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Tuesday
Feb282012

Sweet of the Day: Ice Cream in Pretzel Cones, Miller's Twist, Philadelphia

The best invention, possibly ever: ice cream in pretzel cones. Honestly, the combo is all WIN, no lose. 

I discovered this feat of awesomeness at Miller's Twist, a pretzel-hot-dog-ice-cream vendor in the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. 

After being drawn in by the sign for Butter Brickle ice cream (a flavor you really don't see enough), I noticed that I could get a cake or wafer cone, like a jerk...

or, for a mere $1.25 more, I could get either a waffle, chocolate, cookie, or pretzel cone.

Pretzel Cone! No contest!

The sweet, creamy ice cream against the sturdy, salty-carby-crackery pretzel cone, was basically the best thing ever. It was a sweet and salty combo which called to mind the decadence of french fries and a shake, but was devoid of the greasy sogginess that can occur when you dip your fries. The pretzel cone stood the test of cone consumption time, not collapsing under the weight of the ice cream, and not leaking or getting soggy toward the end. 

Butter brickle in a pretzel cone was a very delicious combo, but to bravely test out another option for you, I returned the next day and got another pretzel cone, this time with peanut butter ripple ice cream.

It was also, I am happy to report, quite delicious. So, to review: if you are in Philadelphia, get yourself to Miller's Twist for a pretzel cone!

Find Miller's Twist on Facebook here.

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Reader Comments (6)

Pretzel cone i s genius idea!
February 28 | Unregistered CommenterErin
the BEST idea! the salty cone with the sweet ice cream. YUM
February 28 | Unregistered CommenterKristin A.
Sounds delicious! Salty & sweet.
February 28 | Unregistered CommenterAngelica
Mmmmmm, LOVE the pretzel cones! I like to get coffee/caramel/crunch ice cream in them, it's the perfect balance :D
February 28 | Unregistered CommenterSeriousCakes
ooohhhh, you can get Chocolate Marshmallow ice cream on the east coast too. one of my faves that I can't find out here... i bet that would be yummy in a pretzel cone :)
February 28 | Unregistered CommenterStacy
OMG this is genius! I must try this the next time I'm in Philly. I love Reading Terminal Market.


Btw, I'm hosting my first blog giveaway today so check it out :)

http://littlerandomhappiness.blogspot.com/2012/03/bonjour-mon-amis.html
March 2 | Unregistered CommenterPhuong

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