TikTok has been a hub for finding anything and everything nowadays – the news, life hacks, short informational segments, and of course, recipes that have gone viral.


Photo Credit: Jellybeans in the City (July 2020)

Users on the social media app have shared hundreds of creative, mouth-watering recipes just waiting to be tried and tested. Whether you’re looking to try something new just for fun or you’re getting a little too tired of your typical weeknight meals, here’s five guaranteed delicious viral TikTok recipes you need to try!

Sushi Bake

Mouth-watering and satiating, sushi bake is basically a deconstructed version of a sushi roll that’s baked in a casserole dish and typically paired with seaweed wrappers. Salmon sushi bake is the most popular variation of the recipe. The recipe typically requires making rice and adding sesame oil, rice vinegar, or sushi seasoning. Salmon is chopped up and combined with Japanese mayo and sriracha, as well as freshly cut green onions. The rise is then put into a casserole dish and Furakake seasoning is added generously on top. The salmon mixture is then evenly spread on top and the dish is baked typically for 10 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Dalgona Coffee

One of the most viral and aesthetically pleasing food trends on TikTok, Dalgona coffee is sure to not disappoint. This dreamy looking coffee has a super fluffy texture and combines whipped coffee and poured over ice and milk. The whipped coffee mixes instant coffee, sugar and water and creates a peanut butter consistency. TikToker @iamhannahcho originally shared the recipe on March 10, 2020 and has since taken over the TikTok and coffee world by storm.

Baked Oats

This easy breakfast recipe turns oats into a fluffy breakfast treat, an easy go-to snack, or even a simple dessert. Many creative variations exist, with TikTok users creating strawberry cheesecake oats to carrot cake, and even peanut butter chocolate. The recipe typically calls combining oats with common baking ingredients such as baking soda and eggs into a batter texture. Added into the cake-like batter is any preferred ingredients – ranging from fruits, nuts, and chocolate. The batter is baked for 10 minutes and results in a cake-like appearance.

Gigi Hadid’s Spicy Vodka Pasta

Hadid had shared her Spicy Vodka Pasta recipe on her Instagram and the recipe quickly blew up. Ever since, TikTok users have shared their own take on the pasta recipe, even opting the vodka for different variations of their own. The recipe is very easy to make, and mainly calls for pasta, tomato paste, heavy cream, vodka (which can be opted out with lemon juice), chili flakes, and garlic. TikTok users have also opted add-ins such as meat or basil to enhance the flavor of the dish.

TikTok Ramen

TikTok Ramen is a creative take on the traditional Asian dish where the seasoning packet is ditched with ingredients combined to make a unique flavoring and sauce. It is a soup-less ramen dish. It’s unique ingredients include a garlic butter soy brown sugar sauce, topped with an egg and sprinkled with everything bagel seasoning. It is both a sweet and savoury dish that includes an added richness from the accompanying butter and egg.

If you’re looking to try recipes that are unconventional, creative, and innovative, TikTok has become the go-to for just that. In the mood for something new? Try one of the viral recipes above!


Published by HOLR Magazine.