Air Fryer Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day

Air Fryer Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day

A good breakfast is one way to get a great start on your day. But on a busy morning getting the kids ready for school while getting yourself ready for work – finding time to cook can feel nearly impossible. Solution – let your air fryer help!

These air fryer breakfast foods are all so much easier to make than you may realize. I’ve collected these recipes from some of my favorite bloggers and let me tell you, the pictures alone will have your mouth watering. You’ll find all your breakfast foods covered, too. From eggs to french toast to bacon, sausage, and potatoes – you can make them all in your air fryer if you know how to do it. And don’t get me started on the air fryer cinnamon rolls!

Up until now, you may have thought of your air fryer as more of a handy tool for making popcorn and french fries. But these things are amazingly versatile. Check out these recipes for air fryer breakfast foods and you’ll see what I mean!

Which one would you like to make first?

Air Fryer Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day

Air Fryer Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day

  1. Homemade Air Fryer Hashbrowns – The Typical Mom

If you’ve ever wondered how to get those crispy hashbrowns at home from scratch, it is a two-fold trick. You have to squeeze out all the moisture you can from your freshly shredded potatoes. And, it really helps to use an air fryer. Check this recipe out for all the secrets!

  1. Air Fryer French Toast – Two Sleevers

If you’ve never thought about making french toast with your air fryer, why not? This blogger makes it sound so easy. And you can’t beat perfectly crispy, yet moist and tender, french toast. Okay, now I’m hungry!

  1. Easy Air Fryer Omelette – Bitz & Giggles

Omelets are awesome – but they take mad skills. If you find folding omelets to be too frustrating to deal with, you’ll love this air fryer version! To be fair, this is more of a frittata than an omelet. But does that really matter?

  1. Air Fryer Breakfast Potatoes – Fantabulosity

You know those wonderful little square potatoes you only find in restaurants? Guess what? You can make them at home in your air fryer! This changes everything!

  1. Air Fryer Bacon & Eggs Toast – Hip 2 Save

If you love bacon, eggs, and toast for breakfast but just don’t have time to cook or money to hire a chef, your air fryer is to the rescue! When you see how easy it is for you to have your bacon, eggs, and toast in a handy form that you can eat on the go, you might throw your fry pan out.

But don’t – you still need it for tacos!

  1. Air Fryer Muffins – The Typical Mom

Baking things in an air fryer can be pretty tricky, but this blogger really seems to have it down. And those blueberry muffins look like little fluffy balls of heaven. Am I right?

  1. Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs – Two Sleevers

When you read how easy it is to make hard boiled eggs in your air fryer, you’ll be as anxious to try it as I am. Of course, can they really be called “hard-boiled eggs” if you didn’t, in fact, boil them? I guess that’s a debate for another time and place.

  1. Air Fryer Cinnamon Roll – I Am Baker

I don’t know about you but I’m pretty sure I really didn’t need to know how easy it is to make this incredibly scrumptious looking cinnamon roll in my air fryer. And if you don’t have one, she helpfully tells you how you can make this in your oven. There is no sense in fighting it – you need this recipe!

  1. Cinnamon Sugar Air Fryer Donuts – Julie’s Eats and Treats

Your family will go crazy when you make them some cinnamon sugar air fryer donuts. I mean, that’s the sort of thing that earns big-time mom points. Dad points, too. The points are redeemable for hugs from your children, so that’s pretty great, too!

  1. Air Fryer Homemade Sticky Buns – The Typical Mom

These sticky buns look like pure temptation. The sweet rolls are smothered in nuts, raisins, and berries. Serve these for breakfast and the kids will be thrilled. Best of all, you’ll know they are getting some good complex carbs to help with their day.

  1. Air Fryer French Toast Sticks – Love Bakes Good Cakes

French toast is definitely a fan favorite with kids – but french toast sticks are a lot more fun! Cook these up in your air fryer to make breakfast a whole lot easier. Plus, the kids will love their little cup of syrup for dipping!

  1. Air Fryer Breakfast Frittata – Recipes From a Pantry

One of the best ways to cook eggs in the air fryer is to make a frittata. Simple, healthy, and perfect for keto or gluten-free lifestyles, you can put almost anything into a frittata and have it turn out delicious. It’s a great way to clear out some leftovers while making a wonderful breakfast!

  1. Air Fryer Egg Bites – Spend With Pennies

Do you love eggs for breakfast but need something you can eat on the go? These air fryer egg bites may be just what you’re looking for. Packed with flavor, you can easily enjoy these during your commute to work!

  1. Air Fryer Sausage Links – The Typical Mom

Cooking sausage links in the morning is something many of us do every day. And we know what a pain in the neck it can be. If you don’t keep a close eye, they can burn, and that’s just for starters. Put those links in the air fryer instead and your morning just got a lot easier!

  1. Air Fryer Bacon – Two Sleevers

Many of us think that putting bacon in the oven is the easiest way to make a batch in the morning. But bacon turns out even more amazing in the air fryer. Check out how easy it is to do!

About the author
Mrs. Hatland is a 30-something married, mom of 7 and the face behind the popular online publication, Motherhood Defined. Known as the Iowa Mom blogger by her local peers and “The Fairy Blogmother” worldwide. She has professional experience in working closely with clients on brand ambassadorships, client outreach services, content creation and creative social media advertising exposure.


  1. I saved this link in my Recipes folder. I had no idea you could make breakfast items like french toast sticks and egg bites with an air fryer! (even though I don’t currently have one- YET, it’s on my Christmas wish list and I’m quite interested in making these recipes!

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