How To Heat A Frozen Pizza In The Air Fryer?
If you’re looking for a quick, flavorful way to enjoy your favorite frozen pizza in no time, an air fryer is an answer. An air fryer uses hot air technology to provide a similar taste and texture to traditional deep-fried food without all the added fat and calories.
Not only that, but it’s also incredibly easy to use – all you have to do is throw in your frozen pizza and turn on your air fryer! In this blog post, we’ll provide an in-depth guide on how to heat a frozen pizza in an air fryer so that you can start enjoying delicious pizzas with just about any topping at any time!
What Kind Of Frozen Pizza Can I Cook In The Air Fryer?
Try cooking frozen mini pizza or French bread pizza in an air fryer! No need to wait for the oven to heat up. Check out our table for estimated cooking times, as they differ from regular-sized pizzas. And don’t forget to give air fryer frozen pizza bites and rolls a try – they’re deliciously air fried. Find the printable recipe card below or keep reading for all the juicy details.
Looking to cook up some delicious frozen pizza in your air fryer? You’re in luck! You can cook any type of frozen pizza in there! There are a variety of brands that work great, including popular options like Ellio’s, Red Baron, and DiGiorno.
You can even use Store Brand! Plus, there are plenty more delicious choices to choose from, like Stouffer’s, Celeste, and Tony’s. So go ahead, and satisfy your pizza cravings with ease using your air fryer.
Why Use Air Fryer for Frozen Pizza?
Cooking frozen pizza has never been easier, thanks to the air fryer! Say goodbye to soggy freezer pizzas and hello to a crispy crust that’ll make your taste buds dance.
Plus, you’ll save precious time as the air fryer preheats faster than a conventional oven.
That’s not all! The air fryer is perfect for cooking frozen mini pizzas or French bread pizzas for a quick and easy snack without the wait for the oven to heat up. Get ready to elevate your frozen pizza game!
How To Heat A Frozen Pizza In The Air Fryer?
Step 1: Preheat your air fryer to 390°F/200°C for some crispy deliciousness. Make sure to give it a head start by switching it on 2-3 minutes before you pop in the pizza. I prefer to preheat as I grab the frozen pizza, so it’s ready to go when I am. Give it a few minutes to heat up while you grab your frozen pie from the freezer. Not all air fryers require preheating though, but I’ve noticed better results when I do. Get ready for some mouth-watering goodness!
Step 2: Step up your frozen pizza game with these easy tips! First, unwrap the pizza from its packaging. Then, get creative with your toppings to customize the flavor. Slice up some fresh veggies to offset a meaty pizza, add extra mozzarella for an extra cheesy bite, or toss on some pepperoni. Just make sure to thinly slice your toppings and place them on the frozen pizza before popping it in the air fryer. Impress your friends and family with these restaurant-quality pizzas.
Step 3: Place frozen pizza in the air fryer basket. Place your frozen pizza in the basket or directly on the tray for a crispy crust. Or, if you prefer a softer crust, add some parchment paper underneath (shiny side up).
Step 4: Air fry frozen pizza. Simply air fry for 7-15 minutes until the cheese is perfectly golden and starting to crisp. Your taste buds will thank you.
Spice up your pizza game by adding some fresh garnish after cooking! Top off your pie with deliciously fragrant fresh basil or zesty rocket leaves right before serving. These are best added to pizza after it has been cooked right before you serve it.
With a delicious crustless pizza like Totino’s, to avoid messy cheese spills in your air fryer, simply pop it on a baking tray or sheet of parchment before cooking. Easy and hassle-free pizza-making awaits!
How long do you air fry your frozen pizzas?
Get perfectly cooked pizzas every time with these air frying times. Whether you’re cooking frozen mini pizzas, French bread pizzas, or personal deep dish pizzas, we’ve got the info you need. Add a little extra cheese for ultimate deliciousness. Here’s a quick guide to help you out:
Mini pizzas (6 inches) weighing 6 oz: 5-8 minutes at 400 degrees
Medium pizzas (7 inches) weighing 7 oz: 7-10 minutes at 400 degrees
Large pizzas (8-9 inches) weighing 8-9 oz: 10-15 minutes at 400 degrees
French bread pizza (10-12 oz): 12-16 minutes at 400 degrees
Deep dish pizza: add 2 minutes to cook time above
And if you’re cooking the following frozen pizzas, here’s what you need to do:
Small personal pizza: 6-8 minutes at 400 degrees
French bread pizza: 5 minutes at 350 degrees
Personal deep-dish pizza (like Red Baron’s): 6-8 minutes at 400 degrees
Ellio’s pizza: 5 minutes at 350 degrees, with an option to add more cheese at the last minute for extra cheesiness.
Air fry these pizzas to perfection and enjoy a delicious meal in minutes!
Want perfectly cooked frozen pizza in your air fryer? It’s all about timing! Simply shave off a few minutes from the cooking time on the package, but keep in mind that cooking time varies based on pizza thickness and air fryer power. Start with a shorter cooking time and adjust as needed, checking frequently to avoid overcooking. Keep the perfect timing handy by printing out our recipe and making a note for future reference.
Heating a frozen pizza in an air fryer is one of the simplest and most effective ways to enjoy your pizza. It’s so much faster than a conventional oven and leaves the crust with a crisp texture that you just can’t get in other appliances. It also preserves many of the nutrients from your toppings better than microwaving or baking.
Not only will you save yourself time, but heating your favorite frozen pizzas in an air fryer can be quite delicious! Now that you know how to heat a frozen pizza in the air fryer, it’s time to fire up those leftovers and create something new. So grab your ingredients, preheat your air fryer, and make some delicious snacks that everyone can enjoy!
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I’m Vance Douglas, and I love making pizza. In fact, I love it so much that I decided to build my own oven to make it in. It’s a brick oven that I made myself, and it’s the best pizza oven you’ll ever find.
Making pizza is a passion of mine, and I’m always looking for new ways to make it even better. I’ve been making pizza for years, and I continue to learn more about the art every day. My goal is to create the perfect pizza, and I’m getting closer and closer every time.