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.
History. In its purest form an ice cream cone should be of conical shape. The
first true edible conical shaped cone for serving ice ...
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 ...
Travelers to Düsseldorf, Germany reported eating ice cream out of edible cones
in the late 1800s. Before the invention of the cone, ice cream was either licked ...
in a cone
was served up by several vendors at the Fair. Paper and metal cones
had been used in Europe for some time to hold ice cream
and it was known that edible cones
were being served in England prior to the 1904 World's Fair.
On July 23, 1904, Charles Me... More »
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 ...
Fascinating facts about the invention of the ice cream cone by Ernest A. Hamwi in
May 31, 2013 ... Ice cream was served as a delicate sliver on a plate, then savored with a ... Anne
Funderburg, a historian, has collected seven legends about the invention of the
cone at the ... Some of your flavors merge cone and ice cream.
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 ...
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