Pizzelle Waffle Cones

For the full experience, make this recipe with the Drop Recipes app.

recipe by Saveur https://saveur.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
  • Serves icon
  • Calories icon
based on 1 ratings

When these Italian wafer cookies are rolled immediately after cooking, they turn into crisp ice cream cones. Use a pizzelle maker to get these pretty patterns on your cones, or use this batter with any waffle cone maker.

Inspired by: http://www.saveur.com/pizzelle-waffle-cones-recipe

recipe updated Apr 7, 2020


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    1 ½ cups (about 194.4 g)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    ½ tsp (about 2.5 g)
  • Kosher salt icon
    Kosher salt
    ¼ tsp (about 0.71 g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    110 g (about ½ cup)
  • Egg icon
    3 (about 150 g)
  • Milk icon
    ¼ cup (about 60 g)
  • Almond extract icon
    Almond extract
    ½ tsp (about 2.2 g)
  • Vanilla bean pod icon
    Vanilla bean pod
    ½ (about 1.5 g)
  • Lemon zest icon
    Lemon zest
    1 tsp (about 3.8 g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    ½ cup (about 100.8 g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    as needed


  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Waffle iron
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Small glass bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Add all purpose flour, baking powder and kosher salt to a clean medium bowl
  2. Whisk briefly and set aside
  3. Add granulated sugar and egg to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Beat until pale and light - 4 min
  5. Mix in milk and almond extract to the batter
  6. Add vanilla bean pod and lemon zest to the batter
  7. Fold dry ingredients into batter
  8. Add unsalted butter to a clean small glass bowl
  9. Melt in microwave
  10. Transfer content of small glass bowl to batter and mix
  11. Let rest - 15 min
  12. Pre-heat
  13. Brush with unsalted butter
  14. Scoop onto waffle cone maker
  15. Cook until light golden
  16. Wrap
  17. Let cool until hard
  18. Serve immediately
Open in app

Download the free Drop Recipes app to follow this recipe step by step in your kitchen.