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How to Make a Waffle Cone

Last updated on 1/02/2018

Ice cream cones are a favorite treat for summertime or any time! But the one thing that makes this classic dessert even better is a house-made waffle cone. Waffle cones taste great in both vanilla and chocolate flavors. We carry all the tools and supplies you need to make your very own cones at your restaurant or ice cream shop. From batter mix to cone forming tools, you can find everything you need to create delicious waffle cones.

You can even find chocolate waffle cone dips to bring your cones to the next level. See our tips below to learn more about making your own waffle cones.

How to Make Waffle Cones

House-made waffle cones can be a big selling point for your creamery and help set you apart from the competition. Here’s our step-by-step guide to making your very own waffle cones.

  • making waffle cones1.

    Measure out your waffle cone mix, following the proportions on the package. In our case, we used a 1 lb. mix to 8 oz. cold water ratio.

  • whisk waffle cone ingredients2.

    Whisk ingredients to combine.

  • rest waffle cone batter3.

    Let the batter rest for 5 to 10 minutes.

  • cook waffle cone4.

    Pour the desired amount onto the center of your preheated waffle cone maker. It’s alright for some space to be left around the edges.

  • remove waffle cone5.

    Remove the waffle while it’s still pliable.

  • form waffle cone6.

    Use your waffle cone forming tool to shape the waffle.

  • serve waffle cone7.

    Remove the cone from the tool, allow it to harden, and you’re ready to fill it with your favorite ice cream!


Whether you own a popular ice cream shop, or simply want to try your hand at a new skill, our waffle cone supplies make it easy to create your very own house-made cones. The flavor and texture of fresh cones can greatly enhance your customers' overall ice cream eating experience, so don't be afraid to give it a try.

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