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Red Velvet Mug Cake

Red Velvet Mug Cake

Flour, cocoa, egg, vanilla, sugar and butter milk with cream cheese frosting
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cream Cheese, Microwave, Mug Cake, Red Velvet
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
30 minutes
Total Time 34 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 830kcal


  • Microwave
  • Mug


  • ¼ cup Butter Milk
  • 1 large Egg
  • 3-4 drops Red Gel Food Coloring
  • 3 Tbsp. Granulated Sugar
  • ¼ cup Flour
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 2 Tbsp. Butter Softened
  • 2 Tbsp. Cream Cheese Softened
  • ¼ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Milk or Cream
  • Sprinkles Optional
  • White Chocolate Chips Optional


  • Spray mug with food release (if you want to remove cake ) add wet ingredients to mug -buttermilk, egg, and food coloring
  • Next add sugar, cocoa and salt whisk together with fork until smooth. Fold in flour
  • Heat full power in microwave for 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds depending on power of your oven . Tooth pick should come out dry
  • Cool before frosting - Hurry process up by popping in freezer or refrigerator

Making Frosting

  • In separate mug or bowl mix the butter and cream cheese with a fork , slowly add sugar and milk if needed
  • Spoon or pipe on to cake
  • Add Sprinkles or chocolate chips as desired


Calories: 830kcal | Carbohydrates: 103g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 290mg | Sodium: 1027mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 78g | Vitamin A: 1521IU | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 3mg