Indulge your taste buds in the irresistible flavors of a homemade air fryer bacon cheeseburger, where the crispy allure of perfectly cooked bacon meets the juicy goodness of a seasoned beef patty. Begin by selecting high-quality ground beef, seasoned to perfection with a blend of your favorite spices. Mold the meat into thick, succulent patties, ensuring a mouthwatering experience with every bite.

Next, elevate the burger to new heights by layering it with slices of sharp cheddar cheese, allowing it to melt into a gooey, savory blanket over the sizzling patty. The air fryer becomes your culinary accomplice, creating a golden, crispy exterior while locking in the burger’s juiciness. The result is a burger that boasts both a satisfying crunch and a burst of savory tenderness.

Now, turn your attention to the star of the show – the bacon. Lay out strips of bacon in the air fryer basket, transforming them into a crispy delight that will add a smoky, salty dimension to your creation. The aroma of sizzling bacon will permeate your kitchen, whetting your appetite for the feast to come.

Assemble your masterpiece with care, placing the bacon-adorned beef patty onto a toasted, buttered bun. Add your favorite condiments – perhaps a dollop of tangy ketchup, a spread of creamy mayonnaise, and a layer of crisp lettuce and juicy tomato slices. The result is a symphony of textures and flavors, where the crunch of bacon harmonizes with the savory beef, the creamy cheese, and the freshness of the vegetables.

With each bite, experience the perfect union of crispy, savory, and juicy elements that make this homemade air fryer bacon cheeseburger a culinary triumph. Elevate your burger game and savor the satisfaction of creating a mouthwatering masterpiece right in the comfort of your own kitchen.


Chaffle Buns

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

For the Burgers

  • 80/20 Ground Beef
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Burger Toppings

  • 3 slices cheese (any variety)
  • 6 slices thick cut bacon
  • 6 lettuce leaves, romaine or iceberg
  • 3 tomato slices
  • 1/8 cup red onion, thinly sliced


For the Chaffle Buns:

Combine the eggs, shredded cheese, almond flour, baking powder in a mixing bowl until a thick batter forms.

Heat a mini waffle maker according to the directions. Pour the batter in the waffle maker (a scant 1/4 cup) be sure not to overfill (recipe makes 6 waffles).

Cook the waffles about 3 minutes, or until steam stops emitting.

For the Burgers:

Combine the beef, sauce, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl until the seasonings have been worked in well. Divide the mixture into 3 equal portions.

Use a burger press, or place the patties between parchement paper and flatten until it is about 1/2 inch thick.

Season the outside of the burger with additional salt and pepper (or seasoned salt).

Can I make a cheeseburger in an air fryer?

Absolutely! We love air fryer burgers! Preheat the air fryer to 390 degrees. Add the burger patties to the preheated air fryer and fry 5 minutes, flip and fry an additional 5-6 minutes. When the burger has reached your desired doneness add the cheese and close the air fryer. The heat will melt the cheese perfectly.

To Assemble the Burgers:

Layer the cooked burger patty, cheese, crisp bacon, vegetables on the chaffle buns and enjoy!

Nutritional Information (Approximate Values for the Entire Recipe):

Chaffle Buns (per serving, assuming 3 servings):

  • Calories: 300
  • Protein: 18g
  • Fat: 24g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Net Carbs: 3g

Burgers (per serving, assuming 3 servings):

  • Calories: 500
  • Protein: 24g
  • Fat: 42g
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Net Carbs: 1g

Burger Toppings (per serving, assuming 3 servings):

  • Calories: 100
  • Protein: 6g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Net Carbs: 1g

Total Estimated Nutritional Information for the Entire Recipe (per serving, assuming 3 servings):

  • Calories: 900
  • Protein: 48g
  • Fat: 74g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Net Carbs: 5g