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Quick Air Fryer French Toast for Busy Mornings

This easy and efficient recipe delivers perfectly crispy, golden-brown air fryer French toast every time. Enjoy a healthier version of your favorite breakfast classic, cooked to perfection.

air fryer french toast

When it comes to breakfast, there’s nothing quite as comforting as the classic French toast. It’s like a warm hug from your favorite childhood memories, wrapped in a sweet, eggy blanket.

But let’s face it – traditional French toast can be a bit of a hassle, soaking up your time along with the egg mixture. That’s where the air fryer, our modern kitchen superhero, swoops in to save the day!

In this post, I’m thrilled to share a recipe that transforms the traditional French toast into a quick, effortless delight using the air fryer. Say hello to air fryer french toast – your new breakfast champion!

french toast in air fryer

The air fryer isn’t just for crispy fries and chicken wings. It’s a versatile genie, ready to grant your breakfast wishes with a touch of its magical, hot-air-circulating wand.

This recipe will show you how an air fryer can create French toast that’s perfectly golden and crisp on the outside, yet soft and custardy on the inside – all with less mess and fuss.

Instead of standing over a hot stove, flipping each piece to perfection, you’ll simply lay them in the air fryer basket and let it do its magic. The result? French toast that’s not just delicious but also gives you more time to enjoy your morning coffee or tea.

french toast air fryer

So, grab your air fryer, some basic pantry staples, and let’s embark on a culinary adventure that promises to elevate your breakfast experience.

I’m excited to walk you through each step of this simple recipe. And who knows? This French toast in the air fryer might just become your new go-to breakfast, brunch, or even brinner (breakfast for dinner) favorite!

Enjoy a world of air-fried perfection, where each bite is a perfect blend of crispy edges and soft, fluffy centers.

french toast in the air fryer

Scroll down to check out the recipe and get ready to try it out. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you, and your mornings will never be the same again. Happy air frying!


  • 6 slices white bread
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • Vegetable oil for cooking

I recommend for best results eating this the day you make it, but you can store leftovers like regular French toast, for 1-3 days in the fridge.

air fryer french toast recipe

Reheat in a preheated 350-degree air fryer for about 3 minutes or until warmed through.

eggy bread in air fryer

Get the printable recipe for this breakfast recipe below:

Yield: 36 pieces

Air Fryer French Toast

french toast in the air fryer

Learn how to make french toast in the air fryer! You're going to love this quick and easy breakfast recipe.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 6 slices white bread
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • Vegetable oil for cooking


  1. Slice each piece of bread into six equal pieces and set aside.Bread, eggs, cream, vanilla, and spices
  2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and brown sugar. Whisk the ingredients until the mixture is homogenous and all the eggs have been beaten.eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and brown sugar whisked together in a bowl
  3. Preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes at 390 degrees F.Air-fryer at 390 degrees
  4. While the air fryer is preheating, add the bread pieces to the egg mixture and fold gently until all of the bread pieces have been saturated by the egg mixture. Use a fork or your hands to remove the saturated bread pieces and place them on a large plate.Bread pieces soaked in egg mixture in a glass bowl
  5. Once the air fryer has preheated, coat the basket in vegetable oil or cooking spray and fill the basket with enough bread pieces to fill the basket without the bread touching. Cook for five minutes, or until golden brown.bread pieces in the air fryer
  6. Repeat the process with the remaining bread and serve.Cooked bread pieces in the air fryer


Syrup is not included into nutritional information.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

8 pieces

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 234Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 144mgSodium: 303mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 2gSugar: 11gProtein: 10g

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