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Vanilla Waffle Cones

To make the cones you will need a pizzelle iron, available at kitchenware stores.

  • yield: Makes 6




  • 2 large egg whites
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, or nonstick cooking spray, for pan


  1. Step 1

    In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add salt and 1 tablespoon of sugar, and beat until stiff peaks form. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold in vanilla and remaining sugar. Fold in flour and cooled butter until incorporated.

  2. Step 2

    Heat iron over medium heat, and brush lightly with oil, or spray with nonstick spray away from heat. Place a heaping tablespoon of batter on iron a third of the way in from the hinge. Close iron, and press tightly together. Scrape away excess batter with a knife. Cook one side for 45 seconds, then flip iron and cook another 45 seconds, or until golden. Adjust heat as necessary. Open iron, and remove waffle with a fork or a thin spatula. Quickly roll hot waffle into a cone shape. Repeat process with remaining batter. Let cones cool; store in an airtight container.

Martha Stewart Living, June/July 1994

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Reviews (1)

  • CulinaryClutz 12 Mar, 2011

    Wow! Wow! Super easy to make and very tasty too! These cones did not last long. I had to make a dozen more!