Designer and geek Chris Dimino didn’t want to see his Coronamatic typewriter go to waste, so he transformed it into a fully-functional waffle maker. Simply put, he took a few parts, custom fabricated a few and turned this ancient typewriter into a modern day waffle iron. Unfortunately, this design has not been put into mass production. Continue reading for more cool and geeky breakfast gadgets.

5. Nostalgia Electrics Flip-Down Breakfast Toaster

Nostalgia Electrics BTG-100BLK Flip-Down Breakfast Toaster is a fun and convenient way to make a variety of quick and delicious meals. The unit has two slots for toasting bread, buns, bagels and more. Grill pancakes, sausages, patties, or eggs on the flip down griddle while your bread is toasting. With the Nostalgia Electrics Flip-Down Breakfast Toaster, simple meals are ready in minutes. Product page.

4. MaxiMatic 3-in-1 Multifunction Breakfast Machine

MaxiMatic’s 3-in-1 Multifunction Breakfast MachineProduct page.

3. Sunbeam Donut Maker

Sunbeam’s Donut Maker is shaped like an oversized version of the delicious treat, complete with rounded lid. It quickly creates up to five donuts in a matter of minutes – no more messes and added fat from deep fryers or pots of oil on the stove to contend with. To use, simply power on the unit and wait for its “warm-up” and “bake ready” indicator lights to illuminate. Fill the donut-shaped molds with batter, secure the hinged lid, and carefully remove the desserts to a rack to cool after baking. Product page.

2. Domo Toaster

Pangea’s Domo Toaster brings your favorite Japaneese character to breaksfast, lunch or dinner. This automatic toaster is the perfect addition to any kitchen that features a cool-touch housing enabling you to quickly reheat and defrost food items. It also sports a continuously adjustable thermostat, automatic or manual switch off, and a removable crumb drawer for easy cleaning. Product page.

1. Hamilton Beach 25490 Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker lets you enjoy a hot, homemade breakfast sandwich in under 5 minutes. Simply place the ingredients inside, build the base of your sandwich in the bottom layer, place the egg on the cooking plate and close the lid. Slide the cooking plate out and your sandwich assembles itself. Open the lid and your hot breakfast sandwich is ready to eat. The included recipe book provides a variety of breakfast sandwich options, from the traditional egg, ham and cheese to the unique cheddar, apple, bacon and egg croissant sandwich. Product page.