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Braids with sugar in the air fryer

cornrows with sugar in the air fryer

Preparing braids with sugar in an air fryer is really simple: let's discover the recipe step by step.

There is nothing better than starting the day with a homemade dessert. We thought we'd take advantage of the air fryer cooking to prepare a simple leavened product, excellent for dipping in milk: braids with sugar in the air fryer.

The dough is a sort of brioche which, once leavened, is twisted on itself to obtain the characteristic shape. The sprinkles on the surface make this air fryer dessert even better. Let's see together how to proceed.

cornrows with sugar in the air fryer
cornrows with sugar in the air fryer

How to prepare the recipe for braids with sugar in the air fryer

  1. Combine the milk and water in a bowl and dissolve the yeast with a pinch of sugar .
  2. Then add the flour and sugar and start kneading with a wooden spoon until you obtain a smooth dough.
  3. Add the butter, one piece at a time, making sure that the previous one has been absorbed. If you want, you can use a stand mixer with a dough hook. Then leave everything to rise in the bowl covered with cling film for at least 2 hours or until it has doubled in size.
  4. Divide the dough into 10 equal parts and work them with your hands to obtain a loaf approximately 30 cm long. Fold it in half and, holding a finger in the center to form a loop, twist the two edges of dough together.
  5. Cut pieces of baking paper the size of your basket and place them on top of the braids. Depending on the size , there could be 2 or 3 . Make sure they are well spaced. Leave to rise in the oven with the light on for 1 hour.
  6. Brush the braids with a little milk then distribute the sprinkles to decorate.
  7. Cook at 170°C for approximately 13 minutes, making sure after the first batch that they are well cooked in the centre. Serve them once they have completely cooled.

Always using our versatile appliance you can make a delicious water cake in the air fryer , light and easy to customize.


The braids with sugar in the air fryer will keep for up to 4-5 days closed in a plastic bag.

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