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Red Velvet Microwave Mug Cake
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 min
Total Time
6 mins
 

Enjoy a rich, chocolatey Red Velvet Cake in minutes with my Red Velvet Microwave Mug Cake.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Author: Gemma Stafford
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk (substitute sour cream or yogurt if not available)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoons red food coloring
Instructions
  1. Mix all the wet ingredients together into an oversized mug using a fork until batter is smooth.
  2. Add in the dry ingredients and mix until combined
  3. Cook in microwave for 50 seconds. (every microwave is different so cooking may vary)
  4. Be careful not to overcook as batter will become dense and rubbery.
  5. Let cake cool slightly before piping on cream cheese frosting.