The DASH No-Drip Belgian and the KRUPS Belgian waffle makers share the same design. They have a large, boxy body and expansive waffle plates capable of cooking four 4-inch square waffles at the same time.
There are differentiating factors, however.
The DASH No-Drip is the less premium choice out of the two. Rather than luxurious stainless steel like in the case of the KRUPS, the DASH No-Drip is made from cheap plastic. It also lacks many high-end features, like a control panel or an audible chime, both of which the KRUPS has.
All of these compromises are understandable, considering how the DASH No-Drip is cheaper by half!
But in terms of cooking performance, so far, we lean more toward the DASH No-Drip. The KRUPS, so far, has one of the worst cooking performances in our database. It is the only waffle maker that failed a cooking test (the Birch Benders premixed waffle test). While the DASH No-Drip’s performance is unremarkable, it still fulfilled all its testing requirements.
Pros & Cons
- Capable of bulk cooking (can make four waffles at once)
- Did an acceptable job in our test with the self-mixed recipe
- Solid build quality
- High safety rating
- Easy to clean
- Solidly built from high-quality materials
- Able to cook four waffles simultaneously
- The waffle plates’ non-stick coating works great
- Controls are straightforward to use
- Easy to clean
- The unit’s appearance looks quite cheap
- Lacks a control panel
- Waffle’s quality is mediocre in the self-mixed recipe test
- Failed at producing an edible waffle in the test with the Birch Benders mix
- Power cord is too short
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Analysis and Test Results
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Matthew Lee is a writer and editor for HealthyKitchen101. With over 8 years working for various outlets and agencies, specializing in tech review and other subjects of note, such as current affairs.
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