Are you in the mood for something sweet for breakfast? You're in luck, today I'll show you how easy it is to make French toast in an air fryer! If you've never had air fryer French toast before, you're in for a surprising treat. Let's begin:[adinserter block="2"]
- 4 slices of bread
- ½ cup of milk
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
- 2 large eggs
- ¼ cup of granulated sugar
- Maple syrup and powdered sugar for topping
How to make French toast in an air fryer:
- In a shallow dish, whisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and sugar.
- Dip each slice of bread into the egg mixture, ensuring both sides are well-coated.
- Arrange the soaked bread slices in a single layer in your air fryer basket. Do not overcrowd.
- Set the air fryer to 185°C and cook for 8 minutes, flipping the slices halfway through the cooking time.
- Once golden brown, remove the French toast from the air fryer and drizzle with maple syrup and a dusting of powdered sugar.
Tips and considerations
- Ensure your bread slices are thick enough to hold up in the air fryer.
- Don't skip flipping your French toast halfway through the cooking time. It ensures even browning and crispiness.
- Remember, air fryer models can vary in power. Keep an eye on your French toast to prevent burning.
What can I eat French toast with?
French toast pairs perfectly with a variety of toppings and sides. Here are a few ideas you can try:
- Fresh berries and whipped cream.
- Sliced bananas and peanut butter.
- A side of scrambled eggs or breakfast potatoes.
- A dollop of Greek yogurt and a drizzle of honey.
1. Can I use any type of bread?
While you can use any bread, thicker varieties like brioche and challah tend to hold up best.
2. How to serve the French toast?
Serve it warm with maple syrup, fresh fruits, or whipped cream.
3. Why is my French toast soggy?
Your bread might be too thin, or it might be soaked too long in the egg mixture. Try reducing the soaking time or using thicker bread.
4. What type of syrup works best for French toast?
While maple syrup is a classic choice, you can also try agave nectar, honey, or a fruit syrup like raspberry or blackberry.[adinserter block="2"]
5. Can I make this recipe vegan?
Yes! Substitute the eggs with a mixture of plant-based milk and a tablespoon of flaxseed meal. Use a dairy-free bread and top with vegan butter and syrup.
6. Can I use gluten-free bread?
Yes, gluten-free bread works well for French toast. Ensure it's thick enough to hold up during soaking and cooking.
7. Can I freeze French toast?
Yes, French toast freezes well. Simply allow the slices to cool completely, then store them in a freezer-safe bag. They can be reheated directly from frozen in the air fryer.
8. Can I reheat the French toast in the air fryer?
Yes! Reheat at 175°C until warm.
As you can see, air fryer French toast is a quick, easy, and delicious breakfast option. With just a few ingredients, you can enjoy crispy and fluffy French toast in no time. Give it a try and see what you’ve been missing out on!