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Red Velvet Mug Cakes for Two | Creme de la Crumb

Red Velvet Mug Cakes for TWO

Quick and easy red velvet mug cakes for two, drizzled with caramel sauce and sprinkled with crunchy pecans!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 2
Author Tiffany


  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vinegar
  • toppings: caramel sauce, powdered sugar, pecans (such as Diamond of California pecan halves)


  • In one mug, whisk the egg, oil, food coloring, buttermilk, and vanilla. Add the sugar, cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, salt, and vinegar and whisk until smooth.
  • Transfer half of the batter to the second mug. Microwave one mug at a time for 60-90 seconds until fluffy but firm. Repeat with second mug. Top with caramel sauce, powdered sugar, and pecans as desired. Enjoy!