How we ended up buying a waffle maker

There were times in the past when I craved for waffles at very odd hours. The eccentric me often craves for odd things at odd hours. We went to a cafe where we heard waffles are served but upon our arrival there, the waffles were already finished. There aren’t many places in my area that sell waffles, I could only count with one hand of the places I knew where waffles are available. Frustrated, I suggested to the hubby that maybe we should get our own waffle maker. That way, in case my crazy craving for waffles strikes at midnight, he won’t have to scratch his head trying to find a waffle store that opens at such hour. So off we went to visit all major shopping malls in our city but to my surprise, we could not find any waffle maker! They do have sandwich makers / toasters but I wasn’t craving for sandwiches. I wanted waffles!

Maybe there isn’t much demand for waffle maker in my city. The industrial waffle iron that we came across in a warehouse in Piasau area is quite pricey (in the thousands); we aren’t planning to sell waffles at the moment, only need a waffle maker suitable for home use.

Much to my delight, we finally found what we were searching for at a shop in Pelita Commercial Centre which specializes in stainless steel wares. We purchased our stainless steel barbeque pit there some time last year. The waffle maker wasn’t on display actually, we stopped by to ask the shopkeeper whether he sells any waffle maker. My instincts told me the shop might have it, that’s why we were there. The hubby was skeptical at first, after all the shop mainly sells stainless steel items (the name of the shop already includes the ‘stainless steel’ words in it) but I assured him my instincts seldom fail me.

The shopkeeper went upstairs (the shop’s store room) to retrieve the waffle maker for us. I noticed the box was dusty. It probably had been stored for quite some time there. He confirmed that there isn’t much demand for the product. The waffle maker we bought wasn’t made of stainless steel of course; apart from stainless steel kitchen products, the shop also sells miscellaneous electrical products. After some bargaining, we managed to get the non-stick waffle maker for MYR 100. The product label is Khind, which is made in my country – Malaysia. It is just the right size for a small family like ours.

Waffle Maker from Khind

These days I hardly buy waffles, I bake my own waffles at the comfort and privacy of home sweet home. We could put any toppings we like such as butterscotch flavored syrup, vanilla & cream ice cream, honey and peanut butter. Simply blissful!

Elena Aradia makes her own waffle at home

I will share with you a simple waffle recipe that I often followed.

The ingredients needed are:

256g of multi-purpose flour – sifted (may use pastry or cake flour but never the bread flour)

1 teaspoon of salt

2 teaspoons of baking powder

2 tablespoons of sugar

5 eggs

355ml of milk

5 tablespoons of melted butter (may use oil too; more oil will make crispier waffles)

3 teaspoons of vanilla essence (it’s not easy to find vanilla extract here in my area)


Firstly, switch on the waffle maker. When it is warm enough, brush a little oil on top and bottom of the waffle plates. Normally you won’t encounter sticky waffles with a nonstick surface but I like to brush the plates with either oil or butter anyway.

In a medium sized bowl, mix together the flour, salt, sugar and baking powder.

In another bowl, beat butter and eggs, then add milk. Add this mixture into the dry ingredients above until well mixed and no lumps left.

Pour some of this batter onto the bottom plate of the waffle maker. How much to be poured depends on the size of the waffle plates. I normally spoon just enough to cover the bottom plates, never overflowing unless you like your waffles fat and bulky. After that, close the lit but don’t press it. Once the steam that comes out of the waffle maker has reduced, the waffle is about to be ready. Wait another one or two minute before removing the waffle. If it is still too pale, then wait another minute or two. I use a wooden chopstick to lift up the cooked waffles from the waffle plates. Try to avoid opening the lid too many times to check on it when baking the waffles.

Add your preferred toppings.


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