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1-minute Oreo Mug Cake Recipe in a microwave

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Oreo Mug Cake in a spoon
Oreo Mug Cake in a spoon

If you own a microwave, and still you haven’t ever tried making a Mug Cake then let me tell you that you are missing out for real. These quick cakes that get ready in just no time are one of my favorite go-to desserts, and the best part is you can make them anywhere, at home, or even at your office. 

Mug cake flavors are abundant but my favorite happens to be Oreo Mug Cake, the first time I made this delightful treat, I was shocked at how delectable it tasted. I just microwaved it for 1 minute and there I have it, a soft, spongy, and chocolatey Mug Cake.

One thing I love about this cake is that it requires the littlest of effort but everything is just perfect about the flavor, you just mix some ingredients in a mug and microwave it for 1 minute, and voila you have a treat ready for your sweet tooth.

You can even make separate mugs for all your family members, and you can all enjoy the delicious flavor of these Mug Cakes made using Oreos in a microwave.

What’s  so special about microwave Oreo Mug Cake Recipe

Here are 5 things that you must know about Oreo Mug Cake, that make it so special.

Easy To Make 

 Oreo Mug cake is a delicious dessert that can be prepared in a couple of minutes which makes it the ideal option for your midnight cravings or when you’re not in the mood to put in efforts. In other words, it’s a lazy recipe that can be made at any hour as per your liking.

Delicious Flavour

The creamy and unique flavour of Oreos pairs excellently well with melted chocolate which makes this recipe a true hit. This cake has a rich, smooth, and indulgent flavor profile which is loved by chocolate and cake enthusiasts alike. 

Just Right Portion

If you are on a diet but still wanna cheat a little, without having to regret it later then this Mug cake recipe is just the right one for you. One of these Mug cakes is enough for an individual and lets you keep track of your calories while enjoying your favorite dessert.

Indulgent Texture 

The cake has a soft and fluffy texture that melts into your mouth but is further complimented by the crunchiness of the Oreo in the center and the richness of melted chocolate on top. Together all these create a heavenly treat that you will witness with each bite of this delicious mug cake.


The best part about this little dessert is that you can customize it in any way you like, you can add nuts, and chopped chocolates to the cake and even experiment with toppings like ice cream, whipped cream, or even white chocolate. 

Oreo Mug Cake Vs Full Size Cake 

Let us now compare our delicious Oreo Mug Cake with a Full-size Cake, just for fun. Both these cater to different types of needs and preferences, so are some of the points that evaluate both variants 

Preparation time 

What sets mug cakes apart is the convenience they provide, you can prepare an Oreo Mug cake at any hour of the day by just throwing in all the ingredients in a mug and microwaving them.

Full-size cakes on the other hand require much more effort and preparation to make. Making them involves long procedures such as mixing, baking, cooling and then at last decoration, all this makes them more suited for planned events and not for quick treats.

Equipment and After Work

The best thing about preparing a mug is that you only need basic equipment and you are absolutely no after-cleaning required. Just grab a mug, toss in the ingredients, and microwave. So you just need a mug, a spoon, and a microwave, that’s it. 

Whereas in the case of a full-size cake, you would need all the sophisticated equipment to follow the different stages of the recipe. Although the after-cleaning up can be a little too much it is always worth the effort.

Portion Size

Mug cakes like this delicious Oreo Mug cake are usually served as desserts, which can be made to satisfy small cravings and even to enjoy on the go, and you will not even have to worry about leftovers.

Full-size cakes on the other hand are usually meant for a family or to be served at parties or gatherings, and when made extra you can surely have some leftovers behind that can be enjoyed later.

Oreo Mug Cake in a spoon

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1-minute Oreo Mug Cake Recipe in a microwave

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Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 3 minutes
The Oreo Mug cake recipe is a delicious dessert that can be prepared in a couple of minutes which makes it the ideal option for your midnight cravings or when you’re not in the mood to put in effort.


  • 5 pieces Oreo Cookies
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp Baking powder

For the Ganache

  • tbsp Melted Chocolate
  • Some chocolate sprinklers (Optional)


  • Mix Oreos and milk in a mug to make this delicious Oreo mug cake. Crush the Oreos using a fork and mix until the cookies are dissolved completely.
  • Next, add the all-purpose flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and baking powder into the mug and mix well. Make sure to give everything a good mix and ensure that there are no lumps.
  • Stud an Oreo piece in the middle of the mug and cover it with the mix. Microwave for 1 minute.
  • Once done spread some melted chocolate on top of your delicious mug cake to make it even more chocolatey.
  • Top with your favorite sprinkles and dig in!

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 187kcal (9%) | Carbohydrates: 32g (11%) | Protein: 3g (6%) | Fat: 6g (9%) | Saturated Fat: 3g (19%) | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg (2%) | Sodium: 44mg (2%) | Potassium: 256mg (7%) | Fiber: 1g (4%) | Sugar: 23g (26%) | Vitamin A: 99IU (2%) | Calcium: 129mg (13%) | Iron: 1mg (6%)

This calculation is done by assumption calculated by an API. Please use our nutrition information just to get an idea about the recipe, consult a nutritionist if you need exact nutrition information.


I’m so proud of you that you have finally learned to satisfy your sweet tooth on your own without relying on those bakery products. The goodness that this Oreo Cake Carries will not only satisfy your tastebuds but will also soothe your heart. With just a little effort you can create this heavenly chocolatey dessert in a couple of minutes and dig in to enjoy. So grab your favorite mug and start preparing, also do let us know how it turned out for you. 

Until then I will leave you and your magical creations alone. Stay tuned.

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