Waffles have become a popular breakfast all around the world for several reasons. They are fast and easy to make. It takes only a few minutes to prepare waffles. Also, waffles are crispy outside and tender inside. In addition, after making some waffles, you can preserve them in your freezer for more than three months. You only need to warm them and your breakfast is ready.
Most importantly, there are numerous waffle recipes. In fact, you’ll never run out of all the waffle recipes. Since a lot of people have embraced waffles, the demand for waffle makers keeps increasing. That’s why there are different brands of waffle makers.
One brand that has distinguished itself is the Vitantonio waffle maker. It is one of the best brands of waffle makers. First off, there are several models of the waffle maker brand. So, buyers will have a lot of options. What boosted its popularity is its Italian name, coupled with its Belgian waffle design. That’s why you may be shocked to find out that it is actually a product of the United States.
By virtue of its design, the waffle maker gets up to 400 °F temperature. The temperature is pre-set. You don’t have to set any controls. In fact, it has no control buttons. That’s why it is very easy to use. The high waffle-making temperature helps to make crispy and tender waffles.
The unit is able to make a pair of waffles at once. And the Teflon coating in the machine prevents waffles from sticking to the interior of the waffle maker. Since the waffle iron is small and compact, it won’t take up much space in your kitchen. Packing it into your travel luggage will be easy.
When your waffles are done, a red light will come on. So, you don’t have to keep checking the waffles while they are being cooked. Continue reading to find out more information about the Vitantonio waffle maker.
How Much Mix Do You Put in a Waffle Iron?
This really depends on the size of the waffle maker. The bigger it is, the more mix it will require. Pour the mix into the waffle maker without allowing it to overflow. And if you have more waffle mix left, you can pour them into the Vitantonio waffle maker batch by batch. In the end, you’ll make several batches of waffles.
As explained above, this brand of waffle maker can make only two waffles at once. That being said, 4-inch waffle irons can take up to 1/3 cup of batter without getting overfilled.
What to Add to Waffle Mix to Make it Better?
The ingredients or additives added to your batter can make or mar your waffles. Here are five ingredients that will always make your waffles taste better.
- Lemon/Orange Zest
- Melted Butter
- Vanilla Extract
Yeast can be used instead of baking powder. It adds to the taste of waffles but the baking powder does not. Also, Vanilla Extract adds a touch of sweetness to your waffle without adding sugar to your body.
Vitantonio Waffle Maker Recipes:
There are more than 100 Vitantonio waffle maker recipes, but two have been chosen for this write-up, and they have been discussed below.
Vitantonio Sour Cream Waffles
For this recipe, you need 2 eggs, 1 cup of sour cream, ¼ cup of melted butter, 1 cup of buttermilk, 1 ½ cups of flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, ½ teaspoon of salt, and ¾ teaspoon of baking soda.
Mix the eggs, sour cream, buttermilk, and butter together in a bowl.
Beat the mixture together thoroughly. Beat until the mixture is very smooth.
Mix the baking soda, baking powder, and flour together in another bowl.
Combine the two mixtures together and blend them. You may end up with thick and lumpy batter. Don’t get worried. You’ll still get delicious waffles from the batter.
Add the waffle into the waffle maker and let it cook.
It takes a few minutes to get done. When your waffles are done, they’ll be golden brown in color. You can serve them with gjetost (Norwegian goat cheese), maple syrup, or jam.
For the second recipe, you need 3 eggs, Vanilla extract, 1 tablespoon of baking powder, buttermilk, melted butter, 2 cups of flour, ½ teaspoon of salt, and 2 teaspoons of granulated sugar.
Break the 3 eggs into a bowl.
Add 1 tablespoon of Vanilla extract and a cup of milk to the eggs.
Add ½ cup of melted butter to the mixture and whisk them together.
Set another bowl aside, and add 2 cups of flour, ½ teaspoon of salt, 1 tablespoon of baking powder, and 2 teaspoons of granulated sugar together into another bowl.
Mix the dry ingredients together.
Combine the two mixtures together and whisk them until they turn into the batter. Make sure the batter is smooth and devoid of lumps.
Pour the batter into your waffle maker and allow it to cook. It takes about 2 – 4 minutes for the waffles to get done.
You can serve Belgian waffles with either strawberries and bacon or blueberries and bacon.
How to Use the Vitantonio Waffle Maker
This unit is quite easy to use. Gently fill it with batter and make sure you don’t overfill it. The waffle maker can get very hot while in use, so you need to treat it cautiously. Most importantly, ensure you clean it up after every waffle-making session to remove remnants.
How to Clean the Vitantonio Waffle Maker?
Wait until it cools completely. Then, you can dip a soft piece of cloth into some warm water and use it to wipe the interior of the waffle maker before wiping the exterior. It is compact and easy to clean.
There are over 100 waffle maker recipes apart from the two discussed above. You may want to try every possible waffle maker recipe one by one. It’s always a good idea to follow each recipe strictly the first time. After that, you can tweak it.