Egg Waffles

Hong Kong Travel Guides / October 13, 2016
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It is easy to see why the egg waffles were ranked #1 in a 100 Most Popular Hong Kong Street Snack list.

An egg waffle looks like an oversized bubble wrap with crispy, flaky edges that give a contrast to its chewy, soft and eggy center.

The play of textures in the mouth and the lightness of these waffles make them easily addictive. A huge add-on is that it just has enough sweetness to satiate your sweet tooth, plus it packs a taste of Mom’s TLC, of childhood memories and of happiness – a reason why a massive number of people adore this snack.

It may just be a simple mixture of eggs, flour, sugar and evaporated milk, but there are so many fun ways to do with these eggettes. Top them with fruits, ice cream, or chocolate sauce; Sprinkle them with powdered sugar or powdered milk; Put a dollop of condensed milk, Nutella, peanut butter or fruit jam; Pair it with bacon or sausages – Oh, there are a hundred enjoyable ways to spruce them up!

Here are the best places to get those heavenly egg waffles.

    For the most famous egg waffles in Hong Kong
    What to order: Egg waffles, Egg puffs
    Price range: HK$15 - $25 ($1.92 to $3.20)
    When: daily from 11:00
    Where: 492 King's Road, North Point, HK | 178 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK
    For consistently-loved egg waffles that give Mommy-like comfort upon every bite
    What to order: Pork floss and sesame waffle, Chocolate chips waffle, Condensed milk and peanut butter waffle sandwich
    Price range: HK$15 - $30 ($1.92 to $3.83)
    When: 11:00 - 23:00 Sun to Wed, 11:00 - 23:30 Thu to Sat
    Where: Ground floor, Carnarvon Mansion, 8-12 Carnarvon Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK
    For local all time favorite waffles
    What to order: Peanut-buttered waffles, Original egg waffles, Belgian waffles
    Price range: HK$16 - $25 ($2.04 to $3.20)
    When: 12:00 - 22:00 Mon to Fri, 11:00 - 22:00 Sat & Sun
    Where: Shop B3, 76A, Shau Kei Wan Main Street, Hong Kong
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