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Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: McDonald's Peach and Apricot Waffle Cone
Posted: 12:43 Wed 13-08-2003. Price: 79p. Location: North London. Nutritional unusualness: Not much more fat than ordinary McDonald's cone (about half that of a McFlurry).
Snackspot reports: A seemingly endless amount of ice-cream in this premium-priced enhanced version of McDonald's standard 20p cone - according to McDonald's own Interactive Nutrition Counter, it's got a similar amount of total carbohydrate (but about half the fat) of a standard-issue McFlurry. The swizzle stick wasn't particularly chocolatey, while the "delicious peach and apricot sauce" isn't quite as fruity as it looks in the pictures, and in the outlet where I tried it, ingeniously incorporated some strawberry topping left over from the Strawberries and Cadbury Dream McFlurry trialled in June.

...In other chilling developments: the Ice Cream Magazine section of the UK's Ice Cream Alliance reports that Walls are testing an "affordable, easy to drive and fun" new Cornetto Soft ice cream van based around a Citroen Xsara Picasso (PDF file, site almost impossible to link to directly, sorry). The magazine in general makes for highly entertaining reading - not least because, in the absence of very many English synonyms, almost every other sentence uses the words "ice cream".

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Comment: The only thing i liked about this were the waffle cone 64929 4
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