Who doesn’t love biscuits? And one of the most wonderful things about biscuits is that you will usually have plenty of leftovers.
Let’s be honest: you can only eat so much bread in one sitting, and it’s so easy to make so many biscuits, which means you’re left figuring out how to reheat biscuits to get them back to their original piping hot state.
Fear not! We’ve got you covered.
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Can You Reheat Biscuits?
Yes! Of course, you can reheat biscuits. They are actually one of the easiest foods to reheat. The trick, as with any food, is to choose the right appliance to use and to take the right steps to use it.
Typically, foods that have been breaded or fried are usually best reheated in an oven or in an air fryer. Foods that have been baked or grilled are often best reheated back in the oven or on the grill.
It’s also essential to understand that you can reheat pretty much any food using pretty much any appliance. So, while one appliance is often better than the others, you can usually still use the other appliances.
Don’t get disappointed if you don’t own an air fryer or a toaster oven or every single appliance listed here. Sometimes, you’ll just have to work with what you’ve got.
With biscuits, it will probably be the air fryer.
Should You Reheat Biscuits?
But wait. Just because we can reheat biscuits doesn’t mean we should.
There are always concerns about food safety and foodborne illnesses to address. With biscuits, we’re more than likely perfectly safe as it is just bread. What could possibly go wrong?
You can even eat your biscuits cold and be just fine. Generally, the rule with any bread is just to watch for mold.
Still, you should always do your own research. I have linked a BBC article on what you need to know about reheating takeaways to help get you started.
How to Reheat Biscuits in the Oven
Reheating biscuits in the oven is perhaps the most traditional way to get the job done. It will take time, of course, but it is a worthy approach.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Place your biscuits on a greased baking sheet.
- Heat the biscuits in the oven for about 7 minutes.
- Remove them from the oven and butter them before serving.
How to Reheat Biscuits in the Microwave
The microwave is the fastest and easiest way to get biscuits on your plate and in your belly.
- Wrap your biscuits in a damp paper towel and place them on a microwave-safe plate.
- Heat the biscuits in the microwave on medium power for 10 seconds. Check them and heat for another 10 seconds if necessary.
- Butter and enjoy!
How to Reheat Biscuits in an Air Fryer
Reheating biscuits in an air fryer is another quick and easy way to get those delicious treats onto your plate.
- Turn your air fryer to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Place the biscuits in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Make sure they are not touching each other so air can get in between them.
- Heat the biscuits in the air fryer for 2 minutes and check them.
- If necessary, heat the biscuits for another minute.
- Serve with butter and enjoy!
How to Reheat Biscuits on a Grill
Shockingly, reheating biscuits on a grill can be an interesting twist on a classic.
It’s not really worth firing up the grill and going to all that trouble just to heat up some biscuits. However, if you happen to already have your grill out and fired up, you can totally heat up your biscuits on the grill.
- Preheat your grill to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Wrap your biscuits individually in aluminum foil.
- Place the biscuits on the grill over indirect heat and close the top.
- Allow the biscuits to heat up for 5-10 minutes, checking on them after 5.
- Serve when piping hot with butter and enjoy!
How to Reheat Biscuits in a Toaster Oven
The toaster oven is a tried-and-true classic appliance that virtually everyone has owned at some point in their lives.
If you’ve got one lying around, or if the toaster oven is your only appliance as you read this, we can absolutely reheat biscuits there!
- Preheat your toaster oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Line your baking tray with aluminum foil and place the biscuits in a single layer so they are not touching.
- Heat your biscuits for 7 minutes and check them. If necessary, heat them for an additional 2 minutes until they are piping hot.
- Serve with butter and enjoy!
How to Reheat Biscuits in a Pan on the Stove
Okay, it’s a little unconventional, but a cast iron skillet is an amazing way to reheat your biscuits.
- Place your cast iron skillet on the stove. Turn the heat to medium and wait until the pan warms up.
- Wrap your biscuits individually with aluminum foil and place them gently in the skillet. Alternatively, you can place the biscuits directly in the skillet coated with butter. Just be sure to watch them carefully, so they don’t burn. You can also place a pat of butter on the top of each biscuit.
- Cover the pan and turn the heat down to low.
- After 30 seconds, flip the biscuits and cover again.
- Keep flipping in 30-second increments until they are heated through.
- Serve and enjoy!
Winner! – The Best Way to Reheat Biscuits Is Using the Air Fryer
Yes! To get your biscuits back to their original state, or close to it, your best bet is the air fryer.
At the same time, I will always root for the extra butter and the extra crisp you’ll get from the cast iron skillet. You’ll get a different experience, but one worth changing things up for.
What do you think? Do you have any tips and tricks to reheat biscuits? Let me know in the comments.