August 17, 2020

Cauldron Ice Cream, an Orange County-based ice cream sensation has opened in San Jose, bringing what it says are a “OG” stateside “puffle cones” to the Bay Area. The cones themselves are inspired by the Hong Kong street snack, egg waffles (gai daan zai), aren’t new to the Bay Area — several shops have been selling the sweet treats for years, including Eggxotic ...


August 17, 2020

When the ice cream is good, the cone is normally an afterthought, right? But that's when we're talking about hard, boring cones, not light and deliciously fluffy waffles. This California ice cream shop creates unique treats where the ice cream—and the cone—get to shine. Cauldron Ice Cream Shop is unique for a few different reasons. For one, it serves its ice cream on puffles, ...

OC Register

August 17, 2020

Jamie Lee of Cerritos stood at the door waiting for Cauldron Ice Cream in Artesia to open. It would be her second visit to the shop and she had already planned to eat the same thing: Sun Moon & Stars ice cream, a mix of oolong, jasmine and green tea flavors, served in a puffle cone.


November 30, 2017

If you're a fan of ice cream and bubble wrap (so, a human), you'll be obsessed with the latest, greatest ice cream phenomenon: the Puffle Cone. And, yes, it's as adorable as it sounds. The geniuses at Cauldron Ice Cream in Santa Ana, California, put their own spin on a popular Hong Kong street snack called an "egg waffle," morphing it into cone form and stuffing it with ...


September 23, 2016

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September 21, 2016

This may just be the future of ice cream. Cauldron Ice Cream puffle cones have taken over the West Coast, and they are the most beautifully odd-looking things I have ever seen. Adopted from a popular Hong Kong street snack called an egg waffle, the puffle cone is made from a sweet, egg-based batter that puffs up into bubbly globules that tenderly cradle your ice cream of choice. The ice creamery, ...

Orange Coast

September 15, 2016

Can we talk about what the geniuses behind Santa Ana's Cauldron Ice Cream are up to? Just open since May, it wasn't enough to serve up the divinity that is nitrogen ice cream, so they went ahead and upped their game by gracing us with their take on the waffle cone-what they have dubbed the "puffle cone". A puffle cone: a Hong Kong-style egg waffle that after being twisted into a ...

Daily Mail

September 13, 2016

Are puffle cones the new cronut? Ice cream wrapped in supersized waffles are sending dessert lovers into a frenzy Cauldron Ice cream parlour has created the 'puffle' cone It is a warmed egg waffle used as a cone topped with homemade ice cream The small store has only been open for two months and recently sold out Flavours include S'mores, Sea Salted Caramel Crunch and Rainbow Road The ...

The Huffington Post

September 08, 2016

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September 06, 2016

Taking waffle cones to the next level, "puffle cones" are inspired by a type of egg waffle that originated in Hong Kong. California ice cream shop Cauldron Ice Cream took the Chinese street food and turned it into a waffle cone that they serve warm, filled with ice cream to order.


August 11, 2015

What is a puffle cone? Just the cutest edible bubble wrap that ever lived. And when the mad geniuses at Cauldron Ice Cream in Santa Ana, California, developed their inspired receptacle for ice cream and put it on the menu three weeks ago, they had no idea how much of a thing the puffle cone would become. Here are five reasons you must try it at ...