As you know by now, air fryers are great at cooking pretty much anything, from vegetables to chicken to pastries and cakes, but what about toast, can you make toast in an air fryer? Let's find out:[adinserter block="2"]
Can you make toast in an air fryer?
How to make toast in an air fryer
Making toast in an air fryer is simple and straightforward. Here's how to do it:
- Preheat your air fryer to 185°C (370°F).
- While the air fryer is heating up, prepare your bread by lightly buttering it on both sides.
- Once the air fryer is preheated, place the bread slices in the basket.
- Cook for 3-5 minutes, flipping halfway through to ensure even browning.
- Once done, remove the toast from the air fryer and let it cool for a minute before serving.
- Enjoy your perfectly toasted bread!
Tips for making air fryer toast
- Use thick-sliced bread for best results.
- Make sure to flip the toast halfway through to ensure even browning.
- Don't overcrowd the air fryer basket or tray - this can result in uneven cooking.
- Use an air fryer silicone liner for easy cleanup and to prevent bread from sticking to the basket.
- Use a silicone tong or spatula to remove the toast from the air fryer.
Why make toast in an air fryer?
- Speed: Making toast in an air fryer is extremely quick, making it perfect for those rushed mornings when you need to grab breakfast on the go.
- Crispiness: Air fryers use hot air circulation to cook food, resulting in a crispy texture that is perfect for toast.
- Versatility: You can use an air fryer to make all kinds of toast, from classic buttered toast to more creative options like avocado toast or cinnamon sugar toast.
- No mess: Unlike using a toaster, there are no messy crumbs left behind. Simply remove the basket or tray and wash it with warm soapy water.
See also: How to clean an air fryer
Air fryer vs. toaster
- Depending on the size of your air fryer, you could make 6-8 toasts at once, whereas most standard toasters can only make two per batch.
- With an air fryer, you have the option to make thick toast, whereas most toasters have limited space for thicker bread.
- Toast made in an air fryer tends to be crispier and more evenly browned compared to toast made in a toaster.
There you have it - you can indeed make toast in an air fryer. Just follow the cooking instructions above and you'll have perfectly crispy and delicious toast in minutes.