How can you make a quick and easy mug cake from scratch? Well, let me tell you: This is the easiest and simplest recipe to enjoy a delicious mug cake within minutes. There’s minimal clean-up, it’s simple to prepare, and it cooks quickly in the air fryer.
When you don’t want to put up any effort, this is ideal for late-night chocolate cravings.
It’s baked in an air fryer, so it’s crispy on the outside and moist and chocolaty on the inside. Yum!!
Mug Cake – What Is That?
A single portion of a traditional cake prepared in 1 minute in the microwave is called a mug cake. It can be baked simply in an air fryer.
If you’re hungry, a cake can be ready to gobble up in under 5 minutes! What’s not to like about it? If there is any cake emergency ever, they’ll undoubtedly become a go-to treat.
How Does An Air Fryer Cake Taste?
An air fryer cake has its distinct texture, just as a baked cake does not have the same texture as a microwave cake—a minor crunchy surface forms on the outside. The cake doesn’t rise as much as the original, but it’s incredibly moist and fudgy.
How Is the Texture of a Mug Cake?
Because this cake is meant to be eaten right out of the mug it was baked in, the crumbs of the cake are a little looser than regular cake crumbs. The crumbs will be moist and fudgy, but if you try to remove the cake from the mug in 1 piece, it will undoubtedly fall apart. Instead, consume it with a spoon straight from the mug.
How Will I Know the Cake Is Made?
Suppose you want to know how far the cake has cooked on the margins compared to uncooked in the middle. In that case, put a toothpick or a simple paring knife into the center and on the sides of the cake. You’ll need an uncooked center that’s about 1 ½” in diameter.
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Air Fryer Chocolate Mug Cake
- Non-Stick Cooking Spray
- ½ cup self rising flour
- 10 tbsp caster sugar
- 2 tbsp cocoa powder
- 6 tbsp coconut oil
- 6 tbsp whole milk
- Lightly grease 2 shallow mugs with cooking spray. Set aside.
- In a bowl, add all ingredients and mix until well combined.
- Divide the mixture into the prepared mugs evenly
- Slide the Air Fryer Basket inside and adjust the temperature to 392 °F to preheat for 5 minutes.
- After preheating, arrange the mugs into the Air Fryer Basket.
- Slide the basket into Air Fryer and set the time for 13 minutes.
- After cooking time is finished, remove the mugs from Air Fryer and serve warm.