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How To Make Boxed Cake Mix Cupcakes in The Air Fryer

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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 12 cupcakes 1x
  • Category: Baked Goods
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


This is one of the simplest recipes, grab any cake mix and make cupcakes. This works in any air fryer, oven or basket type.


  • 1 box any cupcake mix
  • ingredients for above mix (as shown on the box)
  • frosting, sprinkles, etc.


  1. Start by making the cake mix, as directed on the box. Because Halloween is coming up, I found this fun Halloween Funfetti mix at my local grocery store.
  2. Before you start, spray your muffin tin with non-sticking cooking spray or use olive oil.
  3. Prepare your batter.
  4. Pour the mix about 2/3 way full into your muffin tins.
  5. Set in your air fryer oven or air fryer basket, and set the temperature 330 degrees F, for 12 minutes.
  6. NOTE: If your cupcakes are not done, flip them and air fry for another 2 minutes.
  7. Remove from the air fryer, let cool, before frosting.
  8. Frost the cupcakes sprinkle with sprinkles or jimmies if desired.
  9. Plate, serve and enjoy!

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