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Garlic Bread in the Air Fryer

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I ate a lot of spaghetti growing up and, because of this, I have eaten a lot of garlic bread. My favorite is the garlic French bread but alas, I will eat any bread with garlic and butter.

My love for anything bread is well known, but this isn’t about my love for just bread, but rather my love for garlic bread. There are two options available: frozen garlic bread and homemade garlic bread. They cook at roughly the same time and temperature, so availability and prep time could be your deciding factors. Which bread makes the best garlic bread? As previously mentioned, my preference is French bread as that is what I grew up eating and continue to use when I make it at home. Check out the recipe below for how to make air fryer garlic bread using French bread, whether it’s the frozen kind or homemade.

And try one of these recipes that pair nicely with garlic bread:



Air Fryer Garlic Bread
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
6 mins
Total Time
16 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Air Fried Garlic Bread, Air Fryer Garlic Bread, Garlic Bread in the air fryer
Servings: 2
Calories: 500 kcal
Frozen Garlic Bread
  • 1 loaf Frozen garlic bread
Homemade Garlic Bread (requires saucepan)
  • 1 loaf French bread cut in half
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder (or more to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • shredded provolone or mozzarella cheese optional
Frozen Garlic Bread Instructions
  1. Preheat the air fryer 360° F | 176° C for 5 minutes.

  2. Insert garlic bread into the air fryer pan opened.

  3. Air fry the French Bread Garlic bread for 6 minutes at 360° F | 176° C.

  4. Plate and enjoy!

Homemade French Bread Garlic Bread Instructions
  1. Preheat the air fryer 360° F | 176° C for 5 minutes.

  2. Heat the butter, garlic powder, salt and parmesan cheese in a sauce pan until melted and combined.

  3. Brush the garlic butter liberally on your opened French bread then add the halved loaves to your air fryer pan. Add shredded cheese now if that is your wish.

  4. Air fry for 360° F | 176° C for 6 minutes.

  5. Plate and enjoy!

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