MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why is an ice cream cone “cone shaped”?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why is an ice cream cone “cone shaped”?

With only a few weeks left in summer you still have plenty of time to make more trips to get ice cream. Today’s mystery… how did they come up with the cone shape of the ice cream cone?

The first ice cream cone was first created back in 1896 by a man named Italo Machiony. His shop was so popular that he ran out of dishes to serve the ice cream in. To solve the problem he and the staff quickly looked around the shop for anything they could serve ice cream in and came across wafer like waffles they had. So they shaped them into cones and began using that instead of dishes. 

The rest, as they say, is history. Now I really want an ice cream cone. 

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