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Frozen Dessert Industry & Machine Articles — soft serve

Scoop School: Flavored Waffle Cones

Posted by Destini Miller on

 Scoop School shares the details on how to flavor and color your original waffle cones. This visually appeasing sight can drive in business from all over. Not only do flavored ice cream waffle cones smell sweet, they look great and taste AMAZING. Using only (1 oz) of waffle cone extract, you can turn your regular batter into a rainbow of options! Scoop School uses extract to make vibrant red velvet cones, sweet blueberry cones, tasty strawberry cones, and many more!  By offering multiple cone flavors you can give your customers a rare item in the ice cream universe. These cones pair well...

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Scoop School: Plugging Waffle Cone Holes

Posted by Destini Miller on

 Scoop School spills the beans on how to plug those wonky waffle cone holes.  More often than not you're going to experience breakthroughs in your waffle cones (literally). Mr. C has given us a few methods for combating this issue. Marshmallows make for a great plug because you can take one (or a couple), drop them on the bottom of the cone, and pour your ice cream on top. The soft mushiness of the marshmallow can absorb some of the ice cream and minimize leaks. You can do the same thing with a giant marshmallow, although this will limit the...

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Scoop School: Recycling Broken Waffle Cones

Posted by Destini Miller on

 Wait! Don't throw those broken waffle cones away! Scoop School shows us what to do with broken waffle cones even if they've gotten a few beauty marks. A common misconception is that a broken waffle cone is useless. And with good reason you might think this. How can you keep ice cream in a waffle cone full of holes? The ice cream will leak right out! Mr. C shows us how to recycle those broken cones into new flavors or customer treats.  One way to reuse your waffle cone is to break off large pieces and use them as ingredients in...

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Choosing An Air Cooled Vs A Water Cooled Ice Cream Machine

Posted by Slices Concession on

- Haz Clic Aquí Para Español - Water Cooled or Air Cooled?   When you're deciding to add ice cream machines to your current business or starting a new frozen desserts business, one of the first things to consider is the kind of product you want to serve and the type of machine that best suits that need. All ice cream machines from batch freezers to soft-serve machines, work by transferring heat away from the ice cream mix and freezing it in the process. The transferred heat is removed from the machine by either a water or air based system. Check out the difference between...

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Join The Slices Cone Competition Today!

Posted by Priya Brantley on

   Contest Rules Videos must be submitted to Slices Concession via email by September 1st! State the name of your store, the brand and the model machine you're using, and of course our hashtags. Make the tallest cone you can. The cone must stand for 10 seconds after soft serve has left machine. Visibly measure and show in the video the tracing of the product from beginning to end. Inches from cone, base, or cup do not count. Post on all store social media accounts using the hashtags  #slicesconecomp & #yougotconed Must be following us on all social media. Nominate...

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