Air Fryer Cupcakes

Air Fryer Cupcakes

These fluffy, tasty, and very simple to make vanilla cupcakes made in an air fryer! Enjoy with your preferred frosting and sprinkles added.

Cake Ingredients

  1. Two cups (250 g) of self-rising flour;
  2. 250 g (one and a half cups) of caster sugar (superfine sugar);
  3. 115 g (one and a half cups) of margarine, or softened unsalted butter;
  4. two big eggs;
  5. 120 ml (one and a half cups) of milk;
  6. two tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste;

Easy Vanilla Frosting

  1. 260 g (2 cups) of powdered sugar for frosting;
  2. 115 g (½ cup) of melted unsalted butter
  3. 80 ml (½ cup) of double- or heavy-cream
  4. 1 tsp extract or paste from vanilla beans


  • Put each item in a measuring basin. Using an electric hand mixer, blend the batter until it’s perfectly smooth. Perhaps you should scrape the bottom and
  • To ensure the ingredients are thoroughly mixed, use a spatula to scrape along the sides of the bowl.
  • To divide the dough among 8 large paper cup cases, use a large cookie scoop; if you’re using smaller cupcake liners, use a medium scoop; this will yield 10–12 cupcakes.
  • Put the cupcakes in the air fryer basket and bake for 23–25 minutes for big cupcakes and 18–20 minutes for smaller cupcakes at 160°C (325°F). For this recipe, there’s no need to preheat the air fryer.
  • Verify that the cupcakes are golden and have risen, and that a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. You can extend the cooking time by a few minutes if they are not quite done. Keep for two to three days in a cake container or
  • Wrap tightly and freeze (no icing).
  • Place all of the frosting’s components in a mixing bowl and blend on low speed to blend them together. Once the frosting retains peaks, increase the speed to medium-high and continue beating. Transfer to a piping bag with a big star tip attached.
  • Drizzle a copious amount of icing over the cupcakes. Enjoy after adding sprinkles!

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