Our Favorite Waffle Makers

There’s no other breakfast food that’s as delightful as a perfectly crunch, fluffy on the inside waffle

Closeup of a waffle
So, are you hankering for waffles yet?Pixabay

Not only are waffles great with butter and syrup, but they’re scrumptious topped with your favorite fruit, whipped cream, and a dash of cinnamon, too. But no matter how you like to eat them, you’ll need a good waffle maker if you want to satisfy that craving without a trip to your local diner. With so many waffle makers to choose from, how do you know which one will help you whip up perfect waffles for the whole family? We’ve put together a few of our favorite options that are sure to be a hit.

Waffles on the go

Dash Mini Maker: The Mini Waffle Maker Machine for Individual Waffles
Since it only weighs a pound, this light, compact waffle maker can be taken anywhere.Dash

The Dash Mini Maker only weighs a pound, which means it’s perfect for small kitchen, dorm rooms, RVs, and small apartments. Plug it in and it’s ready to cook in minutes. Beyond making delicious single serving waffles, it also does hash browns, biscuit pizzas, paninis, and more. Dual non-stick surfaces ensure you get even cooking, and it comes with a recipe book, recipe database access, and a one-year warranty from the manufacturer.

Easy to clean

Presto 03510 Ceramic FlipSide Belgian Waffle Maker
With a rotating base, batter spreads evenly for more beautiful, evenly-cooked waffles.Presto

You’ll enjoy 7-inch, round Belgian waffles with this Presto waffle maker. The professional-style rotating design makes it quick and easy to rotate the machine, which helps spread the batter evenly so you get the perfectly tender waffles that are crispy on the outside. A countdown timer features a digital display and signals you when your waffles are done so you’ll never burn them. The nonstick interior offers easy cleaning – simply wipe it clean with a damp washcloth. Because the waffle maker locks into a vertical position, it’s easy to store and saves space.

Fluffy waffles in a flash

Hamilton Beach Flip Belgian Waffle Maker with Non-stick Removable Plates
Flipping action ensures you get fluffy, thick waffles that are crispy on the outside.Hamilton Beach

The Hamilton Beach Flip Belgian Waffle Maker also provides that flipping action to ensure you get hick, fluffy waffles and a crispy exterior. What makes it really stand out is its removable plates that make it simply to remove waffles with no stick or scraping. Simply remove the grids once you’re done to make cleanup easy. It also features an adjustable browning control, which lets you go lighter or darker with your waffles so you get the perfect crispness you desire. The stainless-steel design is easy to wipe down after cooking, and its sleek, modern look ensures you can leave this waffle maker out on the countertop. The drip tray and easy-clean grids are removable and can be placed in the dishwasher to make cleanup simpler.