos!
You can customize these special treats to suit anyone’s tastes. My favorite is half mint chip / half cookies + cream, topped with chocolate and chopped nuts! What will yours be?
Step 1: Ready to Make a Drumsticks
To make these tasty treats, round up the following:
Ice cream cones
Ice cream in your favorite flavors
2 bottles magic shell or make your own! – covers 6-9 cones
Step 2: READ THE BOTTLE
Clicquot sez “Very important to read bottle.”
Bottle sez “Shake me up good!”
Yes, this warrants its own step.
Mostly so I could use kitten pictures. She iz good halper.
Step 3: Prepare your cones
Nestle’s Drumsticks have a delicious chocolate-coated sugar cone.
Drizzle Magic Shell into the cones and swirling to coat.
For an extra treat, add a maraschino cherry or frozen berry to the bottom of the cone
Pop ’em in the freezer for a good 10 minutes.
While you’re waiting, take the ice cream out of the freezer to let it soften up.
Step 4: Make the Magical Innards
Drumsticks sometimes have a mysterious, magical chocolate center! They didn’t when I was a kid, but I fully support this new addition.
To make our chocolatey guts, we’ll need:
Wax or parchment paper
Pencil, pen, chopstick or something similar in shape.
Make small cones with the wax paper around your pencil and tape.
Fill the paper cones with Magic Shell and freeze!
Step 5: Fill with Ice Cream
By the time your ice cream is nice and melty, all of the stuff in the freezer should be ready!
I recommend doing this in a different order than is illustrated, so try to keep up here. Do as I say, not as I did.
Wrap your cones in wax paper, and cut tops to about 2″ above the edge of the cone. (I made a template so I could cut 6 at a time.)
Fill cones with melty ice cream up to the top of the cone.
Unwrap the chocolate spears you made and place them in the cones
Top off the cones with remaining ice cream to within 1/2″ of the wax paper
Return to freezer for a few minutes
Step 6: Top Off The Drumsticks
If you’re topping with nuts, make sure they’re finely crushed.
Place nuts in a plastic bag
Smash with a hammer
Remove cones from freezer.
Pour a small amount of Magic Shell on top of the cones. Quickly add chopped nuts (now that the ice cream’s refrozen, the magic shell will set up quickly!)
Alternatively, leave the cones in the freezer until very firm, remove wax paper and dip the entire top of the cone into a bowl of magic shell and sprinkle with chopped nuts.
Wrap in decorative paper for extra wow! These make awesome party treats.