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Yummy fresh-made Air Fryer French Toast is the easy morning recipe you’ve been looking for! Mixes up in a minute or two and cooks up in about 4-5 minutes. If you’re tired of all your breakfast ideas and you need something new try this recipe!
Thick slabs of your favorite bakery bread, soaked in cream (or substitute milk) and egg mixture flavored with cinnamon and vanilla make this breakfast extra special!
Need to make a small batch of french toast for two? Then this recipe is for you! But if you have more people to feed this Air Fryer French Toast Recipe can be doubled! You may need to cook it in batches if you have an air fryer with a smaller basket. Even my XL Cosori is maxed out with 4 pieces in it.
What do I need to make Air Fryer French Toast
- An Air Fryer, this recipe was tested and made in the Corsori Max XL Air Fryer
- An Oil Spritzer (you can use a pastry brush and oil too)
- cream or milk
- thick slices of dry bread
How do I air fry French Toast?
Generally speaking, it’s just about the same as frying it in a pan or a skillet. You need thick slabs of bakery bread OR something like that, day-old bread works best but you can just leave it to dry out for a little bit before dipping the bread in the egg mix. Or pop it in the Air Fryer for about 1 minute to dry it out.
If you try to dip fresh bread in egg mix it can get goopy and break apart. That’s why dry thick slabs make for the best french toast.
Preheat the Air Fryer for AT LEAST 5 minutes so turn it on before you mix up the eggs to let it heat up. Mix up the eggs, cream, vanilla, and cinnamon in a bowl and then put it in a wide deep dish, a pie pan works great!
Dip the bread and let it soak up the egg mix a little, then flip it over. When the air fryer is hot lightly spritz the inner basket with oil and lay in the soaked bread. Work quickly so the air fryer doesn’t lose too much heat. Then cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until it’s browned to your liking.
Do I HAVE to preheat the air fryer?
YES! For THIS recipe and generally speaking all recipes that say preheat the air fryer it’s important to preheat it for the recipe to turn out correctly. Typically it helps set a wet coating or sear the exterior of whatever you’re cooking. So yes it’s important to preheat the air fryer IF the recipe says to preheat.
Another! Amazing breakfast idea!!
If you’re looking for another awesome breakfast recipe to mix up your morning routine try my Cinnamon Roll Waffles! They require a little pre-planning BUT they’re worth it!
- 1/2 cup cream or milk
- 2 eggs
- pinch of cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla extract, use more if you like
- 4 slices thick bakery bread OR Texas toast bread, dried out
- preheat the Air Fryer at 400˚ for at least 5 minutes
- meanwhile, use a fork to mix the eggs, cream, cinnamon, and vanilla together until well mixed
- pour in a wide flat dish like a pie pan
- dip the bread in the egg mix, let it rest a minute or two and then flip it over and again let it soak
- when the air fryer is hot spray the inner basket with oil and place the slices of bread in it
- air fry on 400˚ for 3 minutes, then flip the bread using tongs, cook again at 400˚ until the bread is cooked and browned to your liking, generally 3-4 minutes
- serve hot with honey, syrup, or powdered sugar
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