We all clearly scream for ice cream, but it’s the cone that doesn’t get the shouts of praise it deserves. Whether it’s cake, sugar, or waffle, there’s no denying the power of ice cream’s edible vessel. In celebration of National Ice Cream Day (which is essentially the best holiday since Christmas), we’ve rounded up 11 unique takes on cones that are far from vanilla. From fish mouths and cones-on-the-cob to cereal-inspired creations you can make in your own kitchen, these are the most bizarre, yet delicious options from around the world. Dig in!

Fish-Shaped Cones

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Fish-shaped cones were all the rage when Taiyaki NYC opened its doors last fall, but have no fear: These don’t taste anything like salmon skin rolls.

“Doughnut” Trdelníks

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You’re going to have to jet to Prague for a taste of these moan-inducing delights. Sometimes they line the insides with melted chocolate or Nutella, which will have anyone believing there is a God.

Charcoal Cone

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The black-dyed trend will never die and you have LA-based Little Damage to thank. We just hope this cone doesn’t yield the same unfortunate outcome as a Black Whopper.

Tacone

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Our minds were blown with the introduction of Choco-Tacos in the late ’90s, so the Toronto’s Booyah is obviously taking a step in the right direction.

Cone on the Cob

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Pastry mastermind Dominique Ansel debuts a summer cone in Japan’s Omotesando with grilled corn on the cob topped with caramel sweet corn soft serve and caramel corn. Just take all of our yen.

Egg Waffles

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Hong Kong gets it right when it comes to trendy foods and over-the-top desserts. The egg waffle was no exception. And while the novelty has worn off, there’s no denying the power of the bubble.

Pretzel Cone

Love from the Kitchen

Salty and sweet? Sign us up. No, seriously. Sign us up for your next summer BBQ, because we’re going to want one of these. NY-based Ample Hills Creamery makes an excellent one.

Rice Krispies Cone

Foodness Gracious

Since ice cream is essentially upgraded milk, a Rice Krispie treat cone is an upgrade to Rice Krispie Treats cereal. It makes sense in our head. Get the recipe.

Bacone

Maria Mind, Body, and Health

This is absolutely ridiculous, but in the best way possible. If your love for fried pork knows no bounds, this is the cone for you (and, unfortunately, your cholesterol). Get the recipe.

Cookie Cones

Ashlee Marie

While we’d certainly prefer an ice cream cookie sandwich (because #obviously), we wouldn’t turn down a cookie cone. And since they’re easy to make, we’ll probably treat ourselves to one in the not-so-distant future. Get the recipe.

Fruity Pebbles Cone

Dude Foods

A colorful and nostalgic creation that will have you saying “Yabadabadoo!” All you need is some cereal milk ice cream for the perfect finishing touch. Get the recipe.

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