Oreo Mug Cake Recipe: Satisfy Your Sweet Cravings

Oreo mug cake recipe Satisfy Your Sweet Cravings
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Single-Serve Oreo Mug Cake Recipe
The best Oreo Mug Cake recipe is warm, gooey, and only requires 3 ingredients! You can satisfy your sweet tooth in less than 5 minutes and with no mess in the kitchen.

Hello friend, I Anne Carter welcome you all to Beyond The Bayou Blog with full enthusiasm to bake today’s recipe: Oreo Mug Cake.

Sounds familiar? right! Yes, as you are thinking we are exactly going to create this recipe using your favorite Oreo cookies. It does not really matter whether you are an expert at cooking or just an adult who wants to recreate magic with his favorite cookies. You will be able to bake this cake with just three simple ingredients and most importantly you would not need to spend hours baking this cake. Simply because this is a mug cake it is sufficient for you if you are having a sudden urge to have some desserts.

I got the inspiration to bake this cake from my niece as she loves Oreo cookies so much that she wanted to try this recipe with me. So yeah today we have one special guest with us who is my niece and is going to help with today’s recipe. I will teach her how to bake this so that she can even try it later whenever she wants. So are you all ready to learn the magic of baking this quick yet delicious cake? If yes, just grab your apron and start the recipe of the day. If you really want to try more such mug cakes which are as easy as this one, go for Protein Mug Cake or Chocolate Mug Cake.

Why I Love This Recipe?

  1. Just for Me: Picture this – after a tiring day, all you crave is a little treat, just for yourself. This cake’s single-serve magic makes it the perfect answer. No need to share, and no big mess to clean up afterward!
  2. Bare Essentials: Can you believe you can whip up something so scrumptious with just three simple ingredients? Grab some Oreos, a splash of milk, and a sprinkle of baking powder – that’s all it takes!
  3. Lightning Fast: Time crunch? No problemo! In less than 5 minutes, you’ll have a heavenly creation ready to satisfy your sweet cravings. It’s like a sweet miracle in record time!

Overview: How To Make Oreo Mug Cake?

Overview How To Make Oreo Mug Cake

Indulge in the ultimate sweet treat with our Gooey Oreo Mug Cake recipe! It’s the kind of dessert dreams are made of – warm, gooey, and oh-so-delicious. The best part? You only need three simple ingredients! In less than 5 minutes, you’ll be diving into a decadent dessert without leaving a mess in the kitchen.

Here’s the lowdown: Start by grabbing seven Oreos and breaking them into pieces. Pop them into a mug, then pour in 1/3 cup of milk. Now, here’s where the magic happens – grab a fork and mash everything together until you’ve got a smooth mixture with no big cookie chunks. Finally, sprinkle in a dash of baking powder to give your cake that perfect rise.

Now, it’s time to zap it in the microwave for 70 to 90 seconds. Keep an eye on it – you want the cake to be just set, with a slight shine on top. Once it’s done, let it chill in the microwave for a minute before digging in. And there you have it – a single-serve delight ready to satisfy your sweet cravings in record time!

Oreo mug cake recipe Satisfy Your Sweet Cravings

Single-Serve Oreo Mug Cake Recipe

The best Oreo Mug Cake recipe is warm, gooey, and only requires 3 ingredients! You can satisfy your sweet tooth in less than 5 minutes and with no mess in the kitchen.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Calories: 439kcal
Author: Anne Carter
Servings: 1


  • Microwave-safe mug
  • Spoon or fork
  • Measuring Spoons


  • 7 Oreo cookies
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder


  • Break Oreos into pieces and put them in a mug.
  • Pour milk and mash everything together with a fork until smooth.
  • Add baking powder and mix well.
  • Microwave for 70-90 seconds until the cake is set but still slightly shiny on top. Let it sit for 1 minute before enjoying.


Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 463mg | Potassium: 319mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 133IU | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 10mg
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What to Serve with Oreo Mug Cake?

What to Serve with Oreo Mug Cake

Time for The Tips!

  1. Time Check: Microwave wattages vary, so keep an eye on your cake. If you’re unsure, start with less time to avoid overcooking. You want it just right – warm and gooey!
  2. Fluff It Up: Craving a fluffier texture? Toss in a smidge (that’s 1/8 teaspoon) of baking powder when you mix in the milk. It’s like giving your cake a little boost of fluffy goodness!
  3. Chocolate Heaven: Want to up the chocolatey goodness? Sprinkle in some chocolate chips before you pop that mug in the microwave. Because, really, can you ever have too much chocolate?
  4. Dress to Impress: Once your cake has cooled a bit, jazz it up with whipped cream, Cool Whip, or a tantalizing drizzle of chocolate sauce. Presentation is key, and this cake deserves to be dressed to the nines!
  5. Oreo Variety: Don’t limit yourself – any type of Oreo will work wonders in this recipe! Golden Oreos, Mint Oreos, Holiday Oreos – take your pick and let your taste buds dance with delight.
  6. Milk Alternatives: Not a fan of dairy? No worries! Swap in your favorite nut milk or any other non-dairy alternative. It’s all about making this cake your own!
  7. One at a Time: Cooking up more than one mug cake? Play it safe and cook it separately. Each cake deserves its moment in the microwave spotlight!
  8. Cool Down: Trust me, I know it’s tempting to dive right in but give your cake a minute to cool down. It’s scorching hot straight out of the microwave. Plus, it tastes even better when it’s cooled slightly – pure dessert perfection!

Possible Variations and Substitutions!

  1. Oreos Galore: If you’re out of Oreos but craving that cookie goodness, try using similar chocolate sandwich cookies. While I haven’t tried it with store-brand versions, they should work like a charm!
  2. Milk Matters: Don’t have dairy milk? No problemo! Swap it out with your favorite non-dairy alternative. Personally, I love the creamy goodness of soy milk in this recipe but feel free to use almond, oat, or any other milk you fancy.
  3. Sweet Swaps: Running low on caster sugar? No sweat! Plain old granulated white sugar can step in to save the day. Your cake might be a tad denser, but trust me, it’ll still be scrumptious!
  4. Baking Powder Dilemma: Forgot to stock up on baking powder? No worries! If you’re using self-raising flour instead of plain flour, you can skip the baking powder altogether. It’s like a two-for-one deal – easy peasy!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Are mug cakes safe to eat?

A: Indeed, they are just as safe to eat as conventional oven-baked cakes. Nothing needs to be concerned about as long as it’s baked through.

Q: Can I double the recipe to make a larger mug cake?

A: Sure, you can double the ingredients; just be sure the larger, microwave-safe container can hold the extra contents.

Q: Can I make this mug cake without baking powder?

A: Although the mug cake rises better with baking powder, you can try leaving it out if you’d like a thicker texture (though it might not be as fluffy).

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