Hong Kong Egg Bubble Waffles (Gai Daan Jai)

Hong Kong Egg Bubble Waffles (Gai Daan Jai)
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These popular Chinese Hong Kong egg waffles can be found throughout Chinatown market. With it’s unique bubbly surface, Hong Hong style egg bubble waffles also known as Gai Daan Jai are transformed into waffle cakes and cones and filled with whip cream and ice cream then topped with a wide range of goodies and drizzles.

These bubbly egg waffles have gained some notoriety throughout the years and have inherited names like, egg puff, egglette, pancake waffle, pancake balls and puffle. One think is for sure, bubble waffles are not only fun to eat but pleasurably delicious. Lets make some!

Ingredients For Hong Kong Egg Bubble Waffles (GAI DAAN JAI):

  • 120 grams All Purpose Flour ( 1cup)
  • 150 grams eggs (3 large eggs)
  • 60 grams butter (2tablespoons) melted
  • 30 grams cornstarch ( 2 tablespoons)
  • 100 grams sugar ( 1/2 cup)
  • 4 grams baking powder (1 teaspoon)
  • 60 grams milk (1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

How To Make Hong Kong Egg Bubble Waffles?

  1. Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt in medium size bowl.
  2. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl using a whisk or hand mixer.
  3. Slowly add the sugar and continue to beat the eggs until combined.
  4. Add in the vanilla extract and milk to the egg mixture and continue to beat for about 20 seconds.
  5. Fold in the flour mixture using a spatula, then add in the melted butter and continue to fold he mixture until well incorporated.
  6. Preheat your bubble waffle plate.
  7. Spray the waffle plate with pan release and the batter into the wells.
  8. Cook each side for about 2-3 minutes or until the waffles are light golden brown.
  9. If you want to make an ice cone out of the bubble waffle, once it’s cooked curl it into a cone shape and set aside.
  10. Top your bubble waffles with a Chantilly Whip Cream or ice crean, cookies and drizzle with Dulce De Leche or enjoy them with a light sprinkle of confectioners sugar.
  11. Enjoy your awesome Bubble Waffles.
Bubble waffle with cream

Hong Kong Bubble Waffle Recipe

Gimme Yummy
Bubby and delicious, these Hong Kong inspired bubble waffles can be served as is or filled with a wide range of fillings.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Asian, Chinese, Hong Kong
Servings 4 People
Calories 70 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 120 grams All Purpose Flour 1cup
  • 150 grams eggs 3 large eggs
  • 60 grams butter 2tablespoons melted
  • 30 grams cornstarch 2 tablespoons
  • 100 grams sugar 1/2 cup
  • 4 grams baking powder 1 teaspoon
  • 60 grams milk 1/4 cup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Instructions
 

  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt in medium size bowl.
  • Beat the eggs in a separate bowl using a whisk or hand mixer.
  • Slowly add the sugar and continue to beat the eggs until combined.
  • Add in the vanilla extract and milk to the egg mixture and continue to beat for about 20 seconds.
  • Fold in the flour mixture using a spatula, then add in the melted butter and continue to fold he mixture until well incorporated.
  • Preheat your bubble waffle plate.
  • Spray the waffle plate with pan release and the batter into the wells.
  • Cook each side for about 2-3 minutes or until the waffles are light golden brown.
  • If you want to make an ice cone out of the bubble waffle, once it’s cooked curl it into a cone shape and set aside.
  • Top your bubble waffles with a Chantilly Whip Cream or ice cream, cookies and drizzle with Dulce De Leche or enjoy them with a light sprinkle of confectioners sugar.
  • Enjoy your awesome Bubble Waffles.
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