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The first true edible conical shaped cone for serving ice cream was created at the St. Louis World's Fair by Ernest Hamwi in 1904.

The History of the Ice Cream Cone | International Dairy Foods ...

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For over a century, Americans have been enjoying ice cream on a cone. Whether it's a waffle cone, a sugar cone or a wafer cone, what better way to enjoy a ...

The Murky History of the Ice Cream Cone | TIME

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Apr 12, 2016 ... The exact origin of the combination of an edible wafer or waffle, the cone shape and the ice cream is unclear. Edible wafers date back centuries ...

Ice Cream Cone History - Invention of the Ice Cream Cone

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In its purest form an ice cream cone should be of conical shape. The first true edible conical shaped cone for serving ice cream was created at the St. Louis ...

The 20 most fascinating accidental inventions - Ice Cream Cones ...

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Oct 5, 2012 ... The invention of the actual ice cream cone, or “cornet,” still remains a controversial mystery. But what is widely accepted is the cone-shaped ...

Who Made That Ice-Cream Cone? - The New York Times

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Jun 2, 2013 ... Have you invented any cones? We're thinking of making cones out of corn tortillas. We make an ice-cream flavor that's jalapeño, honey and ...

The History and Inventors of the Ice Cream Cone - About.com

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Jun 1, 2016 ... Several inventors have been credited as having invented the first ice cream cone.

Who Invented the Ice-Cream Cone? - AramcoWorld

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Indeed, says Ellen Thomasson, curatorial assistant for the Missouri Historical Society, "There were several claims to the invention of the ice-cream cone at the  ...

Saudi Aramco World : Zalabia and the First Ice-Cream Cone

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Because of the high demand, the ice cream booth next to Hamwi's stand ran out of ... "There were several claims to the invention of the ice-cream cone at the fair,  ...

Ice Cream Cone Makes Appearance at World's Fair

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Over time, several inventors around the world developed ideas of filling pastry cones with ice cream, and versions of the ice cream cone were invented.

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The invention of the ice cream cone is often credited to Ernest Hamwi, who sold zalabia (crisp waffle-like pastry) at the Worlds Fair in St. Louis in 1904.
According to the story, Hamwi's booth was next to an ice cream vendor, who ran short of dishes. He rolled a waffle into a cone shape to contain the ice cream. The veracity of this story is unknown, and many others have claimed the invention.
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History of Ice Cream Cone - What's Cooking America

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There is much controversy over who invented the first ice cream cone. From my research, I feel that the first cones were not invented in the United States.

Ice Cream Cones: The True Story - America Comes Alive

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Ice cream cones have been attributed to the wrong inventor. A pushcart vendor, Italo Marchiony, is the true inventor of the ice cream cone and here's why.

History | Doumar's

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On a whim, Abe bought a waffle, rolled it into a cone and topped it with ice cream. The result: the delicious and unforgettable combination of the warm sweetness ...