Waffle Makers remain popular appliances in today’s kitchens. Many people are making healthier food choices. With recipes using whole grain flours and the addition of nutrient dense fruits, waffles remain a desirable choice. They are sometimes made as an alternative to fried or greasy snacks. To make them properly, you need the right equipment, like a reliable, high quality appliance.
Below is a list of some popular waffle makers to consider in 2016:
#5 – Emeril by T-fal WM752851 Waffle Panini Maker
The Emeril by T-fal WM752851 Waffle Panini Maker comes in a stainless steel and black finish. It offers waffle and panini plates that are easily changed with a quick release button. A rotary lock keeps contents securely in place. It also features a removable drip plate for use with the panini plate and comes with both indicator lights that let you know when it is on and when it is ready to use. This model is moderately priced at just under $140.
#4 – Chef’s Choice M840 WafflePro Express Waffle Maker
Those who simply want attractive waffles will appreciate the Chef’s Choice M840 WafflePro Express Waffle Maker, Traditional Five of Hearts, which produces five heart shaped waffles at once. It is the ideal machine for those who like to entertain or want to create a special brunch for groups or a large family. This model features nonstick plates and the choice of ‘deep bake’ or ‘crisp exterior’ mode for waffles. It also features a floating top plate, to ensure uniform baking and appearance. The product is priced afford-ably at just under $70 and comes with a 1 year warranty.
#3 – Miallegro 6007 Arepa Iron
The Miallegro 6007 MiArepa Maker is suitable for making many different breakfast items, including arepas, cornbread, muffins, eggs, mini burgers, and if desired, mini waffles or hot cakes. It features cooking reservoirs in two different sizes and features a time control knob. This appliance sits flat on any counter top and requires less space to use. At under $45, it is a useful appliance for those who want to produce a variety of breakfast or brunch items. It also comes with a 15 month warranty.
#2 – Black & Decker 3-in-1 Waffle Maker & Instant Griddle
The Black & Decker 3-in-1 Waffle Maker & Indoor Grill/Griddle is a useful appliance for making waffles, sandwiches, hotcakes, eggs, and more. It features a grid for making 4 waffles. When reversed, the plate is used for sandwiches. The top folds back to make a larger griddle surface for eggs, sausage, or pancakes. The plates are non stick and the appliance comes with an attractive chrome housing, with black handle and control area. It is economically priced at under $50.
#1 – Cuisinart WMR-CA Classic Waffle Iron
For traditional waffles, the Cuisinart WMR-CA Round Classic Waffle Maker is the ideal appliance. It is attractive and portable, so it can easily be taken to on a camping trip or vacation. It features four nonstick cooking quarters and five settings for the level of browning desired. The appliance’s exterior features brushed stainless steel with black accents. It will stand on end for storage, which is useful when counter or cabinet space is limited. Priced at under $30, the product is a great value. It also comes with a 3 year warranty.