Making air fryer frozen waffles is a great alternative to the toaster, plus it's easy to cook many waffles in the air fryer at the same time! Now you can serve multiple people waffles at the same time in just a few minutes.
Frozen Waffles in Air Fryer
Waffles, waffles, who seriously doesn't adore waffles? While sometimes making fresh ones are fun to do, for a busy morning being able to make air fryer waffles from frozen is even better.
With my college age son studying from home this year, we have been air frying A LOT! Cooking foods from frozen is seriously the BEST, and making frozen waffles in air fryer are no exception.
We used the Trader Joes blueberry waffles for our air fryer frozen waffles experiment, any favorite grocery store brand of yours will work just fine. We tested just the standard size waffles, and not the larger Belgium waffle size. If you're trying to make air fryer Eggo waffles, those would be the exact same process!
Whether you're serving up air fryer frozen waffles as the only item on the breakfast menu or adding a side of air fryer breakfast sausage, bacon in the air fryer, air fryer frozen hash brown patties, or air fryer boiled eggs, getting breakfast on the table doesn't get any easier when everyone wants a heated breakfast.
Why You'll Love This!
- Cooking air fryer waffles turn out perfectly crisp and tasty waffles every time.
- Making air fryer frozen waffles lets you cook many waffles at the same time, compared to a toaster that can just do two.
- With a cook time of fewer than 5 minutes, breakfast gets on the table FAST.
- The whole recipe needs just 1 ingredient since we're working with pre-packaged flavored foods here!
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Cooking doesn't get much easier than recipes that just call for one ingredient like our air fryer frozen waffles!
An Air Fryer- A 5.8L Cosori air fryer was used for this recipe.
Can't have gluten like me? Then use gluten-free frozen waffles in the air fryer instead! And be sure to check the labels to make sure what brand you're buying is vegan or dairy free, if that is a concern for you.
Step by Step Instructions
Making air fryer frozen waffles is as easy as it gets, just preheat the air fryer while you're opening up the bag and pulling out the toppings and then pop them in for just a couple minutes!
Preheat the air fryer to 380F for 5 minutes.
Place 2-4 frozen waffles in the air fryer, making sure to leave space between them. You can cook as many waffles as your air fryer will hold at a time.
Air Fryer Waffle Cooking Time
Air fry the waffles for a total of 2-4 minutes, or until your preferred degree of doneness. While we typically flip the food halfway through cooking, air fryer waffles are such a quick-cooking item, it wasn't necessary since the air flow circulates to both sides.
Serve the frozen waffle in air fryer warm with butter, maple syrup, blueberries, whipping cream, or any of your favorite waffle toppings. Enjoy!
- Be sure to leave space in-between the waffles so that they cook evenly, do not stack them in an air fryer.
- If you're cooking the larger Belgium-style waffles you may need to add an extra minute or two to the cooking time.
- Cooking air fryer Eggo waffles would be the same process that we used for the Trader Joes blueberry waffles.
- Preheating the air fryer oven before you start cooking will help with consistent cooking and recipe results.
Making air fryer frozen waffles is basically a one item breakfast, especially on busy mornings. If you have extra time, making bacon, sausage links, eggs, or serving them with or topping them with fresh fruit is always tasty.
Did you make too many frozen waffles in air fryer and want to reheat them another day this week? Skip the microwave and just preheat the air fryer and pop them back in at 400 F for a minute or so.
Yes! You can definitely cook Eggo waffles in an air fryer. Preheat an air fryer for 5 minutes on 380 F, and air fry the frozen waffles for 2-4 minutes, depending on how crispy you want them. No need to flip them over, serve the waffles immediately.
You can cook a frozen waffle in air fryer but not fresh waffle batter. To cook waffles from frozen, preheat your air fryer for 5 minutes on 380 F, and air fry the waffles for 2-4 minutes, depending on how crispy you want to make them. There's need to flip them over, serve the waffles immediately for best results.