You can quickly and easily make a Toasted Bagel right in your air fryer. It makes the edges crispy and golden brown while the centers are still soft and delicious.
Bagel In The Air Fryer
Starting the morning with an air fryer bagel has become a staple in our household. They are so crispy and delicious!
There is nothing wrong with making a toasted bagel using your toaster, but I needed countertop space, so I chose my air fryer instead. It works better for our family because we use it way more than a traditional toaster.
If you are looking for even more Air Fryer Toast Recipes, some of my favorites are AIR FRYER GARLIC TOAST, AIR FRYER BAKED APPLE TOAST, AIR FRYER, HOMEMADE CINNAMON TOAST, and AIR FRYER AVOCADO TOAST.
Why You’ll Love Air Fryer Bagels
- Incredibly easy
- Great for a fast breakfast or snack
- Can add all your favorite toppings
- Family friendly
Ingredients Needed For Toasting A Bagel in the Air Fryer
How To Toast A Bagel In The Air Fryer
Step 1: Place bagel in the air fryer
Just add your sliced bagel to the Air Fryer Basket
Step 2: Air fry bagel
Set the temperature to 310 degrees F, air fryer setting. Air fry bagel for 2 minutes for lightly toasted, 3 minutes for medium toasted, and 4 minutes for extra toasted!
Air Fryer Bagels Pro Tips
- Observe your bagels, especially if it’s the first time you have ever used your air fryer for toasting. Check the toasted bagel often until it reaches desired doneness.
- You do not need to preheat your air fryer.
- The time is the same for regular or mini bagels.
- I like to add my bagel back into the basket to melt the butter right in the bagel.
Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of bagels do I use?
You can make an air fryer bagel with any variety you have on hand. Or you can make homemade bagel dough and cook that. The cooking times may vary if using dough instead of an already cooked bagel.
Can I make multiple toasted bagels at once?
Sure! It’s fine to make air fryer bagels in batches with more than one bagel at a time. The biggest thing to take into consideration is making sure there is space between them so the air can flow properly.
How do you toast a frozen bagel in an air fryer?
Yes, cut your bagel in half, and then place the frozen bagel in the air fryer basket.
Air fry bagel at 360 degrees F, air fryer setting, for 4-5 minutes!
Great Bagel Toppings
While you can totally eat your bagel right out of the air fryer basket, I find that nothing is better for breakfast than a toasted bagel with a great topping. Here are some of my favorites:
- Jam or Jelly
- Cream Cheese
- Sausage, Bacon or Ham
Some Other Easy Breakfast Recipes, Made in the Air Fryer–
SOME HELPFUL PRODUCTS USED WHILE MAKING AIR FRYER TOASTING A BAGEL–
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Air Fryer Toasted Bagel
- 1 bagel
- toppings, of your choice
- Add your sliced bagel to the Air Fryer Basket.
- Set the temperature to 310 degrees F, air fryer setting. 2 minutes for lightly toasted, 3 minutes for medium toasted, and 4 minutes for extra toasted!
- Plate, serve, and enjoy!
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