Taco Bell's Waffle Taco. - Taco Bell/AFP
Fast food chain also considering longer breakfast hours.
FAST food joints Taco Bell and McDonald’s are hoping to snag more customers for the most important meal of the day – and the fastest growing industry segment – by offering up new breakfast items like a waffle taco and expanding their hours.
Taco Bell has just released details of its newest breakfast menu that will include a Waffle Taco, a portable breakfast sandwich that eats like a taco: a warm waffle is wrapped around a sausage patty or bacon, scrambled eggs, cheese, and a side of maple syrup served in place of ketchup or hot sauce.
The sweet and savoury all-in-one breakfast sandwich is similar in concept to McDonald’s sausage McGriddle cakes. Burger King is likewise reportedly testing chicken and waffle sandwiches in parts of the US.