Mug Cakes & Meals Red Velvet Mug Cake 4.54 from 95 votes Create a Profile! × Sign Up Already have an account? Sign In Jump To Recipe Jump To Video Save Recipe Enjoy a rich, chocolatey Red Velvet Cake in minutes with my Red Velvet Microwave Mug Cake. By Gemma Stafford | February 3, 2017 | 115 Last updated on November 12, 2020 This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure for details. Hi Bold Bakers! Red Velvet Cake is a magical chocolate cake that is synonymous with Valentine’s Day. This Red Velvet Mug Cake recipe was part of my first Microwave Mug Cake YouTube video which has now been viewed almost 7 million times! Now, with more than 100 Mug recipes including savory Mug Meals, I’ve gotten kind of good at this microwave recipe thing. As a professionally-trained chef originally from Ireland, I never thought I’d be making cakes in the microwave. But here’s the thing, microwave mug cakes are what I call the gateway to baking. You may not think baking is for you but do you love single-serving cakes made from good ingredients in minutes? Well, then welcome to the Bold Baking Community! Bold Baking Tips for Mug Cakes & Meals The cook time is based on my microwave which is 1200 Watts so your cook time may vary depending on the wattage of your microwave. When in doubt check your mug meal after 45 seconds just to make sure it is cooking ok. You can always cook it for 30 second intervals if you wish. Also the mugs I use are small, roughly 6oz (¾ /1 cup) but feel free to use bigger. I have many more Bold Baking Tips on how to make the perfect mug cake every time. If you like my Mug Cakes & Meals, you can get more recipes like a Mug Churro, Mug Donut and even a Mug Pizza! Get almost 100 Mug Recipes on my Gemma’s Mug Meals Collection page. Try These Recipes! 2-Minute Microwave Red Velvet Cake Bowl2-Minute Microwave Banana Cake Bowl1 Minute Microwave Brownie In A MugSweet & Simple Keto Mug Cake Watch The Recipe Video! Play Red Velvet Microwave Mug Cake 4.54 from 95 votes Print Recipe Add to Favorites Loading… Enjoy a rich, chocolatey Red Velvet Cake in minutes with my Red Velvet Microwave Mug Cake. Author: Gemma Stafford Servings: 1 Dessert Red Velvet Single Serving Less than 30 Minutes Mug Prep Time 5 minsCook Time 1 minTotal Time 6 mins Enjoy a rich, chocolatey Red Velvet Cake in minutes with my Red Velvet Microwave Mug Cake. Author: Gemma Stafford Servings: 1 Ingredients 4 tablespoons flour4 1/2 tablespoons sugar1/8 teaspoon baking powder1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powderpinch of saltpinch of cinnamon3 tablespoons oil3 tablespoons buttermilk (substitute sour cream or yogurt if not available)1 egg1 teaspoons Vanilla extract1/2 teaspoons red food coloring Instructions Mix all the wet ingredients together into an oversized mug using a fork until batter is smooth.Add in the dry ingredients and mix until combinedCook in microwave for 50 seconds. (every microwave is different so cooking may vary)Be careful not to overcook as batter will become dense and rubbery.Let cake cool slightly before piping on cream cheese frosting.