Yummy Ice Cream Sugar Cones

What a delicious way to enjoy your favorite ice cream as a treat. These cones are Paleo friendly, grain free and a fun way to eat ice cream. This recipe is not exactly easy to make and so perhaps in this case it is a good thing, as you won’t indulge in these homemade sugar cones too often. The recipe is simple enough; it is the molding that takes a little practice to make without them cracking. With this recipe from Primal Palate, all you really need is a little patience and time and you can successfully make these tasty sugar cones! Serves 6.

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  • 2 /3 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot flour
  • 1 /4 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 /2 cup maple sugar or coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 /4 cup organic heavy whipping cream or coconut milk
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter (alternatives: palm shortening or ghee)


Step 1: preheat the oven

Turn oven on to 325 F

Step 2: combine the dry ingredients

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In a large mixing bowl, combine the almond flour, arrowroot flour and salt. Stir to combine.

Step 3: melt butter

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In either a sauce pan or microwave melt butter.

Step 4: combine the wet ingredients

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In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, vanilla and cream. Once the butter has cooled enough so it won’t cook the eggs, add it to the wet mixture and whisk it to combine.

Step 5: mix all ingredients together

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Using either a whisk or a hand mixer; add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and whisk together until the batter is smooth and there are no lumps at all.

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Step 6: baking the cones

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Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat and using a cookie scoop, drop batter onto the cookie sheet. Smooth batter into think 5 inch diameter circles. Bake for 15 minutes on the middle rack in the oven until golden.

Step 7: shaping the cones

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Remove from oven and immediately start to roll around an ice cream cone mold, pressing the outer edge down carefully so that it sticks but does not crack. You will need to work quickly, as once the cone starts to cool it is very hard to mold without cracking.

Step 8: enjoying the sugar cones

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Allow the cones to cool while you repeat the process for each. Scoop ice cream directly into cones and enjoy or feel free to scoop ice cream into bowls and place the cone upside down on top of it to serve.


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