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Air Fryer Bread Pudding

If you are a fan of single serving desserts, then you will fall in love with this Air Fryer Bread Pudding. Great for breakfast or dessert, this comes together in no time!

A CLASSIC DESSERT MADE IN THE AIR FRYER

If you have never tried bread pudding, you are surely missing out! I absolutely love a good bread pudding. What I really love is this Air Fryer Bread Pudding! The Air Fryer has quickly become one of my favorite kitchen appliances and you can make literally anything in them – including sweets! You can have these single serving desserts in just 25 minutes! If you are a fan of bread pudding like me or you just want a new and fun way to make it, then you have to try this Air Fryer Bread Pudding recipe.

Overhead photo of one Air Fryer Bread Pudding with a scoop taken out.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

What bread is best for bread pudding?

You will want a sturdier bread if you can, we use Texas Toast in this recipe. Other great options are brioche, challah or french bread.

Can I add other things to this recipe?

Absolutely! We decided to add chocolate chips and nuts to this version but some other options that you can use include peanut butter or butterscotch chips, raisins, dried cranberries, and dried or fresh fruit. You can really make this any way that you’d like.

Can I use regular milk?

We use the vanilla almond milk for the sweetness, but yes you can use regular cows milk you will just want to add an additional 1/4 cup brown sugar.

What chocolate chips are best for this?

We use milk chocolate chips for this recipe but you can use semi-sweet or dark. Whatever your preference is, it will work perfectly.

Do I have to use dark brown sugar?

No. You can also switch this out for light brown sugar or granulated white sugar or another type of sweetener.

How do I store leftovers?

These can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator where they will keep for up to 3-4 days. This can also be frozen, wrap each dish with plastic wrap and then foil and it will keep frozen for up to 3-4 months. To defrost, remove to refrigerator overnight and you can reheat in the microwave or in the air fryer.

Pinterest image close up of Air Fryer Bread Pudding with some on spoon.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)

  • vanilla almond milk
  • dark brown sugar
  • salted butter
  • egg
  • texas toast bread
  • walnuts
  • milk chocolate chips
Ingredients needed: vanilla almond milk, dark brown sugar, salted butter, egg, Texas Toast bread, walnuts and milk chocolate chips.

HOW TO MAKE AIR FRYER BREAD PUDDING:

Whisk the vanilla almond milk, brown sugar, melted butter, and egg together in a large mixing bowl. 

Vanilla almond milk, brown sugar, melted butter, and egg whisked together in bowl.

Add the bread cubes, chopped walnuts, and milk chocolate chips to the bowl.

Chocolate chips and walnuts added to cubed bread.

Pour your liquid mixture over bread and stir, let sit for about 5 minutes. 

Liquid mixture poured over bread and stirred.

Prepare the air fryer by preheating it to 330 degrees Fahrenheit and spray 4 (4 ounce) ramekins with cooking spray. Spoon the bread mixture into the ramekins.

Bread mixture portioned into dishes and placed in basket of air fryer.

Bake in the air fryer for 12-14 minutes or until the top is golden brown and an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Finished Bread Pudding in air fryer basket.

Plate and serve warm. 

Finished Air Fryer Bread Pudding in white dish showing chocolate chips.

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Air Fryer Bread Pudding

If you are a fan of single serving desserts, then you will fall in love with this Air Fryer Bread Pudding. Great for breakfast or dessert, this comes together in no time!
5 from 4 votes
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Total Time: 24 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cup vanilla almond milk
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar firmly packed
  • 3 Tablespoons salted butter melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 5-6 slices of Texas Toast bread cubed and stale
  • ½ cup walnuts chopped
  • cup milk chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Whisk the vanilla almond milk, brown sugar, melted butter, and egg together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the bread cubes, chopped walnuts, and milk chocolate chips to the bowl.
  • Pour your liquid mixture over your bread and stir, let sit for about 5 minutes.
  • Prepare the air fryer by preheating it to 330 degrees Fahrenheit and spray 4 (4 ounce) ramekins with cooking spray.
  • Spoon the bread mixture into the ramekins and bake in the air fryer for 12-14 minutes or until the top is golden brown and an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Plate and serve warm.

Notes

  • You can use any thicker bread, texas toast, brioche, challah or french.
  • There are so many additions you can add to this, see some suggestions above.
  • Cows milk can be substituted for the vanilla almond milk, you will just need to add 1/4 cup more brown sugar.
  • This can be frozen, see above on how to do that.
  • Other sugars can be used.
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American

Nutrition

Calories: 472kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 25g | Sodium: 392mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 39g

Nutritional Disclaimer

“The Country Cook” is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories and other nutritional values can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.

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