Air fryer toast has to be one of the best things we’ve tasted in a long time, simple but SO good. Delicious toast made in just a few minutes, just the way YOU like it, you can’t beat it!
Why you’ll love this easy air fryer recipe
Bite into a perfectly crispy piece of air fryer toast and you’ll see what all the fuss is about, this is possibly the best way ever to make toast!
Ingredients you’ll need
As you can see, it’s just bread, your favorite choice of bread.
What bread makes the best air fryer toast?
I like to think that the bread that makes the best toast in air fryers is your favorite bread!
Having said that, day-old slightly stale bread works great, white bread, whole wheat bread, or why not try making Texas toast?
Cook what you love, experiment, and find what works for you.
What goes with air fryer toast?
Try your air fryer toast with honey, peanut butter, jelly, jam, yeast spread (Marmite), cheese, marmite, or just whatever you fancy!
Why not have air fryer asparagus on toast?
It’s a bit quirky but we love arrabbiata sauce or marinara sauce on our toast.
Or why not make avocado toast, scrambled egg on toast, or fried egg on toast – the choices are many!
What’s the best air fryer?
This is all a matter of opinion!
We can only tell you what we know and love.
We’ve tried the Ninja foodie and the Instant pot Vortex fryers, and we prefer the Instant pot, it’s just a little more user-friendly.
Instant Pot Vortex 4-in-1 Air Fryer 5.7L
Our favorite air fryer is the Instant pot Vortex and we like this for its intuitive display, the filter stops lasting food smells, and you can see your food cooking through the glass panel and light function.
Can an air fryer replace a toaster?
An air fryer produces excellent quality toasted bread and can replace the needed for a toaster oven.
And the extra bonus?
It’s one less appliance on the counter!
How many slices of toast can I make at once?
I can’t give a defined answer to this question.
It all depends on how big your air fryer basket is or how large your air fryer oven is.
Can I make toast ahead?
This is a good question, in theory, you could make it ahead and keep it warm in the oven.
But there’s nothing better than freshly cooked air-fried toast with the butter deliciously melted.
What about cold toast you may ask?
No, cold toast tastes bad to my taste buds, it’s heavy and is like eating cardboard.
But hey, if you like cold toast, then knock yourself out!
An easy trick to make the best-toasted bread in an Air Fryer
If you like nothing better than a slice of toast bread with melted butter, then we’ve got a great tip for you on how to use an air fryer to your advantage!
Around two minutes before your toast is ready, add butter to each slice while it’s still in the air fryer, and continue to air fry it.
The air frying machine will then melt the butter for you, so when it’s cooked it’s the most delicious buttery baked toast.
Recipe notes and expert tips
More air fryer recipes for you to enjoy
If you’ve tried our air fryer toasted bread recipe, then why not try these other easy recipes? Air fryer frozen onion rings, air fryer cheesy carrots, air fryer zucchini, air fryer Brussels sprouts, and air fryer asparagus.
How to make air fryer toast with step-by-step instructions
Making our air fryer toast recipe is easy if you follow our simple instructions.
A full printable recipe and the measurements in both US customary and metric are available in the recipe card below.
Preheat your air fryer to 400°F/200°C according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
If you’re using a basket-style air fryer, then place your favorite bread in the air fryer basket, flat and in a single layer.
If you are using an oven-style air fryer, then add the bread to the trays placing them in between each rack.
Cook for approximately 4 – 7 minutes, turning halfway through until you get it to your preferred crispness.
Remove your toast from the air fryer oven and serve immediately.
Enjoy your toasted bread!
We hope you enjoy making and eating air fryer toast bread and would love to hear how you got on with making yours!
Please leave a comment below and feel free to ask any questions you may have.
Air fryer toast
- 4 slices Bread
- Preheat your air fryer to 400°F/200°C according to the manufacturer's instructions
- If you're using a basket-style air fryer, then place your favorite bread in the air fryer basket, flat and in a single layer. If you are using an oven-style air fryer, then add the bread to the trays placing them in between each rack4 slices Bread
- Cook for approximately 4 – 7 minutes, turning halfway through until you get it to your preferred crispness. Remove your toast from the air fryer oven and serve immediately. Enjoy your toasted bread!
- Skip preheating?
Don’t be tempted to skip preheating the air fryer, if you don’t preheat, the toast tends to become soggy
Please note that nutrient values are estimates only. Variations can occur due to product availability and manner of food preparation. Nutrition may vary based on methods of origin, preparation, freshness of ingredients, and other factors.
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