Belgian Waffle Maker

A Belgian waffle maker uses deep indentations that give you fluffier waffles that can catch more toppings and syrup. Some models can produce a waffle in a mere minute or two.

Belgian waffles are considered typical of Belgium, which boasts several varieties with somewhat different waffle recipes.

  • In the United States, Waffle Day - Aug. 24 – celebrates the anniversary of the first U.S. patent for a waffle iron. Cornelius Swarthout of Troy, New York received his patent in 1869.

belgian waffle recipe

In the USA, the most commonly used determining factor of whether a waffle is a "Belgian waffle" or not is the thickness and/or pocket size, although the recipes between Belgian waffles and American waffles do differ.

These special waffle irons give Belgian waffles their signature crunchy-golden outside and fluffy inside.

Models that make thicker and/or larger pocketed waffles are often labeled as a Belgian waffle maker. 

Presto Flipside Belgian waffle maker

Waring Pro Belgian waffle maker

Oster 3883 Belgian wafflemaker chrome

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