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Here's why ice cream wafers were the ultimate Irish childhood treat


HOT OR COLD, the ultimate Irish childhood treat was a home made ice-cream wafer.

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1. They are so pleasing to look at

2. Remember the excitement when your mam would come home from shopping with this?

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3. And THESE


4. They have many different names but itโ€™s the humble Wafer to you

5. You wish you could just buy them in the shop

6. Sometimes you went wild and had raspberry ripple

Craving for this! #icecreamwafer #merlionpark

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7. But that vanilla taste just takes you back

Itโ€™s aaaaall about simplicity.

8. Every Irish person knows the only way to eat them is to lick the sides

9. Breakfast? Wafer

Lunch? Wafer.

Dinner? Wafer.

Dessert? WAFER.

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This little shop in Cork is going to great lengths to sell homemade ice cream sandwiches>

Viennetta on a stick is a real ice cream and it needs to come to Ireland>

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