An amateur chef has gone viral with her easy guide to making a red velvet ‘mugcake’ in the microwave in one minute.
Posting the tutorial to YouTube, she racked up hundreds of views and comments with her user-friendly vlog.
How to make a red velvet mugcake: The baking enthusiast from India, who posts on Instagram and YouTube under the name Southern Spice Kitchen, revealed it takes just six ingredients and four steps to make the family friendly recipe
The amateur chef combines 1 table spoon of oil, 1 table spoon of milk, eggs and vanilla extract together in a bowl.
She then takes a separate bowl to mix together all purpose flour, 1 table spoon of sugar, a table spoon of coca powder and a pinch of baking powder.
The dry ingredients are sieved into the bowl with the wet ingredients, before mixing well and adding red food colouring.
The mixture is then poured into a greased mug and put in the microwave for one minute.
Posting under the name Southern Spice Kitchen, an amateur chef demonstrated how a red velvet mug cake can be made in less than ten minutes. Pictured: The baker combining the dry ingredients in a bowl
The baker combined dry ingredients in a separate bowl (pictured), before sieving them into the wet ingredients mixture
The cook poured the ingredients into a greased mug (pictured) and then placed it into the microwave for just one minute
How to make a red velvet mug cake
- 1 table spoon of oil
- 1 table spoon of milk
- 1 table spoon flour
- 1 table spoon cocoa powder
- Pinch of baking powder
- 1 egg
- Vanilla extract
- Combines 1 table spoon of oil, 1 table spoon of milk, eggs and vanilla extract together in a bowl
- Take a separate bowl to mix together all purpose flour, 1 table spoon of sugar, a table spoon of coca powder and a pinch of baking powder
- Sieve into the bowl with the wet ingredients, before mixing well and adding red food colouring
- Pour mixture into a greased mug and put in the microwave for one minute
The amateur chef recommends serving the finished cake with ice-cream.
Impressed viewers have dubbed the cake ‘yummy’ and ‘easy’.
One person wrote: ‘It’s not only kids recipe dear… mine too.. my midnight craving recipe, love this’
Another said: ‘Nice recipe’
The trend has seen hundreds of cakes appear under the hashtag.
Many have topped their bakes with cream cheese frosting, while others have opted for white chocolate chips.
One person posted their satisfying red velvet cupcake recipe on Instagram, revealing they topped their bake with cream cheese frosting
Another individual shared a snap of their impressed red velvet mugcake topped with white chocolate chips
A third amateur baker gushed that their red velvet cake pairs perfectly with cream
A stream of people have commented on Southern Spice Kitchen’s YouTube tutorial, praising the recipe as ‘yummy’ and ‘easy’