Old Fashioned Waffle Cones

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5 Local Chefs Present Their Best Batters

Photography by Sarah Unger

Great for more than just breakfast, batters are also used in many of your favorite pub fare, appetizers, and even sweet treats! They’re versatile, delicious, and easy to make in big batches. Here, we asked local chefs to demonstrate their best batters – whether you’re looking for something new to make for weekend brunches or backyard dinner parties, these recipes are sure to be home runs.


Waffle cones with ice cream

Old Fashioned Waffle Cones

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cones


  • whisk


  • 1 lb. The Ice Cream Show's Special Waffle Mix
  • 1 1/8 cups cold water


  • Add half of the water to the dry mix in a bowl.
  • Mix using a whisk until smooth, or use an electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute.
  • Add the remaining water and whisk until smooth. Let batter stand for 10 minutes, then stir.
  • Pour ⅛ cup of batter on a seasoned waffle cone iron, and bake at 400° for about 90 seconds.
  • Remove waffle from iron and form cone immediately, making sure to pinch the tip closed.
  • Rest cone on its side in a dish or standing up in a cup and let cool.
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Larry Brodeur chef at The Ice Cream Show

The Ice Cream Show
By Larry Brodeur, Chef

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