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Easy recipes from Tiktok under a minute: Mac & cheese, scrambled eggs, deep fried oreos, and more

Easy recipes from Tiktok under a minute: Mac & cheese, scrambled eggs, deep fried oreos, and more

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Text: Anna Aye


TikTok's an app that's notoriously popular with Gen Z — from trippy dancing videos to ludicrous stunts — to the extent that most of us can't take it seriously. But perhaps, it's time you should. Especially if you're a novice in the ktichen, or a hungry human in search of an easy, delicious demo that only lasts up to a minute. Yes, no chit-chat, no salutations, just sublime editing that ends with a delicious result. Let the millions of views and likes on these TikTok videos testify. From savoury breakfast foods to quarantine midnight sweets, here's what to cook next.

Scrambled Eggs

Easy recipes from Tiktok under a minute: Mac & cheese, scrambled eggs, deep fried oreos, and more (фото 1)

How to make it:

1. Whisk 2 eggs.
2. Heat pan over medium low heat, then melt one tablespoon of butter.
3. Add your whisked eggs, while slowly moving it with your spatula until you see big curds. Do not crank the heat up.
4. Remove from heat just when the mixture's a tiny bit wet, then place on the plate.
5. Add a pinch of truffle salt, because you're fancy. Add freshly cracked black pepper and parsley, then enjoy.

Watch the video here.

Mac & Cheese

Easy recipes from Tiktok under a minute: Mac & cheese, scrambled eggs, deep fried oreos, and more (фото 2)

How to make it:

1. Boil a bowl of macaroni in water at high heat for 6-10 minutes, or until your pasta turns al dente, salting your water generously. Drain the pasta after.
2. In another pot, add two tablespoons of butter. Melt the butter and add two tablespoons of flour, whisking it in nicely.
3. Stir on medium heat for 2-3 minutes, then slowly whisk in one cup of warm milk. Whisk it all together, just until it starts to thicken.
4. Turn the heat off. Add one cup of cheddar cheese and one cup of gruyere cheese, whisk until fully melted.
5. Add your macaroni and fold into the mixture. Add a little salt and parmigiano. And there you have it.

Watch the video here.

Fried Rice

Easy recipes from Tiktok under a minute: Mac & cheese, scrambled eggs, deep fried oreos, and more (фото 3)

How to make it:

1. Dice half an onion and chop up some green onions. Mince 3-4 cloves of garlic.
2. Slice 4 Chinese sausages.
3. Crack two eggs into a bowl, adding a few splashes of fish sauce.
4. Heat up oil in a pan, making sure that it's hot before you add the onions. Cook your onions until they develop colour and a little char, then add your sausages.
5. Slide the sausages and onions to the side, then pour in your egg mixture.
6. Add your rice, along with some soy sauce, fish sauce and sriracha sauce, combining it all together.

Watch the video here.

Deep Fried Oreos

How to make it:

1. In a big bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and a little bit of salt.
2. Add a cup of almond milk, one egg and a tablespoon of vegetable oil. This will be your pancake mix.
3. Get as many oreo cookies as you like and dunk them into the batter one by one. Then, throw them straight into the hot oil. Cook for 2 minutes or until golden brown.
4. Take them out to cool and repeat for however many cookies you want to eat.

Watch the video here.

Cinnamon Bun (in a mug)

How to make it:

1. Put a tablespoon of butter into your mug, then add ¼ cup of flour, ¼ tablespoon of baking powder, 2 tablespoons of milk (almond milk works just fine).
2. Add 1 tablespoon of maple syrup, if you like. Mix it up.
3. In a separate dish, mix 1 tablespoon of brown sugar and ¼ tablespoon of cinnamon.
4. Pour the mixture evenly over your batter and swirl it up, so you get that nice cinnamon bun look.
5. Microwave for 1 minute and 25 seconds, and you've got yourself the easiest cinnamon bun mug cake ever.

Watch the video here.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Easy recipes from Tiktok under a minute: Mac & cheese, scrambled eggs, deep fried oreos, and more (фото 4)

How to make it:

1. In a bowl, add one cup of brown sugar, one cup of peanut butter, one large egg, one teaspoon of baking soda and half a cup of chocolate chips.
2. Mix it all together.
3. Divide into 12 portions and place on a prepared baking sheet at 177°C, for 8-10 minutes.

Watch the video here.

Looking for something a little more fancy? Check out these recipes from Christian Dior.

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