Vegan Air Fryer Carrot Cake for One

Use your air fryer to make a one-serving dessert that's actually delicious. You can keep it all for yourself or make a few more mugs full for your family.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer carrot cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 421kcal
Author Kathy Hester


  • 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour , or gluten-free baking mix to make gluten-free
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar , or sweetener of choice to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground dried ginger
  • pinch ground allspice
  • pinch ground cloves
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened nondairy milk plus
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened nondairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons grated carrot
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon raisins , or chopped dates
  • 2 teaspoons mild oil , or use mashed banana or applesauce to make oil-free


  • Oil an oven-safe mug (**use a single serving size nonstick pan to keep it no oil added).
  • Add the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, allspice and salt then mix well
  • with a fork. It's important to mix well so that the baking powder is evenly distributed.
  • Next add the milk, carrot, walnuts, raisins, and oil then mix again. Bake at 350 degrees
  • for 15 minutes. Check with a fork to make sure the middle is cooked. If not, cook 5
  • minutes more.


Make it extra special by mixing 1 tablespoon of vegan cream cheese and whip it with 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar to make a cream cheese topping!


Calories: 421kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 22g | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 5130IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 2.1mg