A while back, we tested air fryers and found that most models were small and had weird futuristic shapes. They had a low food capacity and the results were far from satisfactory. However, if you are looking for an air fryer, we think that Professional Series Toaster Oven & Air Fryer (without being excellent) is better than most of the air fryers available on the market. Now, considering that the air fryer works by convection, people will probably find toaster ovens far more useful.
The Professional Series toaster oven, which offers all the functions included in air fryers and much more, is a very interesting choice to get the best of both worlds.
A large variety of toaster ovens advertised as air fryers have came into the market in the last few months. We set out to test ten models to find out the differences between them and air fryers. The toaster oven topped them all. After a long evaluation of many models, this toaster oven convection is still our favorite for the best appliance for air frying food even if it isn’t actually an “air fryer”.
A convection toaster oven is better than any air fryer.
The 6-Slice Toaster Oven incredible capacity, accessories and variety of speeds make this appliance the best for air frying, far superior to the air fryers we tested.
When it comes to air frying, the best product we found is the Toaster Oven 6-Slice , which delivered superior results to all the fryers we tested. It also comes with a large number of useful accessories. Foods cooked with Convection Toaster Oven outperformed the rest in terms of crispiness and even-cooking. It is also more spacious and simpler than any typical air fryer, with enough room to bake a 9-inch cake, a 13-inch pizza or a 6-pound chicken. It also beats the air fryers we tested when it comes to useful accessories: it includes a baking sheet, a ceramic pizza stone and two oven racks. With the Toaster Oven you don’t need to buy any extra equipment, because it has everything the air fryer offers and more. A classic 9-inch pan or cake pan will fit comfortably in the oven.
The Convection Toaster Oven is the best pod-shaped model we tested. It takes up little space, it’s easy to use, and it cooks food more evenly than other models (however, at best only “more than satisfactory” results). We think that most people would be happier and more comfortable with the superior cooking capacity and multiple cooking options of a convection toaster oven, but an air fryer like the Toaster Oven may suit you if you don’t have enough space or if you don’t really need that much capacity. Bottom line, we’d only recommend getting the toaster oven air fryer if it’s suits your kitchen and lifestyle.