Cheesecakes, Mug Cakes & Meals

1 Minute Microwave Cheesecakes

4.77 from 73 votes
Learn how to make single serving Microwave Cheesecakes in a mug in just minutes include Nutella, Funfetti and Oreo Cheesecake flavors!
Microwave Cheesecakes - Make delicious cheesecakes in about a minute!

Hi Bold Bakers!

We are stepping up our mug cake game this week with quick and easy single serving Microwave Cheesecakes. Yes, it is true and it is even easier than making the mug cakes. There is no mixer needed, they cook under 1 minute and there is a flavor for everyone.

The cheesecakes cook very differently to my other mug cakes. They are cream cheese based and delicate so they need a little more TLC when cooking. It is not difficult as long as you follow my cooking tips throughout the recipe. Watch the video and you will see what your cheesecake should look like and how you should manage your cooking intervals.

Top Mug Cake Tips:

  • How long should I cook my Mug Cake or Meal? Check the wattage (power) on your microwave to determine your exact cook time. My microwave heats at 1200 watts so your mug recipes may take a little more or less time.
  • Can you overcook a Mug Cake? Does your mug cake smell or taste like egg or is it rubbery? It shouldn’t be! This means you overcooked your mug recipe. Cook it for the time on each recipe, check on it and you can always cook it longer.
  • Are there Egg Substitutes for a Mug Cake or Meal? YES! I have an egg substitute chart you can use to enjoy mug cakes egg free!

Oreo Microwave Cheesecakes in a Mug

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Gemma's Oreo Microwave Cheesecake in a Mug

4.77 from 73 votes
Learn how to make single serving Microwave Cheesecakes in just minutes include Nutella, Funfetti and Oreo Cheesecake flavors!
Author: adapted from http://www.2stews.com/2009/09/cheesecake-in-mug.html
Servings: 3
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Learn how to make single serving Microwave Cheesecakes in just minutes include Nutella, Funfetti and Oreo Cheesecake flavors!
Author: adapted from http://www.2stews.com/2009/09/cheesecake-in-mug.html
Servings: 3

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces (115g) cream cheese,at room temperature
  • 1 cup (8oz/ 225g) sour cream/yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 egg white , slightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon flour (prevents liquid from forming)
  • 1/3 cup (21/5oz/ 75g) crushed oreo cookies ( extra for the base)

Instructions

  • In a bowl, whisk together the cream cheese, yogurt ( or sour cream) ,vanilla, sugar, egg whites and flour until light and fluffy. This recipe makes 3 cheesecakes.
  • In a microwavable mug, sprinkle a layer of Oreo cookie crumbs in the bottom of your mug to create your cheesecake base. My mug is around 6oz (1 cup)
  • To make 1 cheesecake: Mix ½ cup(4oz/115g) cheesecake base with ⅓ cup (21/2 oz/75g) Oreos
  • Pour in your cheesecake ontop
  • CAUTION : Each mug cake takes roughly 45 seconds-1 minute. Microwave until you see A bubble in the center, and then STOP cooking. This will take seonds, maybe 15 or more. Take it out and check it. Microwave for short intervals until you see the edge of the cheesecake firm but make sure the center is jiggly. If it is allowed to bubble and cook further, the mixture will "break" and you'll need to start over.
  • Make a note of the successful cooking time for your microwave. They will take around 45 seconds - 1 minute.
  • Take out of the microwave and let cool to room temperature and then refrigerate until fully chilled, about 2 hours. If any liquid has formed, carefully pour out. Top with some whipped cream and a some cookie crumbs.

Recipe Notes

This base recipe makes 3 cheesecakes

 Nutella Microwave Cheesecakes in a Mug

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Gemma's Nutella Microwave Cheesecake in a Mug

4.77 from 65 votes
Learn how to make single serving Microwave Cheesecakes in just minutes include Nutella, Funfetti and Oreo Cheesecake flavors!
Author: adapted from http://www.2stews.com/2009/09/cheesecake-in-mug.html
Servings: 3
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Learn how to make single serving Microwave Cheesecakes in just minutes include Nutella, Funfetti and Oreo Cheesecake flavors!
Author: adapted from http://www.2stews.com/2009/09/cheesecake-in-mug.html
Servings: 3

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces (115g) cream cheese,at room temperature
  • 1 cup (8oz/ 225g) sour cream/ yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 egg white , slightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon flour (prevents liquid from forming)
  • Nutella
  • Oreo cookies (around 2)

Instructions

  • In a bowl, whisk together the cream cheese, yogurt ( or sour cream) ,vanilla, sugar, egg whites and flour until light and fluffy. This recipe makes 3 cheesecakes.
  • In a microwavable mug, sprinkle a layer of Oreo cookie crumbs in the bottom of your mug to create your cheesecake base.
  • To make 1 cheesecake: Mix together ½ cup (4oz/115g) Cheesecake base and 1 generous tablespoon Nutella
  • Pour over your Nutella Cheesecake batter
  • CAUTION: Each mug cake takes roughly 45seconds-1 minute. Microwave until you see A bubble in the center, and then STOP cooking. This will take seonds, maybe 15 or more. Take it out and check it. Microwave for short intervals until you see the edge of the cheesecake firm but make sure the center is jiggly. If it is allowed to bubble and cook further, the mixture will "break" and you'll need to start over. Make a note of the successful cooking time for your microwave. Take out of the microwave and let cool to room temperature and then refrigerate until fully chilled, about 2 hours. If any liquid has formed, carefully pour out. Sprinkle with some hazelnuts and pipe freshly whipped cream on top and you are ready to eat.

Recipe Notes

This base recipe makes 3 cheesecakes

Funfetti Microwave Cheesecake in a Mug

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Gemma's Funfetti Microwave Cheesecakes in a Mug

4.79 from 64 votes
Learn how to make single serving Microwave Cheesecakes in just minutes include Nutella, Funfetti and Oreo Cheesecake flavors!
Author: adapted from http://www.2stews.com/2009/09/cheesecake-in-mug.html
Servings: 3
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Learn how to make single serving Microwave Cheesecakes in just minutes include Nutella, Funfetti and Oreo Cheesecake flavors!
Author: adapted from http://www.2stews.com/2009/09/cheesecake-in-mug.html
Servings: 3

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces (115g) cream cheese,at room temperature
  • 1 cup (8oz/ 225g)sour cream/ yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 egg white , slightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon flour (prevents liquid from forming)
  • Sprinkles
  • graham cracker crumbs (around 2 cookies)

Instructions

  • In a bowl, whisk together the cream cheese, yogurt ( or sour cream) ,vanilla, sugar, egg whites and flour until light and fluffy. This recipe makes 3 cheesecakes
  • In a microwavable mug, sprinkle a layer of cookie crumbs in the bottom of your mug to create your cheesecake base. My mug is around 6oz (1 cup)
  • To make 1 Funfetti cheesekcakes: Mix together ½ cup (4oz/ 115g) cheesecake base with
  • tbsp sprinkles
  • Pour in your cheesecake ontop
  • CAUTION : Each mug cake takes roughly 45 seconds-1 minute. Microwave until you see A bubble in the center, and then STOP cooking. This will take seonds, maybe 15 or more. Take it out and check it. Microwave for short intervals until you see the edge of the cheesecake firm but make sure the center is jiggly. If it is allowed to bubble and cook further, the mixture will "break" and you'll need to start over. Make a note of the successful cooking time for your microwave. Take out of the microwave and let cool to room temperature and then refrigerate until fully chilled, about 2 hours. If any liquid has formed, carefully pour out.
  • Add some sprinkles and whipped cream on top you are ready to eat.

Recipe Notes

This base recipe makes 3 cheesecakes

 

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Ester Johannesen
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Ester Johannesen
3 months ago

why don’t you list the nutrition value of each recipe. I am counting carbohydrates and would like to try some of your recipes -beven just a bite – but don’t know how much I can have. Thank you. Everything looks so delicious.

Lisa80
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Lisa80
6 months ago

Hi Gemma,

Here’s a twist on the Oreo cheesecake, I love chocolate chip cookies, so I thought of using crushed up chocolate chip cookies for not just the base but also mixed into the batter. Top it off with a little whipped cream and either some of the crushed up chocolate chip cookies or a drizzle of chocolate on top. Hope you love this idea. Thank you Gemma! Have a lovely day!

Member
8 months ago

Hi Gemma, How many dark chocolate wafers would you melt to make this choc cheesecake?

Nz
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Nz
8 months ago

Hey there!!
Can we use cream cheese spread for this cake ? *wondering*

marwadonia
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marwadonia
1 year ago

Hi Gemma
I don’t have a microwave
Can I make it in the oven ?

Sophia
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Sophia
1 year ago

Can I make this with milk chocolate? Which recipe is most suitable to adapt it with: Nutella, Oreo, or Funfetti? Also, please mention the timings.
And also note when I watched your video, I noticed that Funfetti had a more cheesecake-y texture where as Nutella and the Oreo one were a bit mousse-y, which isn’t bad at all, just my personal preference. So, I can use Funfetti recipe for milk chocolate cheesecake? Or what

fatima
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fatima
1 year ago

do you have to leave the cheesecake in the fridge for 2 hours or can you just leave it in the freezer for 30 mins

Samantha
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Samantha
1 year ago

Hello!
I tried the oreo recipe with half the amounts to make one large serving. The problem is, only the edges cooked like a cheesecake and the center was still a gooey liquid texture. Should I cook it for longer in the microwave? I’m trying to perfect it before Valentine’s for my boyfriend!

Bectude
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Bectude
1 year ago

I made all three of these mug cheese cakes and they are truly wonderful. I used Swerve as a substitute for the sugar. I also tried all of the mentioned cookie substitutes and they were wonderful also. Because my microwave is 1000w I had to cook for 2 minutes and 15 seconds. I also tried the oven and toaster oven for 40 mins.

Member
1 year ago

Every time I try to make this it turns all bubbly soupy 🙁 I really don’t know what Im doing wrong.

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