Air Fryer English Muffins

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With crunchy edges on the outside and a perfectly soft inside, Air Fryer English Muffins are pretty darn amazing! They make the perfect quick breakfast or afternoon snack with a cup of coffee. Toasted english muffin in the air fryer.

Air Fryer English Muffins

Who knew you could toast english muffins in the air fryer?!? Well, you can and it’s brilliant! No more trying to figure out which number on the toaster to create the best crispy edges without burning. The air fryer toasts them to perfection every time.

And all you have to do is split an english muffin, lay it in the air fryer basket, and cook for 3 minutes! That’s it! The best part is it’s no mess and keeps your counter crumb free. Once you try this easy recipe you just might get rid of your toaster!

Toasted air fryer english muffins are delicious with just butter or topped with jam. They also make a great egg sandwich or crust for mini pizzas.

Toasted english muffin in an air fryer.

How To Make English Muffins In The Air Fryer

You only need one ingredient to make this recipe! Just english muffins! I like to use Thomas’ but any brand will work perfectly and the directions are exactly the same.

Package of english muffins in front of an air fryer.

Start by heating up your air fryer to 400 degrees Fahrenheit if needed. Note, that whether or not you need to preheat your air fryer is dependent upon your model. So just check the manual of your air fryer to see if this step is necessary. If not then just skip it and move on to the next step.

Toasted english muffin in the air fryer.

Now, take an English muffin out of the package, split it in half place, and place it in the air fryer basket. You must lay it flat for it to properly toast. So if you are cooking more than one at a time be sure not to crowd the air fryer basket. 

Toasted english muffin in the air fryer.

Then put the basket into the air fry to cook for 3 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Yet, when the 3 minutes are up if the english muffin isn’t toasted enough to your liking just put it back in the air fryer to cook for another 1 to 2 minutes.

Toasted english muffin in the air fryer.

How long you toast your air fryer english muffins is totally based on how you like it. The most important thing is to set the air fryer to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. At this temperature, it creates the best crispy edges while still keeping the muffin soft inside. 

Toasted English Muffin on a white plate.

What to Serve with Air Fryer English Muffins

English muffins are like any toasted bread. They can be eaten with just a yummy layer of butter, covered in jam, turned into a sandwich, or be served alongside eggs! The options are endless. Here are a few ideas to get you started!

Toasted english muffin on a white plate.

More Air Fryer Recipes

If you liked making air fryer english muffins, you may be interested in some of my other easy air fryer recipes as well! I love cooking all sorts of dishes in the air fryer! It makes cooking a cinch and keeps it healthy too!

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Air Fryer English Muffins

With crunchy edges on the outside and a perfectly soft inside, Air Fryer English Muffins are pretty darn amazing! They make the perfect quick breakfast or afternoon snack!
Cook Time3 minutes
Total Time3 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer english muffins, english muffins
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 1
Calories: 134kcal

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Ingredients

  • English Muffins

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Instructions

  • Split the english muffin in half and place it in the air fryer basket.
  • Then put the basket into the air fry, set the temperature to 400°F, and cook for 3 minutes. If after 3 minutes the english muffin isn't toasted enough to your liking just put it back in the air fryer to cook for another 1 to 2 minutes.
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Nutrition

Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg
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