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5 best waffle makers for tasty lockdown breakfasts in 2021

The perfect breakfast treat!

Sophie Hamilton

Waffles are the new banana bread in Lockdown 3.0 – they're quick, tasty and totally moreish.

The great thing about waffles is they can be sweet or savoury and make a refreshing change from pancakes (anyone else dreaming of melted chocolate and cream?)

Even royals Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan and their young son Archie Harrison are fans of homemade waffles after the Queen gifted Archie a waffle maker for Christmas!

Of course, to make said waffles, you'll need a waffle maker machine and there are a huge variety for sale on Amazon right now. Go on, you know you want to…

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Top 5 waffle makers to buy right now


Best waffle maker for cute waffles

We love this waffle maker by Global Gourmet, with adjustable temperature control, a non-stick coating and recipes included with the product.


Global Gourmet waffle maker, £36.95, Amazon 



Best waffle maker for romantic breakfasts 

Aw, we just love this waffle maker from Graef which creates heart-shaped waffles. Just the thing to surprise your other half with in the morning.

The machine has six baking levels with a very fancy touch control panel, a non-stick coating and is easy cleaning due to the internal hinge and heightened edge for keeping the fat inside the appliance (we're loving this – ever tried to clean a toastie machine?).


Graef WA80 Matt Finish Waffle Maker, £125, Amazon


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Best waffle maker for big waffles

If you REALLY love your waffles, this is the piece of kit for you. The VonShef waffle maker can cook four waffles at once, has an easy-clean non-stick plate coating and automatic temperature control and cool touch handle.


VonShef waffle maker, £44.99, Amazon


Best waffle maker for versatility

This waffle maker from Yabano is a great buy as it also doubles up as a panini and toastie maker too! The 3-in1 machine comes with three detachable plates with even a grill plate for meats like steak.


Yabano Sandwich Toaster, £42.99, Amazon


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Best waffle maker for fun waffle cones

How cool are these waffle cones? It's like ice cream, but with a waffle. It's the answer to our lockdown stress.

Produced by StarBlue, the waffle maker makes two waffles, has non-stick cups and offers a money-back guarantee for the first two months if you're not happy with the product.


StarBlue double waffle maker, £33.99, Amazon



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