Enjoy the fluffy taste of Hong Kong’s street delight with Chef Lisa Leong’s traditional recipe for Homemade Eggettes or Gai Daan Jai (雞蛋仔).

Cornnell Egg waffle maker

Ingredients A

  • Self raising flour 2 rice scoop
  • Plain Flour 1 rice scoop
  • Custard powder 3 tablespoon
  • Baking soda ¾ teaspoon
  • Vanilla powder ½ teaspoon

Ingredients B

Mix 2 egg whites with 40 g sugar, whip till soft peak meringue

Ingredients C

  • Egg yolks 3
  • Sugar 60 g
  • Butter oil 3 tablespoon

Ingredients D

  • Fresh milk 80 g
  • Water 40 g
  • Butter oil 3 tablespoon


  1. Mix and sieve Ingredients A
  2. Prepare soft whip egg white to meringue stage (set aside)
  3. Beat all Ingredients C till light and fluffy. Mix in Ingredients D to incorporate.
  4. Fold in the flour mixture from A and bind in the whipped meringue mix thoroughly forming a flow batter.
  5. Pre heat the egg waffle machine. Pour batter into the waffle machine evenly. Close the cover immediately and give a quick turn. Bottom of machine facing upward and let it stand to cook for about 4 minutes.
  6. Turn back the machine to the front side. Bake egg waffle for further 3 to 4 minutes until well golden brown. Remove grilled egg waffle into wire rack allow it to cool for a minute before serving.

Cornell® is proud to introduce two new models of waffle makers: CWM2308 and CWMS2921RD. With the two models, making waffles for breakfast, dessert and snacking is a cinch.

Cornnell Waffle Makers

Cornell® waffle makers are available at Harvey Norman, Courts, Lazada, Shopee and other electronic stores.

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