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Air Fryer Dried Breadcrumbs - Cube the Bread

Air Fryer Dried Breadcrumbs

Turn leftover bread scraps into a cooking ingredient essential quickly and easily
Course Ingredients
Keyword Breadcrumbs
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes


  • Bread Loaf Crust Ends (Can also use slices of bread, great for using up a loaf)


  1. Cut the bread into equal size cubes (about 2cm square)
    Air Fryer Dried Breadcrumbs - Cube the Bread
  2. Place the cubes in the air fryer
  3. Cook for 5 minutes until golden brown
    Air Fryer Dried Breadcrumbs - Golden Brown Bread cubes
  4. Put the breadcrumbs in a food processor
  5. Blitz the cubes in a food processor until they have formed small breadcrumbs (if you don’t have a food processor, you can bash the toasted cubes in a freezer bag with a rolling pin)
    Air Fryer Dried Breadcrumb
  6. Use right away, or store in an airtight container for several months
    Air Fryer Dried Breadcrumb

Recipe Notes

No air fryer? No problem. Toast the cubes at a low temperature (120c/250f/GM1) for 15-20 minutes until golden, then follow the rest of the recipe as written.