Air Fryer Frozen Waffles

waffles in a plate topped with apple, strawberry and butter
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Whether you are in need of quick and easy air fryer breakfast recipes to get you out the door, looking to inject some sweetness to Sunday brunch or looking for a way to impress party guests, my air fryer frozen waffles are a great way to do just that.

A delicious bite of Eggo waffles made in the air fryer and topped with fruit.

A delicious breakfast cuisine staple, waffles can be made in several ways. you can cook frozen waffles in your toaster, but sometimes this can result in an uneven cook. Belgian waffles are always an excellent treat when you have plenty of cooking time and a waffle iron to make homemade waffles.

Making your frozen waffles in the air fryer, you get to choose your favorite waffles. Whether you like air fryer Eggo waffles, blueberry waffles, gluten-free frozen waffles, or Eggo mini waffles, the options are endless.

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Why This Recipe Works

This recipe works because you can make use of most frozen waffles, and you get a perfectly crisp waffle every time. Plus, making frozen waffles in multiple batches goes pretty quickly in an air fryer.

This air fryer frozen waffles recipe is an easy way to impress a bunch of guests by creating a waffle bar. Simply prepare your Eggo waffles and keep them warm in the oven while you prepare a variety of waffle toppings.

You can even use these air fryer waffles to make yourself some breakfast sandwiches, swapping the bread for waffles and adding eggs and sausage patties.

Or start thinking outside the box with your air fryer waffles. Use them to make a delicious meal of chicken and waffles or make ice cream sandwiches for the whole family.

Ingredients

Some of the ingredients needed to make frozen waffles in the air fryer.

Frozen Waffles:

Choose your favorite brand of frozen waffles or this recipe.

Your Favorite Waffle Toppings:

I'm using butter, strawberries, apple slices and maple syrup.

Feel free to choose whatever your heart and tastebuds desire, including chocolate syrup, whipped cream, and any other thing your family like.

How to Make Air Fryer Frozen Waffles

Step One: Remove the basket from the air fryer and preheat it to 300F.

Frozen waffles placed into the air fryer basked prior to cooking.

Step Two: Remove frozen waffles from their package, coat them in cooking spray, and put them in the air fryer.

Air fryer for 6 minutes at 300 °F.

Frozen waffles after just a few minutes in the air fryer.

Step Three:  Remove cooked waffles from the air fryer basket and add butter, maple syrup and other toppings.

Serve while hot, and enjoy!

Cook frozen waffles in the air fryer to get a crispy golden waffle. Top with your favorite fresh fruit.

Tips

  • Top your air-fried frozen waffles with your favorite toppings like fruits, nuts, chocolate chips, or sprinkles. Drizzle caramel sauce, maple syrup, or chocolate sauce on your frozen waffle. Top them with iced cream, raspberry jam, or whipping cream. Get creative with your air fryer frozen waffles.
  • Think outside the box to find new ways to use air-fry frozen waffles. Substitute the bead or bun on a sandwich with waffles, or make chicken and frozen waffles for dinner tonight.
  • If you are making regular-sized Eggo waffles in air fryer basket, then you will likely only be able to make two frozen waffles at a time. However, if you get the mini Eggo waffles, then you can probably fit four waffles in air fryer basket.

What to Serve With Air Fryer Frozen Waffles

Once you see how perfectly crispy waffles in the air fryer turn out, you will want to make them again and again.

Top your frozen waffle with homemade Instant pot strawberry jam or Instant Pot apple butter at breakfast.

Serve alongside scrambled eggs and bacon for a nice hearty breakfast. Simply top your air-fried waffles with some fresh fruit and a bit of maple syrup for a quicker alternative.

You can even try this Caribbean twist on the classic chicken and waffles by adding my Instant Pot Jerk Chicken recipe to frozen waffles hot and fresh from the air fryer oven. Finish if off with a drizzle of maple syrup or honey hot sauce to take your air fryer waffles to the next level.

FAQs

How should I serve air fryer frozen waffles?

There are a number of tasty ways that you can choose to serve frozen waffles.

Try drizzling your air-fried waffles with honey, maple syrup, chocolate, or caramel sauce.

You can spread them with peanut butter, jam, Nutella, apple butter or even Dulce de Leche.

Chop and slice your favorite fresh berries and fruit like strawberries, peaches, apples, blueberries, bananas, or pineapple. Top your air fryer waffles with your fruit of choice and a little whipped cream.

To sweeten the deal even further, try topping your air fry frozen waffles with some powdered sugar, ice cream, and strawberry coulis for your spin on the classic funnel cake.

What else can I make with air fryer frozen waffles?

If you were a fan of the McGriddle, you might enjoy swapping bread with hot air fryer frozen waffles to make yourself a breakfast sandwich.

You can even cook frozen waffles in the air fryer to serve as pizza crusts to make personal-sized pizzas.

I love waffles thinking outside the box for ways to serve waffles when I want to create a fun and sweet treat.

Since gluten-free waffles are pretty readily available, this makes for a quick and easy alternative to bread for people with gluten allergies.

Other Air Fryer Recipes

I love to cook frozen waffles in air fryer because much like everything else that you cook in the air fryer, they come out perfectly crispy and evenly cooked, quickly, and without being dry. It's for that same reason that I gathered more air fryer recipes for your to try.

Other Breakfast Recipes

When making waffles, whether you are air frying your Eggo waffles or you prefer to cook blueberry waffles from scratch, here are some other breakfast recipes that I enjoy serving alongside my air fryer frozen waffles.

waffles in a plate topped with apple, strawberry and butter

Air Fryer Frozen Waffles

If you are looking for a quick and easy way to dazzle at brunch this weekend, try my delicious air fryer frozen waffles. Ready in just 6 minutes!
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Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Belgian
Keyword: air fryer frozen waffle recipe, Air fryer frozen waffles, frozen waffles, waffles
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 2 Waffles
Author: Corrie

Ingredients

  • 2 frozen waffles
  • cooking spray
  • your favorite toppings

Instructions

  • Remove air fryer basket and preheat to 300F.
  • Lightly coat your frozen waffles in cooking spray, then cook in the air fryer for 6 minutes.
  • Top with your favorite toppings. Serve while hot, and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 97kcal Carbohydrates: 14g Protein: 2g Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0.1g Cholesterol: 9mg Sodium: 205mg Potassium: 30mg Fiber: 0.4g Sugar: 1g Vitamin A: 532IU Calcium: 81mg Iron: 2mg

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Notes

  • Top your air-fried frozen waffles with your favorite toppings like fruits, nuts, chocolate chips, or sprinkles. Drizzle caramel sauce, maple syrup, or chocolate sauce on your frozen waffle. Top them with iced cream, raspberry jam, or whipping cream. Get creative with your air fryer frozen waffles.
  • Think outside the box to find new ways to use air-fry frozen waffles. Substitute the bread or bun on a sandwich with waffles, or make chicken and waffles for dinner tonight.
  • If you are making regular-sized Eggo waffles in air fryer basket, then you will likely only be able to make two frozen waffles at a time. However, if you get the mini Eggo waffles, then you can probably fit four waffles in air fryer basket.
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