How To Cook Frozen Waffles In Air Fryer

Top 5 Recipes For How To Cook Frozen Waffles In Air Fryer

Today, we’re diving into the method of preparing frozen waffles in an air fryer for a speedy and delightful breakfast option. Waffles have surged in popularity, frequently appearing on brunch and breakfast menus at many restaurants. They are incredibly versatile, suitable for both sweet and savory dishes, and are available frozen at your nearest supermarket. This article will guide you through the steps to prepare your frozen waffles using an air fryer, in addition to creating scrumptious homemade waffles. Let’s dive in!

How To Cook Frozen Waffles In Air Fryer

Cooking waffles in an air fryer is easy and efficient. To achieve this, simply:

  1. Transfer your frozen waffles to your fryer basket in a single layer. You don’t want to overcrowd your basket as that will affect the cooking process. Note there is also no need to spritz the waffles with oil.
  2. Set to cook in the air fryer for about 4 minutes at 360°F. Turn your waffles over. Then continue to cook until your desired doneness is achieved (about another 1 – 3 minutes). That’s it!

How To Cook Fresh Waffles In Air Fryer

How To Cook Mexican Waffles In Air Fryer

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time:  20 minutes

Servings: 4


  • almond flour, 1 ½ cups
  • eggs, 3
  • black olives, 1 cup
  • basil, 2 tsp. dried
  • pickled Jalapeño, 1 cup
  • parsley, 2 tsp. dried
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Butter, 3 tbsp.
  • green olives, 1 cup
  • salsa, 2 tbsp.


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 250 F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the ingredients, except the Jalapeños.
  3. Take a waffle shape and grease it with butter. Pour the batter and cook till both sides have browned.
  4. Top with Jalapeños.

Low Carb Keto Broccoli Cheese Waffles

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 2


  • broccoli, 1 cup, processed
  • cheddar cheese, 1 cup shredded
  • parmesan cheese, 1/3 cup grated
  • eggs, 2, beats


  1. Spray the Cooking spray on the waffle iron and preheat.
  2. Use a powerful blender or food processor to process the broccoli until rice consistency.
  3. Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl.
  4. Add 1/3 of the mixture to the waffle iron and Cooking for 4-5 minutes until golden.

Nutrition: Calories: 160 Total Fat: 11.8g Cholesterol: 121mg Sodium: 221.8mg Total Carbohydrate 5.1g Sugars: 1.2g Protein: 10g

Wonderful Chaffles

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 1



  1. Preheat waffle iron. In a medium bowl, merge together salt, baking powder, baking soda, and almond flour then set aside.
  2. Combine your cream butter and sweetener until light and fluffy in a separate bowl. Add in your mozzarella cheese and stir well.
  3. Beat in egg yolks. Blend in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk.
  4. Whisk your egg whites or set in an electric mixer until it forms stiff peaks. Transfer 1/3 of it into your batter. Once combined, fold in the rest of the whipped egg whites until no streaks remain.
  5. Lightly spritz your waffle iron with cooking spray. Ladle the batter onto a waffle iron then set it to cook in your air fryer. Cook the chaffles until golden and crisp. Serve immediately.

Nutrition: Calories 329, Total Fat 11.1 g, Cholesterol 126 mg, Sodium 638 mg, Total Carbohydrate 46.2 g, Protein 10.8 g

Strawberry Ricotta Waffles

Preparation Time: 8 minutes

Cooking Time: 12 minutes

Servings: 2


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda, 2tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 tsp. maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced


  1. Preheat the Air Fryer Grill to 4000F.
  2. Whisk the dry and wet batter ingredients.
  3. Fill in the batter into the mold and bake for 12-15 minutes.
  4. Mix ricotta and vanilla in a bowl. Top with the mixture, syrup, and strawberries.

Nutrition: Calories: 318 Protein: 11.9g Fat: 13.6g

Chicken Thighs in Waffles

Preparation time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serving: 4


For the chicken:
  • chicken thighs, 4, skin on
  • low-fat buttermilk, 1 cup
  • all-purpose flour, ½ cup
  • garlic powder, ½ teaspoon
  • mustard powder, ½ teaspoon
  • kosher salt, 1 teaspoon
  • black pepper, ½ teaspoon, freshly ground
  • honey, ¼ cup, for serving
  • Cooking spray
For the waffles:
  • all-purpose flour, ½ cup
  • whole wheat pastry flour, ½ cup
  • egg, 1 large, beaten
  • low-fat buttermilk, 1 cup
  • baking powder, 1 teaspoon
  • canola oil, 2 tablespoons
  • kosher salt, ½ teaspoon
  • granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon


  1. Combine the chicken thighs with buttermilk in a large bowl. Wrap the bowl in plastic and refrigerate to marinate for at least an hour.
  2. Spritz the air fryer racks with cooking spray.
  3. Combine the flour, mustard powder, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper in a shallow dish. Stir to mix well.
  4. Remove the thighs from the buttermilk and pat dry with paper towels. Sit the bowl of buttermilk aside.
  5. Dip the thighs in the flour mixture first, then into the buttermilk, and then into the flour mixture. Shake the excess off.
  6. Arrange the thighs in the air fryer racks and spritz with cooking spray.
  7. Slide the racks into the air fryer oven. Press the Power Button. Cook at 360ºF (182ºC) for 20 minutes.
  8. Flip the thighs halfway through.
  9. When cooking is complete, an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the chicken thighs should register at least 165ºF (74ºC).
  10. Meanwhile, make the waffles: combine the ingredients for the waffles in a large bowl. Stir to mix well, then arrange the mixture in a waffle iron and cook until a golden and fragrant waffle form.
  11. Remove the waffles from the waffle iron and slice them into 4 pieces. Remove the chicken thighs from the air fryer oven and allow them to cool for 5 minutes.
  12. Arrange each chicken thigh on each waffle piece and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of honey. Serve warm.

Nutrition: Calories: 188 Protein: 21g Fat: 9g

Final Thoughts

Now you know how to create delicious waffles in your air fryer both from frozen and fresh. I hope you enjoyed the recipes we explored. Be sure to let me know if you end up trying any of the featured recipes and how they went.

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