Which breakfast food is superior: Waffles or pancakes? | The Tylt
Which breakfast food is superior: Waffles or pancakes?
Waffles are the heftier choice. They're thick and embossed with a grid pattern, making them ideal for holding syrup, butter, chocolate, pecans, berries, whipped cream–you get the idea.
For this reason, waffles have just as many options for customization as pancakes, if not more. Plus, your waffle can handle its toppings. You'll never find a soggy waffle on your pate, weakly yielding to the syrup. No, waffles take charge. Waffles are strong. Waffles are superior.
Pancakes come to you in a stack. That's really all you need to know in order to make your decision. In this way, your pancake breakfast is like having a fluffy layer cake in the morning, which syrup for icing.
There's a reason pancakes have a centuries-old holiday in their honor. There are few other foods that people want to eat en masse as much as pancakes. They're fluffy on the inside with a slight crisp around the edges. Truly, breakfast doesn't get better than this.
Pancakes are easier to make logistically. You don't need any extra equipment–just a pan and a bowl. When you're still tired on a Sunday morning, you can roll out of bed and find comfort in these fluffy, golden pillows of goodness without much effort.
On the opposite end of the spectrum, making pancakes have also become an art. Try doing this with your waffle iron: