Over the past few years, TikTok has made itself the home of crazy innovative and mouth-watering food trends. Foodies from all over the world are sharing their delicious creations and unique takes on classic dishes. From pasta chips to pink sauce and butter boards to whipped coffee, TikTok has a wealth of inspiration for food lovers and restaurateurs!
In 2022, #foodtiktok was one of the most searched topics, pulling in a whopping 106.6 billion views! In this post, we’ll look back at the best TikTok food trends of 2022 that you’ll want to replicate for your clients in 2023. So, get ready to take some notes and get inspired to try out these viral trends in your own kitchen!
Food Trend #1: Cloud Bread – 3.4 billion views
Yes, really! In 2022 Cloud Bread continued to dominate TikTok, and it’s set to stay along for the ride in 2023. Cloud Bread is a gluten-free “bread” that was initially popularized by the Atkins diet a few decades ago. It made its comeback in 2020 after going viral on TikTok and has remained relevant ever since. Cloud Bread is as light as, well – a cloud. This texture comes from the fact that this bread is made from just egg whites, sugar, and cornstarch. It’s very easy to bake, but don’t expect it to taste like your typical bread!
Food Trend #2: Baked Oats – 1.3 billion views
Move over Overnight Oats, there’s a new Oat king in town. Baked Oats were all the rage on TikTok in 2022, and the trend only seems to be picking up more steam in 2023. From chocolate lava cake to carrot cake, Baked Oats are the perfect low-sugar dessert! So if you’re looking to give your customers a healthy dessert option, look no further!
Food Trend #3: Pasta Chips – 1.1 billion views
Pasta Chips are a great appetizer idea that will help your restaurant stand out from the rest! Like most TikTok creations, they are straightforward. All you have to do is boil your pasta of choice, add your spices and toppings (preferably lots of parmesan cheese), and bake it or use an air-fryer, et voilà!
Trend #4: Mug Cake – 1 billion views
Looking for a super Instagrammable dessert that you can prep in less than 5 minutes? In 2022 all the hype was around Mug Cakes, and TikTok treated us to some super imaginative and delicious new ways to prep this classic dessert. For this trend, you won’t need an oven or a pan. Simply mix all your ingredients into a mug and let your microwave do all the work!
Trend #5: Birria Tacos – 922 million views
This unique twist on the Mexican classic might be more challenging to prepare than the other trends on the list. But trust us when we say that Birria Tacos are definitely worth the effort. Take your Taco Tuesday to a whole new level by combining slow-cooked Birria beef with a fried and cheesy taco shell was a stroke of genius that TikTokers ate up in 2022.
TikTok has been a major source of inspiration for food trends and will continue to be so in 2023. These trends have proven popular with TikTok users in 2022 and are expected to continue to be popular in 2023. Restaurant owners and food enthusiasts can use these trends to inspire their creations.