Chocolate Oreo Cupcakes with Cookies and Cream Frosting
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 24
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • CAKE
  • 1/2 cup butter (melted)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cups cocoa powder
  • 3 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped Oreos
  • FROSTING
  • 3/4 cups butter (softened)
  • 4oz cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4-6 heaped tablespoons milk
  • 1/3 cup crushed Oreos
DIRECTIONS
  1. Cake:
  2. Step 1
  3. Preheat oven to 350
  4. In a large mixing bowl combine all cake ingredients except the Oreos. Mix well. Stir in the Oreos by hand. Fill lined cupcake tins about 2/3 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.
  5. Frosting:
  6. Step 2
  7. In a mixing bowl beat the butter, cream cheese, vanilla and salt until creamy and smooth. Add the powdered sugar and 4 TBS of milk. Beat well. If too thick add more milk, one TBS at a time. Stir in Oreos. Spread or pipe onto cooled cupcakes. Store covered at room temp for up to two days or refrigerate up to 5 days.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Chocolate Oreo Cupcakes with Cookies and Cream Frosting