The Waffle Baker may emit a slight odor
or smoke the first time it is used. This is a
normal result of the manufacturing process.
The odor or smoke is harmless and will
dissipate quickly, but it may flavor the first
waffle prepared on each side of the baker.
For the best results, it is recommended that
these initial waffles be discarded.
Steam will be produced during every
baking cycle and condensation may form
on the baker lids. This is normal.
If the baking timer display remains
dark and the Waffle Baker fails
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these
instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
– Make sure the Waffle Baker is plugged
into a grounded outlet. If it is, unplug
the Waffle Baker, then plug it back into
* Do not return the Waffle Baker to the retailer – they do not provide service.
– Always rotate the baking unit after filling
• If your waffles are too light or dark:
– Increase the baking time if your waffles
If the problem cannot be fixed with the
steps above, see the KitchenAid Warranty
and Service section on page 17.*
the same outlet again. If the baking
timer display remains unlit, check the
fuse or circuit breaker on the electrical
circuit the Waffle Baker is connected to
and make certain the circuit is closed.
If your waffles are thin or uneven,
with gaps and spaces:
a waffle plate with batter. This coats both
the upper and lower waffle plates with
batter and ensures the finest consistency.
are too light; decrease the time if
your waffles are too dark. The baking
time will be affected by many factors,
including recipe ingredients, batter
temperature, and ambient humidity.