Introducing the doughnut cone

JUST when you thought desserts couldn't get any more over-the-top, a new doughy, creamy, sugar-laden creation has been born... the doughnut cone.

Australian fans have been lapping them up, and the internet is awash with photos of the super-indulgent desserts.

Like a doughnut on crack, the ice cream-doughnut hybrid features a hollow, doughy "cone", which is deep fried and rolled in cinnamon sugar, before being stuffed with ice cream and finished with lashings of chocolate sauce.

Mother of god. 😎🚔 #donut #donutcones #icecream

A photo posted by Alex (@combatthrash) on

Or, if chocolate doesn't take your fancy, other variants include adding Nutella or fresh berries to the cone.

The sugary trend is apparently based on Trdelník - a traditional Romanian rolled pastry that is grilled and topped with sugar and walnuts.

The decadent dessert is available at a cafe at Sydney's Bondi Beach for about $10 each, and the sugary cones have also been cropping up in Canada and Prague.

Donut cone filled with Nutella and vanilla ice cream, topped with 🍓& cream | #spoondal #spoonfeed

A photo posted by Dalhousie Spoon University (@spoon_dal) on

Similar versions are available in Hong Kong and California, involving a bubble-textured waffle rolled into a cigar shape and filled with ice cream.

- nzherald.co.nz


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