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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Ice cream 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 »
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Ice Cream Cone History - Invention of the Ice Cream Cone

Fascinating facts about the invention of the ice cream cone by Ernest A. Hamwi in 1904.

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