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Air Fryer Christmas Red Velvet Snow Globe Cupcakes

Air Fryer Christmas Red Velvet Snow Globe Cupcakes

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  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 35
  • Yield: 15 Servings 1x
  • Category: Baked Goods
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


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.




For the Cake:

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup (200 g) sugar
  • 2/3 cup (160 g) buttermilk
  • ½ cup (120 g) vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 g) yoğurt
  • 1 tbs vanilla extract
  • 1 cup + 2/3 cup (210 g) flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ tbsp (7.5 g) baking soda
  • 1 tbsp + 1/2 tbsp (10 g) cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp red food coloring (Please add little by little!)
  • Colorful marzipans

For the Cheese Cupcake Frosting:

  • ½ cup (115 g) butter (room temperature)
  • 1 cup (120 g) cream cheese
  • 2 cups + ½ cup (300 g) powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

For the Gelatin Snow Globes:

  • 14 sheet (28 g) gelatin
  • 5 tbsp cold water
  • 15 water balloons


For the Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F
  2. Place the cupcake sheets to muffin molds
  3. In a large bowl, mix the egg, sugar, yogurt, buttermilk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract.
  4. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, pinch of salt, and baking soda
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the mixture and stir with a spatula (do not over mix!)
  6. Add the gel red food coloring little by little.
  7. Divide the mixture into the cupcake sheets 
  8. Bake for 20 minutes in the oven. Before removing the cupcakes from the oven, test with a toothpick or a knife in the middle is dry take out from the oven.
  9. Rest for 15 minutes to cool down.

To Make these in The Air Fryer, Place the pan into the air fryer for 12 minutes at 320 degrees F, air fryer setting.

For the Cheese Cupcake Frosting:

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

For the Snow Globe Gelatins:

  1. Soak gelatins in cold water for 5 minutes
  2. Squeeze the excess water of gelatins and put them in a saucepan. 
  3. Pour 5 tbsp of cold water over it.
  4. Stir on the stove until it melts (do not overheat!)
  5. Inflate the balloons. 
  6. Cover all balloons with gelatin.
  7. Let it dry for 10 minutes. Then, cover all the balloons again.
  8. Let it dry for 24 hours.
  9. After it dried, pop the balloons and take them off from the gelatins.
  10. Decorate the colorful marzipans as you wish.
  11. Combine all the decorations to the cupcakes.
  12. Plate, serve, and enjoy!

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