Best Air Fryer Egg in a Hole

air fryer egg in a hole on a white plate with sausage and fruit.

Air fryer egg in a hole is a delicious, and quick breakfast, Only 2 ingredients are needed and they cook in under 10 minutes. This recipe makes a delicious, healthy weekday meal.


  • 2 slices of bread
  • 2 large eggs
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 340 degrees F
  2. While the air fryer is preheating, use a jar or cookie cutter to cut holes into the middle of each slice of bread
  3. Once preheated, line the air fryer basket with a piece of parchment paper and spray with cooking spray
  4. Lay your cut out slices of bread into the basket and crack 1 egg into the hole of each piece
  5. Season with salt and pepper, then cook at 340 degrees F for 5-6 minutes, or until the egg white is set and the yolk is runny
  6. Use a spatula to gently take them out of the basket and enjoy


  • Use your favorite bread
  • Depending on the size of your bread, you may need to use small eggs
  • Use a jar, glass, or cookie cutter to make the holes
  • Cooking time will vary between different air fryers
  • Toast the center of the bread as well and spread jam over it
  • Use the pre-cut parchment paper rounds for easy clean up
  • These are best made and eaten fresh, leftovers don't store well

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