Basketball Cupcakes. Ice cream cone "nets", with royal icing to pipe the net strings, melted red chocolate painted for the "rim". Cupcakes frosted with orange buttercream, then piped with melted mikl chocolate for the ball stripes.
In the modern age and even due to limited supply of Indian Traditional Mehndi artists, usually people buy ready-made Henna cones, which are ready to use and make painting easy. However, in rural areas in India, women grind fresh henna leaves on grinding stones with added oil, which though not as refined as professionally prepared henna cones, achieves much darker colors.