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Air Fryer Desserts. Introducing you to the best of the best air fryer dessert recipes that you can make at home in your air fryer. From cake in air fryer to air fryer pastry to air fryer muffins and cupcakes we have it covered!

47 best ever air fryer dessert recipes
47 Best Ever Air Fryer Dessert Recipes
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Air Fryer Desserts

Welcome to air fryer dessert recipes. It has now been updated to include even more of our delicious air fryer dessert recipes on Recipe This. We hope you enjoy our 2020 update!

Air Fryer Desserts. Where do I start? With so many amazing desserts that you can cook in your air fryer, what should I tell you about first?

My first thought is how AMAZING the air fryer is for melting butter. You can load your Philips Air Fryer Baking Pan or your cake barrel into the air fryer basket.

Add butter and it will perfectly melt it for you. Then load in your extra ingredients and it saves you on washing up.

Ideal for when you make brownies, granola or flapjacks using the air fryer.

The first sweet treat I ever made in the air fryer was my favourite chocolate chip cookies.

What I learnt from those early air fryer dessert days, is that when you bake with the air fryer, there is less mess and you can get your cook times even more perfect than you would with an oven.

Top 10 Desserts In Air Fryer

top 10 air fryer dessert recipes

I have made more than 50 different desserts in the air fryer and rather than overwhelming you with 50 air fryer dessert options, below are my top 10 that you must make first.

  • Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies – The first sweet treat we ever made in the air fryer and so yummy. You can make as many or as little chocolate chip cookies as you like. You can also swap add in ingredients too.
  • Air Fryer Brownies – What I love most about air fryer brownies, other than that they are delicious and addictive, is that there is zero washing up. Everything is mixed and prepped in the air fryer baking pan. You could even eat them from the baking pan if you wanted to.
  • Chocolate Cake In Air Fryer – Yes you can make a cake in the air fryer and not just any cake but one loaded with chocolate. How amazing is that? This chocolate cake is the one I make in the air fryer for birthdays, parties and holidays.
  • Air Fryer Cheesecake – The greatest thing about an air fryer cheesecake is the simplicity of it. You melt the butter in the air fryer to make the biscuit crumb base, then use the air fryer after cooking your cheesecake to keep it warm and help it set. Before refrigerating it and enjoying it.
  • Air Fryer Chocolate Muffins – These chocolate muffins are better than Starbucks and melt in your mouth. They are made with chocolate sauce first and then a small amount of flour is added before they are air fried. Because there is only a little flour they are much lighter.
  • Air Fryer Cupcakes – Take your muffins to the next level by transforming them for air fryer chocolate cupcakes. They are easy to make and as the muffins cook, you prep your frosting.
  • Air Fryer Ganache – I love to make a quick ganache in the air fryer. Ideal for when you want a chocolate dipping sauce for your air fryer desserts. You can also use it as an alternative to a fondue for a date night or girls night in.
  • Air Fryer Shortbread – I love shortbread because it only includes three ingredients, is loaded with butter and easy to air fry. Perfect for afternoon baking with the kids or grandkids.
  • Air Fryer Deep Fried Oreos – If you have not tried them yet, deep fried oreos are ideal for the air fryer. Instead of being deep fried the pastry covered oreos are air fried instead.
  • Air Fryer Frozen Churros – Any of your favourite frozen sweet treats can be air fried. This includes churros which are delicious in the air fryer and have a wonderful crisp on them.
47 best ever air fryer dessert recipes

More Easy Air Fryer Desserts

Beyond our top 10 best air fryer dessert recipes we also have a few other suggestions:

Air Fryer Healthy Desserts

If you are looking for air fryer healthy desserts these are our top picks:

Air Fryer Pastry Recipes

Or if air fryer pastry recipes are more your thing, then check these out:

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About Sam & Dom

Hi! I am Sam and along with my chef hubby Dom we love sharing with you easy everyday recipes using kitchen gadgets. We are also the authors of The Complete Air Fryer Cookbook, an amazing air fryer cookbook filled with 140+ everyday air fryer recipes.

Beyond the air fryer we also love the instant pot, slow cooker, soup maker, ninja foodi, pie marker and several other kitchen gadgets.

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  1. Cooked a chocolate cake (my Mum’s Pound Cake recipe) in my air fryer last night. Victoria sponge looks yummo, will try that next. Sponges were our family birthday cake too, Mum loved to sprinkle passionfruit on the cream in the middle and over the icing on top. Yummmm

  2. Thank you Samantha. What a wonderful list of desserts, it is hard to decide what to cook in the air fryer first. I think i am going to go with your air fryer brownies first.