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20 Air Fryer Breakfast Recipes That Are Quick And Healthy With Delicious Taste

We all love the convenience of an air fryer, especially on those days that just don’t seem to end! So, why not invest in saving some of these 20 quick air fryer breakfast recipes to either tackle tomorrow morning, or try out another time?

Air fryers are extremely underrated as a part of your kitchen appliances collection, and many lean towards the stigma of laziness associated with them.

Air Fryer Breakfast Recipes

But not everyone has time to cook, and if you can prepare something to be cooked in an air fryer, why wouldn’t you? Life is too short! 

Essentially, an air fryer is a small convection oven that has been designed to stimulate deep-frying, without submerging your fresh food into buckets of oil. The fan circulates air at high speeds, producing a crisp layer on whatever you decide to fry.

It’s a healthier and more convenient way to obtain fried foods and if you’ve got one, please, just use it more! When you’ve been using one for as long as I have, you feel the need to persuade others to do the same to save them time in their lives!

And with all the delicious, (but slightly carb-filled) breakfast recipes out there, making them slightly healthier isn’t exactly a bad thing. 

Quick Table: 20 Quick Air Fryer Breakfast Recipes

RecipesCalories Per ServingPrepartion Time
Air Fryer Sausage Breakfast Burritos 41330 Min
Air Fryer Apple Fritters29725 Min
Air Fryer Breakfast Potatoes15520 Min
Air Fryer French Toast21940 Min
Air Fryer Granola18010 Min
Air Fryer Strawberry Pop-Tarts20020 Min
Air Fryer Breakfast Pizza42815 Min
Air Fryer Blueberry Muffins 50015 Min
Air Fryer French Toast Sticks35025 Min
Air Fryer Banana Bread1501 Hr
Air Fryer Apple Crisp141 50 Min
Air Fryer Cinnamon Rolls23430 Min
Air Fryer Monkey Bread961 Hr 15 Mins
Air Fryer Candied Bacon Sweet Potato Hash367 20 Min
Air Fryer Hash Browns16030 Min
 Air Fryer Sausage Patties18020 Min
Air Fryer Churros22545 Min
Breakfast Egg Rolls with Bacon9530 Min
Air Frying Toast17520 Min
Air Fryer Apple Pie Egg Rolls16025 Min

1. Air Fryer Sausage Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast burritos are filled to the brim with delicious meats, vegetables, and protein. So, why not try out an air fryer sausage breakfast-style burrito to make your morning easier? Wrap it all together in a generous amount of shredded cheese, and you’re good to go, my Friend.

It’s also the type of breakfast meal you don’t mind waking up early for! All that cheesy, and meaty goodness is waiting for you on the other side of heaven, so why don’t you join it?

Calories Per Serving: 413

Preparation Time: 30 Min

2. Air Fryer Apple Fritters

If you fancy a breakfast meal that is as good as a dessert as it is for breakfast, then this cinnamon and apple-laced recipe is for you! It’s practically dessert for breakfast. We’re in no position to complain.

You don’t need to make yeast because these fritters come together so easily, and you can also make them suit your taste. Don’t like cinnamon? No problem! Try nutmeg instead!

Calories Per Serving: 297

Preparation Time: 25 Min

3. Air Fryer Breakfast Potatoes

When you’re sitting and enjoying breakfast, potatoes just seem to make everything better, don’t they? I’ve never met a person who didn’t like carbs, and we never will because they simply do not exist.

This recipe only takes 15 minutes in the air fryer, so I don’t want to hear any excuses, you deserve to taste these delicious breakfast fried potatoes, and you’re going to mama!

Calories Per Serving: 155

Preparation Time: 20 Min

4. Air Fryer French Toast

If you miss out on the chance of a lifetime to try the best French toast made in an air fryer, known to mankind, we’re going to have a falling out. The air fryer has been designed to handle French toast and if you’ve got the chance, try it right now!

It’s divine, buttery, and made with the best quality methods, so you can enjoy your French toast, with a little less guilt on the side. 

Calories Per Serving: 219

Preparation Time: 40 Min

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5. Air Fryer Granola

This is one of those recipes that had even us questioning its motives. How do you cook granola in an air fryer? But, we were proven wrong because it can indeed be done. And well, if I do say so myself!

Granola is usually one I like to buy store-bought, but this recipe was like a knock to the head. I simply cannot justify buying granola again, since I’ve tried making my own in my air fryer. It’s just too good.

Calories Per Serving: 180

Preparation Time: 10 Min

6. Air Fryer Strawberry Pop-Tarts

This may be a rare occasion, but if you’re the type of person who has an air fryer, and not a toaster. Then, this recipe may be perfect for you to toast your pop tarts because if you can air fry it without the worry of extra oils being used, there’s really no reason not to.

Who needs the store-bought ones when you can just make them yourself. Prove the whole world wrong and make healthier versions of the famous pop tart, with the same tasty flavors packed into them. You’re welcome.

Calories Per Serving: 200

Preparation Time: 10 Min

7. Air Fryer Breakfast Pizza

Pizza for breakfast? Yes, please! This recipe uses an air fryer to make the most heavenly pizza possible and yes, it will be a lot of carbs. That’s what eating pizza, no matter how healthy it is, usually entails.

However, if it has been cooked using no extra fats or oils. Is it really unhealthy? You be the judge! Try out this homemade pizza recipe using your air fryer today.

Calories Per Serving: 428

Preparation Time: 15 Min

8. Air Fryer Blueberry Muffins

Now, I’m a baker myself, so this idea just seems like an absolute crime against baking nature! However, since reading up on the recipe, I am delighted to reveal that I judged too soon because of my baking habits.

I shall be trying this recipe again. They just seem to taste better coming from an air fryer, and I don’t understand how, but I’m not going to complain about it! 

Calories Per Serving: 500

Preparation Time: 15 Min

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9. Air Fryer French Toast Sticks

If the recipe for French toast wasn’t enough to almost make you cry with joy, these French toast sticks may do the job. We’re sorry in advance.

They really are just that good, and we could not live with ourselves if we didn’t introduce you to a recipe that uses an air fryer to make them! You’ll have them in almost 15 minutes tops, there really is no downside to this recipe.

Calories Per Serving: 350

Preparation Time: 25 Min

10. Air Fryer Banana Bread

Again, this one is painful for me because I am a baker. Tradition seeps its way out of my blood and forces me to refuse the use of even machine mixers half the time. Let alone an air fryer for my beloved sweet recipes.

However, this recipe swayed me over to the dark side, and now. If I feel lazy, I will make my banana bread in my air fryer. Don’t look at me, I’m ashamed!

Calories Per Serving: 150

Preparation Time: 1 Hr

11. Air Fryer Apple Crisp

Apparently one of the best ways to eat apples is in fact not, whole, as they are. I’m a fruit lover, so I like my fruit as it is, sliced if need be. But, this recipe just took me to another world of sweet breakfast joy, and most mornings I will now snack on these beauties to start my day.

You can too with only an air fryer, and some apples to complete the recipe. Try adding some cinnamon or nutmeg to top them before frying, it’s a game-changer!

Calories Per Serving: 141

Preparation Time: 50 Min

12. Air Fryer Cinnamon Rolls

Speaking of cinnamon, these cinnamon rolls, baked entirely in an air fryer, are delightful first thing in the morning! The French really know what they’re doing in their bakeries, don’t they?

This recipe makes me want to pack up and move to France on the next flight available, and you can come with me too! We’ll take the air fryer and enjoy everything good about cinnamon rolls.

Calories Per Serving: 234

Preparation Time: 30 Min

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13. Air Fryer Monkey Bread

This world-famous monkey bread is one to wow the family with, even for breakfast, and it can be yours with a small amount of effort!

We didn’t know cakes and bread could be made in an air fryer, but we do now! And so do you, so enjoy this recipe with your whole family.

Calories Per Serving: 96

Preparation Time: 1 Hr 15 Mins

14. Air Fryer Candied Bacon Sweet Potato Hash

Anything with the world’s bacon, potato, and candy should be made immediately! And it can be made in an air fryer too.

It doesn’t get any more convenient and fabulous than that. Sweet potatoes and candied bacon are delicious together for the similarities in the dishes. Sweet combined with sweet. 

Calories Per Serving: 367

Preparation Time: 20 Min

15. Air Fryer Hash Browns

Hash browns are a staple breakfast food, and we don’t want you to miss out on the classics now, do we?

So, try this recipe for air fryer hash browns and add them to your full English plate up to start your day off the right way. We wouldn’t recommend it if we didn’t think it was what you need every morning from now on!

Calories Per Serving: 160

Preparation Time: 20 Min

16. Air Fryer Sausage Patties

Again, a staple breakfast food will always include sausages, and what better way to make them than with an air fryer? You get sausage patties that are healthier by a landslide, and they taste fantastic!

They’re tender, juicy, and cooked to perfection because of the quality of air fryers. And with this recipe, you’ll get to cook your favorite breakfast sausage, straight from the freezer. 

Calories Per Serving: 180

Preparation Time: 20 Min

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17. Air Fryer Churros

The first time I tried churros was on a trip to Spain, they were delightful, and I had never tried them before.

Since then, I still have yet to try them in such good quality, because churros outside of Europe, just don’t do it for me. This recipe turned that all around, and now I make them every weekend for my family! They’re obsessed with this recipe, and you will be too.

Calories Per Serving: 225

Preparation Time: 45 Min

18. Breakfast Egg Rolls With Bacon

Breakfast just is not complete without eggs and bacon. They are complementary foods that go together like chalk and cheese, ironically.

But without each other, they wouldn’t be complete! Much like your breakfast isn’t without this very specific recipe. Air fryers have so many uses, and this one is the king of all breakfast meal recipes.

Calories Per Serving: 95

Preparation Time: 30 Min

19. Air Frying Toast

There is no one way to make toast, but making it in an air fryer comes pretty close to the answer! Since air fryers use no extra oils or fats, you can be guaranteed your toast is going to be delicious for all its wholesome goodness alone. No oils!

Calories Per Serving: 175

Preparation Time: 20 Min

20. Air Fryer Apple Pie Egg Rolls

Our final, on this list of quick air fryer breakfast recipes, is this delightful apple pie egg roll recipe.

They’re actually the Filipino version of an apple hand pie, and you must definitely try it out for yourself. They are sweet apple pies, rolled in egg wrappers and cooked in a fryer until perfect.

Calories Per Serving: 160

Preparation Time: 25 Min

Final Thoughts

Well, there you have it, 20 quick air fryer breakfast recipes to tie you over until eternity at this rate! They’re all fantastic, and it would be a shame to miss out on the opportunity to tuck into some delicious recipes, straight from your air fryer, to your plate!

Air frying has never been easier, and these recipes will make your busy morning schedule feel like a dream.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Can You Cook Burgers In An Air Fryer?

The whole point of an air fryer is to serve as a healthy method of frying foods, so yes, you can cook burgers in an air fryer, and you should try it today!

Air fryers use heat to fry your food rather than oil, so you may just be thankful for them when you’re fancying a burger mid-week, but you’ve exceeded your oil or fat content for the week. No more worries.

Can You Make Hash Browns In An Air Fryer?

Yes! In fact, we have a hash brown recipe in this very list that can be made in an air fryer in no less than 20 minutes flat. Air fryers are great for potato-based produce because they crisp them up really nicely for your enjoyment.

What Are Some Easy Air Fry Recipes?

Well, we have a whole list to answer this question for you. However, for your convenience, we can tell you some easy recipes anyway. Fish and chips can be easily made in an air fryer. Possibly faster than going to a chip shop yourself! 

20 Quick Air Fryer Breakfast Recipes

Struggling to find quick air fryer breakfast recipes to enjoy on your weekends? Well, we’ve got 20 of them, so you can sit back and enjoy finding your favorite recipe!


  • Pick a recipe from the list above
  • Click the recipe name and visit the website
  • Collect the ingredients and cook the food
  • Enjoy – don’t forget to leave a review

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Tuesday 20th of September 2022