Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake –– Move over cake in a mug, there’s a new sheriff in town. This air fryer red velvet mug cake is so easy to make and SO delicious, that you’ll never want to make cake in a mug again! Plus, it’s the perfect dessert for when you’re craving something sweet but don’t want to bake an entire cake.

Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake
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I love mug cakes in my air fryer, they are easy and they are fabulous. Today, I am going to show you one of my favorite recipes for Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake.

If you are not familiar with mug cakes, they are simply one person serving a cake, inside of a mug, hence the name mug cake.

Today, I show you how to make a simple mug cake, using nothing more than cake mix and apple sauce. I topped mine off with some whipped cream, which makes for a perfect dessert for one.

What Is A Red Velvet Mug Cake?

Do you love the taste of red velvet cake but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen baking one? Then this is the recipe for you! In just minutes, you can have a delicious mug cake that tastes just like red velvet. So what is a red velvet mug cake? Let’s find out!

Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake

Looking for a quick, easy dessert to make in your mug? Well, look no further than a red velvet mug cake! This delicious dessert is made with cocoa powder, sugar, butter, and eggs, and it’s perfect for when you need something sweet and satisfying in a hurry. So grab your ingredients and get baking!

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake

  • 6 tablespoons red velvet cake mix
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • Optional: Frosting or whipped cream

How To Make Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake

Here are the simple steps to make it in your own air fryer,

Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake
In an oven-proof mug, mix the cake mix and applesauce. Mix until well combined.
Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake
Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake
Set into the air fryer for 5-7 minutes at 350 degree F (air fryer setting)

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I added whipped cream since I had some on hand, but if you do not or want some frosting, that would work as well. This cake will go well with anything!

Remember each air fryer is slightly different, so remember to check your cake, and make sure it’s fully cooked before you remove it, from the air fryer. Once you figure out the exact time and temperature of your Red Velvet Cake, you will be able to make hundreds more! It’s a fun and easy dessert, and a great treat for the kids.

I purchased a great set of mugs, which are oven proof, (which generally means air fryer safe)

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Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake

5 from 7 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
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Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings

Description

Air Fryer Red Velvet Mug Cake –– Move over cake in a mug, there's a new sheriff in town. This air fryer red velvet mug cake is so easy to make and SO delicious, that you'll never want to make cake in a mug again! Plus, it's the perfect dessert for when you're craving something sweet but don't want to bake an entire cake.

Ingredients 

  • 6 tablespoons red velvet cake mix
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce

Optional: Frosting or whipped cream

    Instructions

    • In an ovenproof mug, mix the cake mix and applesauce. Mix until well combined.
    • Set into the air fryer for 5-7 minutes at 350 degree F (air fryer setting)
    • Let cool before serving.
    • Plate, serve, and enjoy!

    Equipment

    • Air Fryer
    • Mug or Ramekin, both oven safe

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1gCalories: 199kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 3gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 366mgPotassium: 163mgFiber: 1gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 8IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 67mgIron: 2mg

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