Are you ready to do something crazy using a panini press? Yes.. with a panini press! We all know that the panini grill is designed to make grill sandwiches, but the panini maker is not limited to making only sandwiches. So, let’s go! Some of the surprises are waiting for you.
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1) Make homemade waffle cones:
Yes, you can make waffle cones for ice cream in your panini press. Here is one recipe that you may follow to make cones inside a panini grill. So, let’s go! First heat the grill for 4-5 minutes. Take a small bowl of waffle dough and place it on a hot surface on a machine. Cook it on the grill for 5-6 minutes. And the result is here! A soft shell that’s scooped up and wrapped around a paper cone while it cools. At the end, you are left with perfectly sized cones. Enjoy!! It’s party time now!
2) bake mini-bake in a panini press:
Yes! you read right. You can bake the cake inside panini press. This is my secret to baking a cake on the panini press. How? Let’s go. You have to determine how much to fill them, how long to bake and on what temperature. Come up with small batch of cake recipe. Preheat the panini grill for 4-5 minutes. Take two cupcake bowls. Take small amount of batter to make two cupcakes and add it into bowls. Set that filled cupcake bowls on the panini press. Close the lid. Bake the cake for 15-16 minutes until they are set and spring back when touched in the center. Switch off the machine and let cool down machine. Take out the cupcake for the panini grill. The mini cake is ready! THe sprinkles are optional.
3) Bake a brownie in Panini press:
Now it’s time to bake brownie in your panini grill. Yes, I come upt with these crazy ideas for extra surprising use of panini press. So, let’s start! Take one 8-inch round pan and place it on your panini press. Make sure that the entire pan should be covered with lid of the machine. Remove the pan from machine and heat the grill at medium. Apply melted butter on base of the pan. After that add brownie batter into it. You can sprinkle some chocolate chips on it. Transfet pan on panini press. Close the lid now. Bake the brownies for 20 minutes. Time may vary for 2-3 minutes less or extra. You can determine that the brownie is ready by the smell and you can also insert a toothpick into the center of the brownie. Cool completely. Your brownie is ready to serve!