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How to make Homemade Ice Cream Cones - No fancy equipment needed! These cones can be made in minutes and taste as good as they look.
Homemade Ice Cream Cones
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Learn how to make Homemade Ice Cream Cones, a simple recipe that will make your kitchen smell like an ice cream parlor. Enjoy with my No Machine Ice Cream!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 cones
Author: recipe from Spoonforkbacon.com
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz/115g) sugar
  • 3 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • cup (3 ⅓oz/100g) all purpose flour, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons (1oz/30g) butter, melted
  • melted semisweet chocolate
  • Sprinkles
  • Toasted nuts
  1. Place egg whites, sugar, milk, vanilla, and salt into a mixing bowl and whisk together. Stir in flour and butter until fully incorporated and batter is smooth.
  2. Place a nonstick skillet, cast iron pan or frying pan on low heat.
  3. Pour 1 ½ tablespoons batter into the warm skillet and spread into a thin even layer. Move it around fast to get a nice round shape. Spread it out roughly 6 inches x 6 inches.
  4. Place skillet over medium heat and cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until base has set. Flip and continue to cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Lift the disc off the griddle and QUICKLY and carefully roll from the bottom of the cone to shape it. Pull out the shape at the top to make it a wider cone. If you can lay the cone onto a clean towel and roll into a cone shape and hold, seam side down for 1 to 2 minutes or until cone cools and hardens. (this must be done quickly as the disc will begin to harden almost immediately after leaving the skillet)
  6. Tip: Focus on rolling the bottom of the cone first and that makes it easier to shape the rest of the cone. Take care not to roll it tight, you want a night opening on top to fill with ice cream.
  7. Dip the cones in chocolate and cover in nuts or sprinkles. Set the cones on parchment until the chocolate hardens.
  8. These cones are best eaten the day they are made. If you have any left over carefully store in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

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