Air Fry Biscuits From Scratch

  • Yield: 6
  • Servings: 6
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 10m
  • Ready In: 20m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Carbohydrates

    45 g
  • Cholesterol

    3 mg
  • Fat

    16 g
  • Fiber

    1.5 g
  • Protein

    7 g
  • Saturated Fat

    4.3 g
  • Serving Size

  • Sodium

    580 mg
  • Sugar

    2.2 g
  • Trans Fat

    0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat

    0 g
  • Potassium

    121 mg
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Air fry biscuits from scratch. These all-butter Air Fryer biscuits are a delightful treat that you can easily make from scratch. Made with simple ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry, these biscuits are a delicious alternative to store-bought options.

Air Fry Biscuits

Using the Air Fryer, these biscuits bake up in just a few minutes, resulting in a crispy and flaky exterior, while remaining tender and soft on the inside. The all-butter recipe adds a rich and buttery flavor that will have you coming back for more.

Even if you’re a beginner in the kitchen, don’t worry! I’ve included plenty of tips and step-by-step instructions to guide you through the process. You’ll find that making these biscuits from scratch is easier than you think.

Once you try these homemade Air Fryer biscuits, you won’t want to go back to canned biscuits. The difference in taste and texture is truly remarkable. So why not give it a try? Whip up a batch of these flaky, soft, and buttery biscuits and enjoy a homemade treat that will impress your family and friends.

How to Make Biscuits in an Air Fryer

To make biscuits in an air fryer, you’ll need a few simple ingredients and some basic steps. Start by preheating your air fryer to 390°F (195°C). In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 2 ½ teaspoons of baking powder, 1 teaspoon of sugar, and 1 teaspoon of salt. Cut in 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually add ¾ cup of very cold milk, stirring until the dough comes together.

Next, turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead it a few times to bring it together. Roll the dough out to about ½ inch thickness and use a biscuit cutter to cut out your biscuits. Place the biscuits in a single layer in the air fryer basket, leaving a little space between each one.

Now, it’s time to cook the biscuits. Air fry them at 375°F (190°C) for about 8-10 minutes, or until they are golden brown and cooked through. Keep an eye on them as cooking times may vary depending on your air fryer model.

Once the biscuits are done, remove them from the air fryer and let them cool slightly before serving. These air fryer biscuits are best enjoyed fresh and warm, with a pat of butter or your favorite jam.

Making biscuits in an air fryer is a quick and convenient way to enjoy homemade biscuits without the need for an oven. Give it a try and impress your family and friends with these delicious and fluffy treats.


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Biscuits Serving Suggestions

Once you’ve made a batch of delicious air fry biscuits from scratch, it’s time to think about how to serve them. While biscuits are delightful on their own, there are plenty of ways to elevate them and make them even more enjoyable. Here are a few serving suggestions to consider:

1. Classic Breakfast: Serve your warm biscuits with a side of scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, and a dollop of creamy sausage gravy. This hearty breakfast combination is sure to satisfy your morning cravings.

2. Biscuit Sandwiches: Slice your biscuits in half and fill them with your favorite breakfast ingredients like ham, cheese, and a fried egg. These biscuit sandwiches are perfect for a quick and satisfying meal on the go.

3. Strawberry Shortcake: For a sweet treat, slice your biscuits in half and layer them with fresh strawberries and whipped cream. The light and fluffy texture of the biscuits pairs perfectly with the juicy berries and creamy topping.

4. Biscuit and Gravy Casserole: Transform your biscuits into a comforting casserole by layering them with cooked sausage, scrambled eggs, and creamy gravy. Bake it in the oven until golden brown and bubbly for a hearty brunch or dinner option.

5. Biscuit Pudding: Don’t let any leftover biscuits go to waste! Turn them into a delightful dessert by soaking them in a mixture of milk, eggs, sugar, and vanilla extract. Bake until golden and serve warm with a drizzle of caramel sauce or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

These serving suggestions are just the beginning. Get creative and experiment with different flavors and combinations to make your air fry biscuits the star of any meal or occasion.

How to Store Leftovers

When you have leftover biscuits from your air fryer batch, it’s important to store them properly to maintain their freshness and flavor. Here are some tips on how to store your biscuit leftovers:

1. Allow the Biscuits to Cool: Before storing your biscuits, make sure they have completely cooled down. This will prevent condensation from forming inside the storage container, which can make the biscuits soggy.

2. Store in an Airtight Container: Place the cooled biscuits in an airtight container to keep them fresh. This will help to prevent them from drying out and becoming stale. You can use a plastic container with a tight-fitting lid or a resealable plastic bag.

3. Refrigerate or Freeze: If you plan to consume the leftovers within a few days, store them in the refrigerator. Place the airtight container in the fridge to keep the biscuits fresh. If you want to store them for a longer period, you can freeze them. Wrap each biscuit individually in plastic wrap or place them in a freezer-safe bag before freezing.

4. Reheating: When you’re ready to enjoy your leftover biscuits, you can reheat them in the air fryer for a few minutes until they are warm and crispy again. Alternatively, you can also reheat them in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 5-10 minutes.

Can You Cook Canned Biscuits in an Air Fryer?

Absolutely!. Air frying canned biscuits is a quick and convenient way to enjoy freshly baked biscuits without the need for an oven.

To cook canned biscuits in an air fryer, start by preheating the air fryer to the recommended temperature specified on the biscuit packaging. Then, carefully place the biscuits in the air fryer basket, making sure to leave enough space between them for proper air circulation.

Cook the biscuits in the air fryer for the recommended time, usually around 8-10 minutes, or until they are golden brown and cooked through. It’s important to check the biscuits periodically to avoid overcooking or undercooking them.

Once the biscuits are done, carefully remove them from the air fryer using tongs or a spatula. Allow them to cool slightly before serving.

Air-frying canned biscuits result in biscuits that are crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside, just like traditional oven-baked biscuits. It’s a convenient option for those who don’t have access to an oven or want to save time.

So go ahead and give it a try! Cooking canned biscuits in an air fryer is a simple and delicious way to enjoy homemade biscuits in no time.

Air Fry Biscuits From Scratch


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) full fat milk


Step 1

Preheat your air fryer to 390 F (195 C).

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Mix well.

Step 3

Grate the butter using a box grater, or cut it into small cubes and add it to the flour mixture. Pour in milk and mix everything together with a fork until it's just combined.

Step 4

Put the dough onto a work area with some flour on it. Use your hands to press the dough together and make it into a rectangle shape. Fold it a few times, and use your hands to flatten it until it's about an inch thick.

Step 5

Cut 6 circles from the dough with a round cutter that is 2¾ inches wide. Put the circles in the air fryer and cook 9-11 minutes until the tops are golden. Brush the tops with melted butter before you serve them.

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