Air fryers are an absolute game changer. Once you use one, you really won’t look back, and you’ll probably find yourself using your air fryer for most meals. Including breakfast.
There are all sorts of delicious breakfast dishes that you can prepare in your air fryer, and the range of different things that you can prepare will probably surprise you.
In this guide, we’ll be taking a look at 28 delicious and quick air fryer breakfast recipes. So if you want to find out more, keep on reading!
First up, let’s talk about the classic full English breakfast. Across the pond this breakfast is a firm favorite that is often enjoyed throughout the entire day. But in our opinion, it works best for breakfast.
An English breakfast is basically a standard breakfast featuring bacon, eggs, sausage, beans, and often mushrooms (see also ‘28 Brilliant Breakfast Recipes With Bacon‘).
It is a hearty breakfast, and the best thing about this recipe is that you can cook all the ingredients in your air fryer at the same time.
There is something for everyone in this recipe, and you can easily serve a couple of people at once, which is why it is at the top of our list.
Alternatively, if your favorite breakfast food is eggs, then this breakfast frittata recipe is made for you. It is simple to make and will be ready to eat in just a few minutes. It is also incredibly nutritious too!
This breakfast frittata recipe features a lot of vegetables, so it is great if you are catering for any vegetarian guests. It is delicious and quick, and perfect for a busy morning.
However, did you know that you can make French toast in your air fryer? We bet you didn’t!
French toast is one of the best breakfast foods that you can get here in the USA, and using your air fryer will make baking this delicious meal even easier.
This French toast recipe will be ready to eat in just 15 minutes, and you only need a handful of ingredients too. It is perfect when you want a quick and easy breakfast that your family will love.
An even easier breakfast recipe to prepare in your air fryer is this egg in a basket recipe.
You won’t believe how easy this breakfast is to prepare, and how delicious it is, until you give it a try. So what are you waiting for?
If you loved the look of the egg in a basket recipe that we have just checked out, but think it could benefit from some bacon too, then look no further than this recipe.
Bacon and egg toast is absolutely delicious and perfect for any meat lovers in your family!
On the topic of eggs, we have to speak about cooking eggs in your air fryer – especially fried eggs.
Fried eggs aren’t pleasant to cook, they are oily and very messy. But this air fryer recipe allows you to prepare eggs in your air fryer, with minimal mess, in minutes. You really need to give it a try!
A great breakfast air fryer recipe for your children is this breakfast bomb recipe. It is super fun and incredibly delicious too. We love this recipe, and so will your family!
There are lots of different ways that you can prepare potatoes to serve at breakfast, but once you try this recipe, you won’t look back.
These potatoes only take 15 minutes to prepare, and taste delicious when you pair them with a fried egg. It is definitely worth giving this recipe a try.
It is hard to believe that we have gone this far in this guide without mentioning the humble omelet.
There are very few breakfast foods out there that can beat an omelet, and this recipe gives you a lot of flexibility with which fillings you use. It is quick and easy to make, and delicious too!
Although, thanks to fast food restaurants such as McDonald’s (see also ‘19 Of The Most Delicious Coffee Drinks On The McDonald’s Menu‘), the breakfast sandwich has become incredibly popular too.
If you don’t fancy a trip for a McMuffin, you should check out this recipe for a quick breakfast sandwich that you can make at home in your air fryer.
If you liked the look of our bacon and egg toast recipe, but want to reduce your carbohydrate intake, you have to try this air fryer bacon and egg cups recipe.
These cups create a delicious breakfast treat without using any bread. They are simple to make and super cute too, perfect for a light breakfast that you can pick at.
Likewise, if you loved the look of our last recipe, but don’t eat meat, then this recipe is perfect for you.
This recipe is very similar to the last one that we looked at, except it uses vegetables instead of bacon to create a delicious flavor. For any veggie lovers out there, this recipe is perfect.
This recipe is very similar, but slightly different, to the breakfast bomb recipe that we looked at earlier.
So if you loved that recipe, you will probably love this one too! Don’t believe us? Just give it a try.
If your go-to breakfast meal at Chick-fil-A is the breakfast bowl, this recipe is made for you.
This recipe allows you to create the delicious meal that is the Chick-fil-A breakfast bowl from the comfort of your own home. You’re going to love this just as much as we do!
Alternatively, if you fancy a sweet breakfast treat, then this air fryer breakfast cookie is the one for you. It takes just 10 minutes to bake and is packed with sweet ingredients that you’ll love. It really is amazing.
Baked oats are another breakfast dish that have become very popular thanks to Pinterest and Instagram.
Baked oats usually take quite a long time to prepare, but not if you follow this recipe. This air fryer baked oats is quick and easy to make, and delicious too! It is definitely one to try.
Breakfast burritos are perfect for eating on the go. So, if you are looking for an air fryer breakfast recipe to take with you to work, this is perfect!
This breakfast bake is very similar to a breakfast casserole. So if you have ever eaten a breakfast casserole, you will love this recipe. The flavor really speaks for itself, so we won’t say anymore – just try it!
One breakfast dish that really was made popular by the likes of Instagram and Pinterest is avocado toast.
You can use this recipe to make your avo toast in the air fryer, allowing you to enjoy it in no time!
If you haven’t eaten pizza for breakfast, you haven’t lived! This breakfast pizza waffles recipe allows you to enjoy pizza for breakfast in a more socially acceptable way. So what are you waiting for?
If you prefer a quesadilla to a burrito, look no further than this breakfast quesadilla recipe! It is packed with classic breakfast ingredients while retaining the kick of a Mexican dish. You’re going to love it!
In contrast, if you love a sweet breakfast pastry, you have to try out this air fryer cinnamon roll recipe!
It is so easy to make, and the cinnamon rolls will taste like they have come fresh from a bakery. We love them, and so will you.
One of the simplest recipes on this list is this twisted bacon recipe. To create this recipe, all you need is your air fryer and some bacon, then you are good to go!
It is quick as a breakfast snack or combined with eggs or potatoes for a fuller meal. Don’t knock it till you try it!
This potato breakfast croquette recipe uses egg and asparagus to create a delicious breakfast snack.
Just like the twisted bacon, you can either enjoy it on its own or with another breakfast ingredient for a larger meal. They truly are delicious and are guaranteed to be a hit with your family.
On the topic of simple breakfast snacks, you will love this air fryer egg roll recipe. It is so easy to make, and can easily be eaten on the go which is why it is definitely one that you need to try!
Let’s wrap this up with some pastry dishes that you can make in your air fryer. These danishes are nice and simple, and you can fill them with whatever jam filling that you like.
So no matter whether you want apple, raspberry, or blackberry danishes – this recipe is perfect.
There are all sorts of yummy breakfast dishes that you can make using Crescent Roll, and croissants are one of the best!
These croissants are insanely simple to prepare, and you will be able to enjoy them in no time. Plus you can bake loads of them at once in your air fryer, so you really can’t go wrong!
28. Air Fryer Donuts
Finally, we couldn’t go without mentioning this air fryer donut recipe. Donuts are great at any time of the year, but especially in the morning because they are super sweet, and perfect with a cup of coffee.
They are easy to make, and once you bake them once, you will easily become addicted! Once you taste them, you’ll understand why.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I Do Scrambled Eggs In My Air Fryer?
Yes, you absolutely can do scrambled eggs in your air fryer! Preparing scrambled eggs in your air fryer is really simple, and when done correctly they can taste a lot better than scrambled eggs prepared in any other way.
To prepare delicious scrambled eggs in your air fryer, we would always recommend cooking your eggs at a low heat for a longer period of time.
This allows your eggs to become really light and fluffy, and it is definitely worth waiting that little longer to enjoy them.
Do Air Fryers Use A Lot Of Electricity?
Yes, air fryers do use electricity. However, in comparison to traditional ovens, the amount of electricity that they use is significantly less.
So, using an air fryer to prepare your breakfast can save you money and also be better for the environment too! You really cannot go wrong with an air fryer.
Is An Air Fryer Healthier Than Oven?
Both air fryers and ovens work by circulating heat around the food to cook it. So, neither an air fryer nor an oven is healthier.
Both of these cooking devices prepare food very similarly, so neither is more healthy than the other. Both are on a par when it comes to healthiness.
In this guide, we have taken a look at 28 utterly delicious air fryer breakfast recipes that are nice and quick to prepare and cook.
All the recipes in this guide take less than an hour to prepare and cook, so they are perfect if you are hungry or in a rush to prepare a meal to eat on the go. Quite a few of these recipes are pretty healthy too!
So no matter whether you want a savory or sweet breakfast, you are in the right place. Thank you for reading!