A popular street food among the locals, especially children, is pandan waffle or bánh kẹp lá dứa. This waffle is flavored with pandan and incorporates coconut milk in the batter. It is usually eaten plain since the waffle is already sweeten. This dish makes an excellent breakfast or snack.
This recipe is rated easy and makes approximately three waffles (6 inches in diameter).
3 tablespoons of unsalted butter melted
2 cups of flour
1 cup of coconut flake
½ cup of sugar
½ teaspoon of baking powder
⅛ teaspoon of salt
⅛ teaspoon of pandan syrup
⅛ teaspoon of vanilla extract
¾ cup of instant evaporated milk
½ cup of coconut milk
In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Heat the waffle maker. Pour the batter evenly and cook the waffle to the waffle maker’s directions. For our waffle maker, it takes 3 minutes per waffle, 1.5 minutes on each side.
Sprinkle some powder sugar and serve warm.
This recipe is also the basis for our chicken and waffle dish. Click here for the fried chicken recipe.