Oreo Mug Cake Recipe (3-Ingredients)

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This easy Oreo mug cake recipe is super simple and only requires 3 ingredients. It’s the perfect dessert when you’re craving something sweet but don’t want to make a whole cake. Plus, it only takes a couple minutes to make!

3 ingredient oreo mug cake featured image.

A mug cake is a quick dessert that you can make quickly to satisfy a sweet tooth. All you need to do is mix the ingredients together in a small microwaveable dish then microwave .

This Oreo cake with 3 ingredients doesn’t require the usual egg and it can be made in as little as two minutes. You just need some Oreos, baking powder, and almond milk.

The recipe is so easy that a kid can make it! You can even change up the taste my using different types of Oreos. We love using Golden Oreos for a vanilla cake flavor.

Ingredients

This Oreo mug cake is super easy to make and only requires 3 ingredients! All you need is a few Oreo cookies, some almond milk and baking powder.

3 ingredients for oreo mug cake recipe.

If you have a nut allergy or just don’t care for almond milk, you can use another non dairy milk with a similar consistency. Regular milk will work too but you may need to use a little more.

Instructions

In just a few short minutes, you can enjoy a delicious Oreo mug cake. This easy recipe only requires three ingredients and can be made in the microwave.

Simply mix everything together in a mug and microwave for a minute or two. The result is a delicious, fudgy mug cake that’s perfect for those times when you need a quick sweet fix!

Crumb Oreos

To make the Oreo microwave mug cake, start by crushing up four Oreos into fine crumbs. You can do this with a small food processor, blender, or by placing them in a zip-top bag and pounding them with a rolling pin.

oreo cookie crumbs.

Combine ingredients

Next, add the cookie crumbs to a mug along with the almond milk and baking powder. Just stir until everything is evenly moistened.

ingredients in ramekin.
oreo mug cake batter in ramekin.

Cook

Microwave the mixture for about a minute or until the cake is cooked to your liking. Allow the mug cake to cool for a few minutes before digging in. Then enjoy your cookies and cream mug cake treat!

cooked mug cake in ramekin.

Tips

Here are a few tips to help you make the perfect Oreo mug cake:

  • Grease the ramekin or mug. If you want to serve the cake outside of the container, make sure you rub a little oil or shortening inside before adding the ingredients.
  • Check for doneness early. Overcooking can result in a dry cake so stop microwaving with the center is still a little soft.
  • Don’t overmix! Once you’ve added all of the ingredients to your mug, give them a quick stir until everything is just combined.

Serving suggestions

This Oreo mug cake is so good, you’ll want to eat it all yourself! But if you’re feeling generous, here are some serving suggestions to share the love.

For a quick and easy dessert, top the Oreo mug cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate sauce. If you’re feeling fancier, top it with whipped cream and fresh berries.

You can also go all out and sprinkle on Oreo cookie cookie crumbs and or some additional cookies.

mug cake garnished with whipped cream.

FAQs

Why do Mug Cakes work?

Are microwave Mug cakes safe?

The microwave just cooks the cake batter faster! So there’s no difference in safety eating a microwave mug cake versus a cake baked in the oven. You’ll just want to make sure the cake is fully cooked before eating.

Do you need to put egg in a mug cake?

Generally, you’ll need to add in an egg for most recipes. However, this recipe uses only crushed cookies, baking powder, and milk.

Can you bake the Oreo mug cake in the oven?

This easy mug cake recipe can be baked in the oven or toaster oven if you prefer. Just bake at 350°F until it tests done. It should be cooked in about ten minutes.

3 ingredient oreo mug cake with fork bite.

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Oreo Mug Cake with 3 Ingredients

This quick and easy Oreo mug cake recipe is super simple and only requires 3 ingredients. It's the perfect dessert when you're craving something sweet but don't want to make a whole cake.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword oreo cake, oreo mug cake
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 229kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 Oreo cookies
  • tablespoons almond milk
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder

Instructions

  • Crush the 4 Oreo cookies into finely ground crumbs using a food processor or smashing them in a zipper bag.
  • In a small ramekin or coffee mug, combine the cookie crumbs with the almond milk and baking powder.
  • Microwave for one minute. If needed microwave an extra 10 seconds until cake is cooked to desired doneness.
  • Remove from microwave with oven mitt and set on a rack to cool slightly before serving.

Notes

Grease the ramekin or mug. If you want to serve the cake outside of the container, make sure you rub a little oil or shortening inside before adding the ingredients.
Check for doneness early. Overcooking can result in a dry cake so stop microwaving with the center is still a little soft.
Don’t overmix! Once you’ve added all of the ingredients to your mug, give them a quick stir until everything is just combined.

Nutrition

Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 341mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 6mg

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