Microwave Oreo Cake

5 from 19 votes
Microwave Oreo Cake is a warm moist cake that you can make to surprise the Oreo cookies lover in your life. It comes together in minutes. The recipe is simple, but the result is a delicious cake with great texture.
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 3 minutes
Total: 18 minutes
microwave oreo cake on a white plate with a glass of milk in the background

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Microwave Oreo Cake is a warm moist cake that you can make to surprise the Oreo cookies lover in your life. It comes together in minutes. The recipe is simple, but the result is a delicious cake with great texture.

microwave oreo cake on a white plate with a glass of milk in the background

This Microwave Oreo cake takes only a few minutes and four minimal ingredients. Whenever your sweet tooth needs satisfying, this simple recipe will be a winner. It will become one of your favorite easy recipes.


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What We Love About This Mini Oreo Cake Recipe

Truly this easy mug cake recipe is the perfect recipe to make with your family. The best part is there are so many varieties of Oreos the possibilities are endless.

  • 5 Minute Cake: It is so easy and quick. Make the single serving cake any time.
  • Easy Ingredients: Only 4 ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: It is an extra special dark chocolate treat that they will love.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb or with a variety of different flavors.

Ingredient Notes for Oreo Cookie Cake

  • Oreo Cookies: One package, use whatever kind of Oreo flavors that you prefer
  • Milk: One cup of the type of milk that you use
  • Baking Powder: To give the rise to the cake
  • Vanilla Icing: A container of premade icing
overhead view of oreo microwave cake on a white plate with a glass of milk in the background

Equipment Needed for Oreo Microwave Cake

How to Make Oreo Cake in Microwave

These are the basic steps for making mini Oreo cake. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and the full recipe.

a collage of 3 images showing how to make the batter for mini oreo cake

STEP 1: PULSE

First, place the Oreos into a food processor, and blend until they become fine crumbs. Then, add the crumbs to a mixing bowl, and pour in the milk and baking powder. Stir until well combined and smooth.

STEP 2: GREASE AND MICROWAVE

Then spread the mixture into well greased, microwave-safe ramekins, mini loaf pans or any other containers you may wish to use. Fill about ½ – ⅔ of the way full. Microwave for 2-3 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.

a collage of 3 images showing how to bake and decorate an oreo cake

STEP 3: COOL AND ICE

Let the cake cool slightly, then run a knife along the edges to help loosen the cake from the container. Turn the cake out onto a tray to cool completely. Now for the fun part, spread the icing on your cakes and serve these delicious treats.

Prep and Storage Tips for Oreo Cake Microwave Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS EASY SWEET TREAT RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This recipe is one of those recipes that you do not make in advance as it is super quick, just make sure that you have the ingredients on hand.

HOW TO STORE THIS EASY DELICIOUS DESSERT RECIPE

Store at room temperature in an airtight container.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS GOOEY MUG CAKE RECIPE

Make this recipe and freeze in an airtight container or wrapped for up to three months.

Frequently Asked Questions about this Oreo Microwave Mug Cake

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Gluten free Oreos can be used or try a low fat Oreo. Sugar free icing can be used for this recipe as well.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT MILKS?

Almond Milk, Coconut milk or a low fat dairy milk can be utilized

CAN THIS EASY OREO MUG CAKE RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

OF course, make one or make 10 based on your needs.

WHY DID MY MUG CAKE FAIL?

The unfortunate rubbery texture of some mug cakes usually comes from overcooking the cake itself. Remember, all microwave ovens have different wattage so you may have to adjust your cooking time for the perfect cake.

microwave oreo cake on a white plate with a glass of milk in the background

Expert Tips for Making This Microwave Oreo Cake Recipe

  • Add Chips: Place some white chocolate chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips or vanilla chips in your batter.
  • Decorate: Sprinkles, melted chocolate or candies can be used as decoration on top of the cake.
  • Variation tip: Lemon Oreos, Golden Oreos, Peanut Butter Oreos, Red Velvet Oreos can change it up.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Gluten free Oreos work for this delicious Oreo mug cake.
  • Different Toppings: Whipped cream, powdered sugar, chocolate syrup or vanilla ice cream are favorite toppings for this cake.

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microwave oreo cake on a white plate with a glass of milk in the background

Microwave Oreo Cake

5 from 19 votes
Microwave Oreo Cake is a warm moist cake that you can make to surprise the Oreo cookies lover in your life. It comes together in minutes. The recipe is simple, but the result is a delicious cake with great texture.
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 5 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes

Ingredients

  • 14.3 Ounces Oreo cookies
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 Cup Vanilla icing

Instructions

  • Place the Oreos into a food processor, and blend until they become fine crumbs.
  • Add the crumbs to a mixing bowl, and pour in the milk and baking powder.
  • Stir until well combined and smooth.
  • Spread the mixture into well greased, microwave-safe ramekins, mini loaf pans or any other containers you may wish to use. Fill about ½ – ⅔ of the way full.
  • Microwave for 2-3 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean. The cooking time will vary depending on the size of your containers.
  • Let the cakes cool slightly, then run a knife along the edges to help loosen the cake from the container.
  • Turn the cake out onto a tray to cool completely.
  • Spread the icing on your cakes and serve.

Expert Tips

  • Add Chips: Place some white chocolate chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips or vanilla chips in your batter.
  • Decorate: Sprinkles, melted chocolate or candies can be used as decoration on top of the cake.
  • Variation tip: Lemon Oreos, Golden Oreos, Peanut Butter Oreos, Red Velvet Oreos can change it up.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Gluten free Oreos work for this delicious Oreo mug cake.
  • Different Toppings: Whipped cream, powdered sugar, chocolate syrup or vanilla ice cream are easy toppings for this cake.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 595kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 501mg | Potassium: 278mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 64g | Vitamin A: 81IU | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 10mg

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3 thoughts on “Microwave Oreo Cake”

  1. 5 stars
    What!!!???? This was SO good! And crazy easy. We’ll be having chocolate cake a lot more often now that I can make a small batch like this with individual portions already done.

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