Air Fryer Recipes

Air Fryer Homemade Bread

Make fluffy, soft Air Fryer bread that lasts up to 4 days at room temperature. Slice and serve. A very easy recipe to make. Fresh bread that you can serve for breakfast, lunch, or with a cup of soup.

yield: 8
prep time: 5 MINUTES
cook time: 15 MINUTES
additional time: 1 HOUR 10 MINUTES
total time: 1 HOUR 30 MINUTE


For the roux starter

  • 2 tablespoons bread flour
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • For the bread dough
  • 300-gram bread flour (approx 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons)
  • 120 ml milk (½ cup)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons instant yeast (1 packet)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Make the roux starter. Combine the water and flour in a small saucepan, and whisk until all lumps are gone
  2. Put the saucepan on low heat and whisk continuously for 3-5 minutes until it thickens and has a glue-like consistency. Cool to room temperature
  3. Add the flour, yeast, sugar, and salt into a big bowl. Stir to combine all the ingredient
  4. Whisk and egg and add ¾ of the egg to the roux in the saucepan and stir. Set the remaining ¼ egg aside
  5. Then add the milk, melted butter, and the roux starter to the flour mixture. Knead into a consistent dough by hand, stand mixer, or food processor
  6. When the dough is no longer sticky, transfer it to an Instant Pot and let it proof for 30 minutes or in a lightly oiled bowl. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let the dough rise for 1 hour
  7. Deflate the dough and knead by hand. Fold the dough like you would wrap a gift
  8. Now shape it into a ball and it in a parchment paper-lined Air Fryer cake pan.
  9. Cover the dough with a clean kitchen towel and leave to rise again for 40 minutes
  10. Preheat the Air Fryer to 400℉/200℃. Brush the top of the buns with the remaining whisked egg
  11. Bake the milk bread for about 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
  12. Take the cake pan out of the Air Fryer and put the bread on for 5 minutes on a cooling rack before serving

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