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National Waffle Iron Day

Whip up something special for National Waffle Iron Day - from classic Belgian to vegan-friendly, make your favorite waffle recipes!
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June 29
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Celebrate National Waffle Iron Day on June 29 and get ready to indulge in delicious waffles! This day has been around for over a hundred years and celebrates the invention of the waffle iron. It was first created in Belgium back in the 1400s by baking two pieces of dough together with filling inside, creating a unique breakfast treat that is still enjoyed today. So fire up your waffle irons and get cooking!

History of National Waffle Iron Day

National Waffle Iron Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1400s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Waffle's Inception</div><div class='timeline-text'>The waffle was first created in Belgium, consisting of two pieces of dough baked together with filling inside.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1869</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Waffle Iron Patent</div><div class='timeline-text'>Cornelius Swarthout of Troy, New York received the first U.S. patent for a waffle iron design.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1911</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Electric Waffle Iron</div><div class='timeline-text'>General Electric produced the first electric waffle iron, revolutionizing waffle-making at home.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1953</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Introduction of Eggo</div><div class='timeline-text'>Eggo frozen waffles are introduced to supermarkets, marking a new era in the consumption of waffles.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1964</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Waffles at the World's Fair</div><div class='timeline-text'>Belgian waffles, featuring a lighter batter and larger squares, make their popular debut at the 1964 World's Fair in New York.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Waffle Iron Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first recorded celebration of National Waffle Iron Day begins to honor the tool that makes this breakfast treat possible.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Waffle Iron Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own waffles</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making waffles is easy and fun.  Whether you use a store bought mix or make the batter from scratch, add some melted butter, sugar, and any other favorite ingredients to make delicious and tasty waffles.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for waffles</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Much simpler than making your own waffles, go try out that new restaurant that serves waffles. Search for Waffles on Yelp and see where your waffle adventure takes you.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a waffle party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over and have a fun waffle party. You can have different toppings like chocolate chips, fresh fruits, or whipped cream. Make sure to have lots of maple syrup!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Bake waffle desserts</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Experiment with baking different kinds of desserts in the waffle iron like cakes, brownies, cookies, or even tarts. You can also make savory dishes like grilled cheese sandwiches or omelets.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take a cooking course</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Search out your local cooking school and sign up for a cooking course dedicated solely to using the waffle iron. You'll learn so much about making delicious meals with your waffle iron.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Waffle Iron Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Waffle irons are fun to use</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Making waffles with a waffle iron is so much fun, especially when you get creative with the ingredients you use. You can experiment with flavors like pumpkin spice or chocolate chip and create interesting shapes that look too good to eat! It's sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Waffle irons are easy to use</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Using a waffle iron is surprisingly easy - just pour your batter into the iron, wait for it to cook, then flip and enjoy! Plus, most modern waffle makers have adjustable settings so you can make your waffles extra crispy or fluffy. As long as you follow the instructions, perfect homemade waffles will be at your fingertips!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Waffle irons make delicious treats</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nothing beats hot, freshly-made Belgian waffles covered in butter and syrup. Not only do they taste amazing, but they're also incredibly versatile. Add some fresh fruit or chocolate chips for a more decadent treat, or go savory by adding bacon and cheese - the possibilities are endless!</p></div></div>

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When is National Waffle Iron Day?

National Waffle Iron Day is celebrated on June 29th every year. In 2024 National Waffle Iron Day will occur on a Saturday.

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