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Round Cast Iron Waffle Iron
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Round Cast Iron Waffle Iron

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Over the years, we've had plenty of requests for a cast iron waffle iron that makes old-fashioned waffles the way Grandma and Mom used to - right on the stovetop. We finally found one that lives up to our expectations, and we're sure it will exceed yours.
  • Make delectable, crispy-edged, round waffles on your own stove and crown them with butter and syrup or fruit
  • Use on home grill or barbeque or over campfire
  • Strong, durable cast iron will last forever
  • Recipes and seasoning instructions included
  • Makes 6-1/2"OD waffles
  • 6-3/4"OD, 4 lb
  • China

Need to re-season your cast-iron cookware?
Lightly coat inside and outside with only liquid vegetable oil. Make sure to get all the corners. (Do not use butter, margarine or solid vegetable oil such as Crisco).


Customer Reviews of Round Cast Iron Waffle Iron
Product Rating: 4.0 out of 5.0(45 reviews)
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- 1/18/2012
said: Caitlin
"When I first got this pan, I washed it in hot & soapy water in order to get the wax coating off. Then I wiped it with oil & seasoned it in my oven. It made my house smell terrible, and when I took it out after it had cooled, there were drips off cooled wax mixed with burnt oil hanging from the pan. Obviously, not all the wax came off when I washed it. So, I washed it again, and then wiped it with vegetable shortening & seasoned it again in my barbeque outside. The second time did the trick & the pan was beautifully seasoned. Every time I use the iron, it just gets better! The waffles come out nice and fluffy & I haven't had any problems with sticking, or spill over the edges. I love this waffle iron!"
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- 8/25/2013
said: Shelly
" MADE IN CHINA! Chinese cast iron is inferior to American,which must be why I have been unable to get this seasoned properly. I ALWAYS waste 2+ waffles before this little bugger will work well. I also wish it had better handles and were easier to manipulate.It can be a real pain to use.It doesn't sit flat on my wood cook stove(Bakers Choice-LOVE IT!)due to the shape of the handles. As others have said having 2 burners going on a gas stove helps keep both plates hot. I wish I had a different model but this was the only one available here. "
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- 1/2/2012
said: Randall SC Keizer
"Best waffles I have ever made. I used electric versions for years. This is the best. Tip though when using on a range heat up pan put batter in let sit for a few seconds then turn over for 2 ~ 3 minutes. Perfectly fluffy waffles every time. I use an old Amish recipe for pancakes but double the butter :o)... Best Ever!!! Great job Lehman's finding this item."
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- 12/5/2011
said: solarbaby
"I just wanted to offer a suggestion to those of you new to waffle irons. I learned this from my hubby and it works great no matter your waffle iron. Heat your waffle iron with waxed paper between the waffler plates, wax side out. The wax is food safe and helps keep the waffles from sticking."
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- 10/17/2011
said: Tango
"Tried tis waffle iron out yesterday, after seasoning it (as instructed). Had to trash the first waffle. Must heat both sides of the iron (duh), which I did by turning it over before adding batter, and halfway through cooking. Second and subsequent waffles were great. Looking forward to the next camping trip now"
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- 9/17/2011
said: Andrew
"SEASONING THIS IRON IS A REAL CHORE I have not made a waffle yet with this waffle iron. I am still trying to get the waffle iron seasoned before its first use. Do not expect to receive this waffle iron and use it immediately. The seasoning process, for me, is turning out to be quite a chore. The iron comes with a booklet from the manufacturer with instructions for seasoning. The manufacturer explains in this booklet that the waffle iron has been coated/sprayed with paraffin wax at the factory. This is to prevent the iron from rusting while it is traveling through the distribution channels to its final home with the end user. The manufacturer recommends that the waffle iron be put in an oven on the rack to burn off the paraffin. They advise to put a sheet of aluminum foil underneath to catch the wax drippings. You may not think there is wax on this iron when you receive it, but, after a few minutes in the oven, you will begin to smell a burning candle type smell and this aroma will fill the house as the paraffin vaporizes in the oven. The next step after this is to cool the iron just by letting it stand at room temperature, then washing it in soapy water. You are not done yet! The next step is then to coat the iron with vegetable oil or lard and heat it in a 350 degree oven for an hour which I did. Then, let it cool again. Well, after this step, crud appeared over portions of my iron, not very appetizing. I tried to wash this jelly like crud off the iron in the sink with soapy dish water and a rag and then into the dishwasher and no luck removing this gel like substance from the iron. My guess is that it might be a combination of vegetable oil and paraffin?? So, I went to the hardware store and got a wire brush to try to remove this deposit on the iron. I will post again if and when I ever get it clean enough to eat off of. :-( i have other cast iron cookware of the LODGE brand and I have not had this much trouble seasoning it as I have had with this."
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- 1/11/2012
said: Rhwavon
"My goal this year is to learn how to cook using cast iron. I am really having fun making waffles for my family. Thank you for a selling a wonderful product and great customer service."
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- 1/11/2012
said: Rachel
"This is an average product but I think it will eventually be better once it is seasoned and food doesn't want to stick so much."
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- 9/30/2011
said: SueAnn
"I love this waffle iron! I have a high BTU gas stove, and this works terrific on it. Seasoning it was not easy, but after about the 10th waffle, they now come out perfect. I seasoned it on top of the stove each time I had to wash it of all the sticky bits of the failed waffles, which dries it perfectly for storing. I can now make virtually fat free waffles because my waffle iron is black with seasoning. It took me a while to get the cooking right, and I found that heating the two pieces on seperate burners, oiling with a silicone brush a few minutes before pouring in the mix, closing it tight and cooking on one side 3 minutes, 3 minutes on the other works perfectly. Yummm!"
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- 9/27/2011
said: Andrew
"OK, I stopped trying to perfectly season this cast iron waffle iron and got on with some cooking after reading the tips and reviews here. I have made two batches of waffles now after using Crisco for seasoning and PAM just prior to putting the batter on the iron. I have made two batches of waffles on two consecutive days and both days the waffles were fine with no sticking. I am doing this on a gas stove and agree with other reviewers....the handles are very very awkward. ONE TIP if using a GAS STOVE....turn off flame before turning the iron over or attempting to move the iron by the handles. DO NOT TOUCH THE HANDLES WITHOUT very good protection for your hands. IT DOES TAKE TWO HANDS to Maneuver this gadget on the stove, so have something for both of your hands. I agree with other reviewers....a little disappointed that this iron is made in China even though the distributor is here in USA on the instructions that come with it. I agree with another reviewer also, 2& 1/2 minutes per side seems about right. At least 4-5 minutes of cooking per waffle. I agree with other reviewers as well that this is a good alternative to frozen waffles made in a toaster. These are so much better. I rated the iron down because of the great difficulty I had seasoning it and after seasoning it was rusted when I went to use it. I have bought LODGE brand CAST IRON cookware at Lehmans and had no where the challenge I have had with this waffle iron. I also agree with another reviewer here.....save your money up and buy the square rectangular waffle iron WITH HANDLES made in the USA that Lehmans offers at $50. Its more expensive, but, more user friendly than this cheap version."
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