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Red Velvet Mug Cake Recipe

Crave-Worthy Red Velvet Microwave Mug Cake For 2

Satisfy your red velvet cake cravings in less than 10 minutes with this easy-to-make one-mug microwave recipe that's the perfect size for sharing. Once you've tried this, check out our other delicious microwave mug recipes.

Microwave Red Velvet Mug Cake For 2

Microwave Red Velvet Mug Cake For 2


All microwaves are different and vary in power. Each microwave can yield different results, so be sure to watch your cake carefully as it cooks.

Microwave Red Velvet Mug Cake For 2


  1. 6 tablespoons milk
  2. 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  3. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  4. 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  5. 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  6. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  7. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  8. 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  9. 10 drops red food coloring
  10. 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  11. 1 tablespoon cream cheese
  12. Powdered sugar, for serving
  13. Sprinkles, for serving (optional)


  1. In a large mug, whisk together the milk, vinegar, flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, vegetable oil, and red food coloring. Fold in mini chocolate chips, and give it 1 more stir. Add a dollop of cream cheese right in the center of the batter, and push it down so it's submerged completely.
  2. Microwave on high for 5 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  3. Garnish with powdered sugar and sprinkles. Enjoy immediately.

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