Easy Air Fryer Bread Homemade From Scratch

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Bread is extremely easy to bake from scratch in any air fryer model.

The air fryer circulates hot air around the dough and creates a crispy and evenly-cooked crust.

However, be mindful of the size and shape of your basket as it may limit the type of bread you can bake.

When baking bread you can use an air fryer recipe or adapt a traditional bread recipe.

You may need to adjust the cooking time and temperature based on the size and type of your basket, as well as the size and shape of the bread.

Always check the bread frequently to ensure it is cooking evenly and the crust is not getting too brown. If you find it is, cover it with a piece of foil, preventing the crust from burning.

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Air Fryer Bread Recipes

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Air Fryer White Bread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 30g unsalted butter
  • 7g dried active yeast
  • 7g sugar
  • 320g plain flour
  • 5g sea salt

How Do You Make Bread In An Air Fryer?

To start, grease a round tin or a suitable tin for your basket measuring 15×7 cm. Set aside.

Using a mixer fitted with the dough hook attachment, add the melted butter, active dry yeast, sugar, salt, and 1 cup of warm water.

If you don’t have a mixer follow the same process kneading by hand.

Start mixing on low speed and gradually add a quarter of the flour at a time.

Wait for the flour to be fully incorporated before adding more flour.

Continue mixing until all of the flour is added and the dough is well-kneaded.

Transfer the dough to the greased pan, cover it, and allow it to rise until it doubles in size, which should take approximately 1 hour.

Next, place the pan with the dough into the basket and cook at 190C /380F.

How Long To Bake Bread in An Air Fryer?

Cook the bread for about 20 minutes or until it is golden brown and the internal temperature reaches 200 degrees F.

Once done, allow the bread to cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer it onto a rack to cool completely.

TIP: The bread will be cooked when you tap the bottom of the loaf and it sounds hollow.

Air Fryer Bread – No Pan?

If you don’t have a suitable pan or tin, not a problem!

You can still make the bread but place the dough directly in the basket.

Once cooked place on a wire rack to cool.

Air Fryer Dinner Rolls Recipe

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How To Bake Dinner Rolls In An Air Fryer

Follow the instructions for Bread In The Air Fryer.

On a surface lightly dusted with flour, knead the dough for 5 to 10 minutes, or until it is elastic and smooth.

The dough should then be divided into six rolls and set aside to rise for one hour.

How Long To Air Fry Bread Rolls?

Once risen, place in the basket and cook at 190C /380F for 15 minutes, until golden brown and hollow when tapped. Turn halfway through cooking time.

3 Ingredient Air Fryer Bread (No Yeast)

air fryer 3 ingredient bread

How To Make Bread Without Yeast

Ingredients

  • 500g self-raising flour
  • 500g Authentic Greek Full Fat Yoghurt
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, mix the self-raising flour, yoghurt, and salt until a dough forms.
  • Preheat your air fryer to 180°C / 360°F for 5 minutes.
  • Shape the dough into a loaf and place it in a suitable tin (lined with greaseproof paper). No tin -just line the basket instead and place the dough on top.
  • Cook for about 20-25 minutes, or until it is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean. Tap the bottom if it sounds hollow it’s cooked.
  • Remove the bread from the basket and let it cool on a wire rack before slicing and serving.

Sourdough Bread In The Air Fryer

air fryer sourdough bread

The crust of sourdough bread is one of its distinguishing features; it is often crunchy and golden brown.

The bread’s interior frequently has a wide, asymmetrical crumb and is moist and tender.

White, whole wheat, rye, and spelt flours can all be used to make sourdough bread.

What Is A Sourdough Starter?

Sourdough starter is a mixture of flour and water that has been fermented with wild yeasts and bacteria. It is used to leaven bread and give it a distinctive sour flavour.

To make a sourdough starter, mix equal parts flour and water in a jar or container, then leave it at room temperature for several days to allow the natural yeasts and bacteria present in the flour to grow and multiply.

Once the starter is active and bubbly, you can use it to make sourdough bread or other baked goods by mixing it with additional flour and water to form a dough.

Ingredients

*You can use 65 g plain flour as a substitute for spelt flour. The taste will be slightly different, but the bread’s texture will be the same.

  • 120 g sourdough starter (Buy Ready made here)
  • 15ml extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp fine sea salt
  • 120ml water

How To Make Sourdough Bread In The Air Fryer

Using a stand mixer, combine the bread flour, spelt flour, sourdough starter, oil, and salt.

Start kneading with the dough hook.

You might not need to add all the water; just enough to make the mixture start to come together.

Knead slowly for five minutes.

If you don’t own a stand mixer use a large bowl and hand knead well.

Fold the dough into a ball or rectangular shape, depending on your basket size.

Place in an appropriate tin lined with greaseproof paper.

Cover with plastic film and give the dough five to eight hours to double in size.

Preheat the air fryer to 200 C / 400 F for 5 minutes.

Cook the dough at 200 C/ 400 F) for about 20 minutes, or until golden.

A meat thermometer should read at least 88 C (190 F) in the centre when cooked.

Before slicing, let the bread cool down on a wire rack.

TIP: If the top is getting too brown, cover it with foil.

Store the bread wrapped in a clean cloth inside a plastic bag. It can be kept up to 3 days.

Air Fryer Rye Bread Recipe

air fryer rye bread

Rye flour is a type of flour made from rye grains and is used to make rye bread.

In comparison to bread prepared with wheat flour, it is usually denser and has a stronger flavour.

Rye flour and wheat flour are frequently combined to make rye bread and can include additional ingredients like nuts or spices.

Ingredients

How To Make Air Fryer Rye Bread

Combine the rye flour, strong white flour, yeast, and salt in a mixing bowl.

In a separate jug, mix the honey with 250ml of warm water, then pour the mixture into the bowl with the dry ingredients and stir until a dough forms.

Rye flour tends to absorb more water, so if the dough seems too dry, add more warm water until the dough is soft.

Transfer the dough onto a floured work surface and knead for 10 minutes until it becomes smooth.

Because rye flour has less gluten than white flour, the dough may not feel as springy as a regular white loaf.

After kneading, transfer the dough into a greased bowl, cover it with cling film and let it rise in a warm place for 1-2 hours until it roughly doubles in size.

Next, place the dough back onto your work surface and knead it briefly to remove any air bubbles.

If you’re using caraway seeds, knead them into the dough.

Shape the dough into a smooth oval loaf and place it into the greased or lined suitable tin (Approx 2lb loaf tin.)

Cover the tin with cling film or a damp tea towel and leave it to rise in a warm place for a further 1-1.5 hours, or until it has doubled in size.

Preheat the air fryer to 180C / 360F for 5 minutes.

Once the bread has risen, place it in the basket.

Cook for the first 20 minutes at 180C/ 360F. degrees, then a further 20 minutes at 200C /400F degrees.

Total cooking time 40 Minutes. Check regularly.

Once cooked leave for 10 minutes and then turn onto a wire rack.

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Air Fryer Gluten-Free Bread

Air Fryer Gluten-Free Bread

Ingredients

  • 300ml water (lukewarm)
  • 4 tsp dried yeast
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 380g gluten-free flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds or flax seeds

How To Make Gluten Free Bread In The Air Fryer

Pour the lukewarm water into a bowl. Add the yeast and mix.

Next add the honey, olive oil and the 2 beaten eggs. Mix well and set aside.

Take a large bowl and add the gluten-free flour, salt and chia seeds and mix.

Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly to form a dough.

Knead with your hands to combine.

Prepare a baking tin suitable for your air fryer by greasing and lining the bottom with greaseproof paper.

Place the dough in the tin, cover with cling film and let it rise for one hour in a warm place.

Preheat the air fryer to 200°C / 400°F for 5 minutes.

Air fry at 200C / 400F for 30-35 minutes.

After 25 minutes turn the bread, remove the greaseproof paper from the bottom and return to the air fryer for another 10 minutes. This will brown the bottom of the loaf.

Let the bread cool before serving.

You can also add in any additional flavours such as herbs, spices, or dried fruit, to customise the bread to your liking.

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