Air fryer toad in the hole

Air fryer toad in the hole

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

Difficulty Level: Easy


  • 8 pork or beef sausages
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter (for greasing the pan)
  • Fresh herbs (such as thyme or rosemary) for garnish (optional)
  • Onion gravy (optional, for serving)


  1. Preheat Air Fryer:
    • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cook Sausages:
    • Place the sausages in the air fryer basket and cook for 8-10 minutes or until they start to brown. Shake the basket halfway through for even cooking.
  3. Prepare Batter:
    • In a bowl, whisk together the flour, eggs, milk, vegetable oil, salt, and black pepper until you have a smooth batter.
  4. Grease Baking Dish:
    • Grease a baking dish or the bottom of your air fryer basket with the butter.
  5. Pour Batter:
    • Pour the batter into the baking dish or the bottom of the air fryer basket.
  6. Place Sausages:
    • Arrange the partially cooked sausages in the batter, spacing them evenly.
  7. Air Fry:
    • Air fry at 400°F (200°C) for 18-20 minutes or until the batter is puffed and golden brown.
  8. Garnish:
    • If desired, garnish with fresh herbs.
  9. Serve:
    • Serve the Air Fryer Toad in the Hole hot, with optional onion gravy on the side.
  10. Enjoy!
    • Enjoy this classic British comfort dish made effortlessly in the air fryer.


To ensure the batter rises properly, make sure the sausages and batter are at room temperature before cooking. You can use any type of sausages you prefer for this recipe. Adjust the cooking time based on the size and thickness of your sausages and your air fryer model.

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