Air Fryer Christmas Red Velvet Snow Globe Cupcakes-This is such a fun and exciting way to serve cupcakes this Holiday season. My kids absolutely went ga-ga over these, and there were done in no time. They would make an amazing addition to any holiday get-together, or to bring to a work or Christmas party.

AIR FRYER CHRISTMAS RED VELVET SNOW GLOBE CUPCAKES

Let us face it cupcakes are fun food. I mean, who doesn’t like eating their own little pastry? And the frosting and the decorations make it all the much better.

Red Velvet is a great addition to these cupcakes, totally Holiday! The color red is perfect for December, just like the holiday.

If you do not have a cupcake pan for the air fryer, I have included making these in the oven. So everyone can enjoy it!

Air Fryer Christmas Red Velvet Snow Globe Cupcakes

Air Fryer Christmas Red Velvet Snow Globe Cupcakes are a festive and delicious dessert that will center your holiday celebration. These cupcakes are made with a moist and fluffy red velvet cake that’s topped with fluffy whipped cream and decorated with snow globe decorations.

Moreover, they’re cooked to perfection in an air fryer, making them easy and quick to make. The cupcakes are perfect for Christmas parties, winter birthdays, or any holiday occasion. With their stunning presentation and delicious taste, these Air Fryer Christmas Red Velvet Snow Globe Cupcakes will impress your guests and make your holiday celebration unforgettable.

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Christmas Cupcakes

You don’t need to wait for a special holiday occasion or the help of an oven to make delicious homemade cupcakes! You can whip up something special in minutes with just some kitchen staples and your trusty air fryer. Whether you want to surprise the kiddos with something sweet or impress dinner guests at a gathering, these Christmas-themed air fryer cupcakes will surely hit all the right notes. From adding creamy frosting on top for added sweetness to choosing fun decorations like candy sprinkles and edible glitter – this treat is ready before you know it. Let’s dive into what ingredients are needed for creating your own end-of-year festivity!

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Christmas Cupcakes

Remember the step-by-step directions and detailed ingredient list are below in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the page, as well as the nutritional information.

  • Egg: Use a large room-temperature egg
  • Granulated Sugar: Use regular white sugar, or a blend of brown and granulated sugar, for a sweeter cupcake.
  • Buttermilk: Homemade or store-bought
  • Oil: use either vegetable oil or canola oil
  • Yogurt: Use plain vanilla yogurt or sour cream
  • Vanilla Extract: Use pure vanilla extract for the best flavor.
  • Flour: Use all-purpose flour
  • Salt: Use Kosher Salt or Sea Salt for added flavor
  • Baking Soda
  • Cocoa Powder: Use unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Red Food Coloring: Add enough as you want for the traditional red color

How To Make Christmas Cupcakes In Air Fryer

Christmas is swiftly approaching, and what better way to celebrate than with delicious cupcakes! Whether you’re hosting a small holiday gathering or want to surprise your family with something sweet this season,

Christmas cupcakes are the perfect treat. Even better, if you have an air fryer at home, then making these festive creations just got easier. This blog post will provide all the tips and tricks needed to make yummy Christmas cupcakes in an air fryer – from choosing the right ingredients for a moist yet cushiony texture to finding ways of topping them off creatively! Read on for everything you need to know about baking tasty treats this winter season.

How To Make Christmas Cupcakes In Air Fryer

Step One: Prepare The Cupcake Pan or Muffin Pan

Preheat the air fryer to 320 degrees F using the air fryer setting. Place the cupcake sheets into muffin molds.

How To Make Christmas Cupcakes In Air Fryer

Step Two: Prepare The Cupcake Batter

Mix the egg, sugar, yogurt, buttermilk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, pinch of salt, and baking soda. Add the dry ingredients to the mixture and stir with a spatula (do not over-mix!)

Add the gel red food coloring little by little. Divide the mixture into the cupcake sheets. 

How To Make Christmas Cupcakes In Air Fryer

Step Three: Air Fry Christmas Cupcakes

Bake for 10-12 minutes, in the air fryer, at 320 degrees F, using the air fryer setting. Before removing the cupcakes from the air fryer, test them with a toothpick or a knife. If the middle is dry, take it out from the air fryer.

Rest for 15 minutes to cool down before decorating.

How To Make Christmas Cupcakes In Air Fryer

How To Make Homemade Cream Cheese

Beat the softened butter, vanilla extract, and cream cheese until it gets smooth. Add the powdered sugar and whisk for 3 minutes. Then, take the frosting to the piping bag and decorate them as you wish. Keep it in the refrigerator.

How To Make Snow Globe Gelatins

Soak gelatins in cold water for 5 minutes. Squeeze the excess water of gelatins and put them in a saucepan.  Pour 5 tbsp of cold water over it. Stir on the stove until it melts (do not overheat!) Inflate the balloons.  Cover all balloons with gelatin. Let it dry for 10 minutes. Then, cover all the balloons again. Let it dry for 24 hours. After it dried, pop the balloons and remove them from the gelatins. Decorate the colorful marzipans as you wish. Combine all the decorations with the cupcakes.

How To Make Christmas Cupcakes In Air Fryer

Pro Tips For The Best Christmas Cupcakes

Here are some pro tips for making the best Christmas cupcakes:

  • Use room temperature ingredients: Make sure all the ingredients are at room temperature before mixing. This will help create a smooth and even batter.
  • Measure accurately: Use measuring cups and spoons to ensure accurate measurements. This will ensure that the cupcakes bake evenly and taste delicious.
  • Do not overmix the batter: Overmixing the batter can make the cupcakes tough and dense. Mix until just combined.
  • Preheat the air fryer: Preheat the air fryer before adding the cupcakes to ensure even cooking.
  • Use a piping bag to frost the cupcakes: Using a piping bag to frost them will give them a professional look and ensure that the frosting is evenly distributed.
  • Add festive decorations: Add festive decorations, such as snow globes, candy canes, or sprinkles, to make the cupcakes look festive and fun.
  • Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before decorating: Decorating them before they are completely cool can cause the frosting to melt or slide off.

By following these pro tips, you can make delicious and perfectly decorated Christmas cupcakes that are sure to impress your guests. Enjoy your festive and tasty holiday dessert!

Here are some pro tips for making the best Christmas cupcakes:

Use room temperature ingredients: Make sure all the ingredients are at room temperature before mixing. This will help create a smooth and even batter.

Measure accurately: Use measuring cups and spoons to ensure accurate measurements. This will ensure that the cupcakes bake evenly and taste delicious.

Do not overmix the batter: Overmixing the batter can make the cupcakes tough and dense. Mix until just combined.

Preheat the air fryer: Preheat the air fryer before adding the cupcakes to ensure even cooking.

Use a piping bag to frost the cupcakes: Using a piping bag to frost the cupcakes will give them a professional look and ensure that the frosting is evenly distributed.

Add festive decorations: Add festive decorations, such as snow globes, candy canes, or sprinkles to make the cupcakes look festive and fun.

Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before decorating: Decorating the cupcakes before they are completely cool can cause the frosting to melt or slide off.

By following these pro tips, you can make delicious and perfectly decorated Christmas cupcakes that are sure to impress your guests. Enjoy your festive and tasty holiday dessert!

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AIR FRYER CHRISTMAS RED VELVET SNOW GLOBE CUPCAKES

Air Fryer Christmas Red Velvet Snow Globe Cupcakes

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
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Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 15 Servings

Description

Air Fryer Christmas Red Velvet Snow Globe Cupcakes-This is such a fun and exciting way to serve cupcakes this Holiday season. My kids absolutely went ga-ga over these, and there were done in no time. They would make an amazing addition to any holiday get-together, or to bring to a work or Christmas party.

Ingredients 

Christmas Cupcake Ingredients:

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt, plain
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon red food coloring, (Please add little by little!)

Cheese Cupcake Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup butter, (room temperature)
  • 1 cup cream cheese, (room temperature)
  • 2 1/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Gelatin Snow Globes:

  • 14 sheets gelatin
  • 5 tablespoons cold water
  • 15 water balloons

Instructions

  • Preheat the air fryer to 320 degrees F using the air fryer setting. Place the cupcake sheets into muffin molds.
  • Mix the egg, sugar, yogurt, buttermilk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, pinch of salt, and baking soda. Add the dry ingredients to the mixture and stir with a spatula (do not over-mix!)
  • Add the gel red food coloring little by little. Divide the mixture into the cupcake sheets. 
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes, in the air fryer, at 320 degrees F, using the air fryer setting. Before removing the cupcakes from the air fryer, test them with a toothpick or a knife. If the middle is dry, take it out from the air fryer.
  • Rest for 15 minutes to cool down before decorating.
  • Beat the softened butter, vanilla extract, and cream cheese until it gets smooth. Add the powdered sugar and whisk for 3 minutes. Then, take the frosting to the piping bag and decorate them as you wish. Keep it in the refrigerator.
  • oak gelatins in cold water for 5 minutes. Squeeze the excess water of gelatins and put them in a saucepan.  Pour 5 tbsp of cold water over it. Stir on the stove until it melts (do not overheat!) Inflate the balloons.  Cover all balloons with gelatin. Let it dry for 10 minutes. Then, cover all the balloons again. Let it dry for 24 hours. After it dried, pop the balloons and remove them from the gelatins. Decorate the colorful marzipans as you wish. Combine all the decorations with the cupcakes.

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Muffin Pan, or muffin tin
  • cupcakes liners

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 370kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 5gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 383mgPotassium: 70mgFiber: 1gSugar: 33gVitamin A: 431IUVitamin C: 0.01mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 1mg

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