Oreo Cupcakes

Thanks to the American snack, cookies and cream is fast becoming a desired flavour. Another popular trend when it comes to baking is to put a piece of matching chocolate on the top. So with some time to spare and a delicious cookies and cream cupcake recipe from the Hummingbird Bakery book Home Sweet Home, I decided to get baking a tasty treat.

Here’s the recipe for this Oreo inspired bake.

Oreo cupcakes

Oreo Cupcakes (makes 12 – 16)

Ingredients:

For the Sponge:

70g unsalted butter

170g plain flour

250g caster sugar

50g cocoa powder (I used Cadbury’s)

1 tbsp baking powder

½ tsp salt

210ml whole milk

2 large eggs

12 – 16 Oreos

For the Frosting:

500g icing sugar

160g unsalted butter

60ml whole milk

6 Oreos

For the Decoration:

6 Oreos

(This is optional but I added a square of Cadbury’s Oreo chocolate to a few of my cupcakes for added Oreo goodness)

How to…

Preheat the oven to 170 degrees and line the cupcake/muffin tins with paper cases

To make the sponge, mix the butter, flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt together to form a crumbly mixture

Using a fork, mix together the milk and eggs in a separate bowl or jug

Then gradually pour the liquid mix into the mixture and whisk until the batter is smooth and combined

Spoon the batter into the paper cases, filling them two-thirds full (top tip: use an use cream scoop to distribute the mixture evenly)

Break each Oreo cookie into quarters and place four pieces of cookie in each unbaked cupcake

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Pop in the oven and bake for 20 – 25 minutes, then once baked remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool before frosting

To make the frosting, mix the butter and icing sugar together until combined

Then gradually pour in the milk and combine until the mixture is light and fluffy

Crush Oreo cookies and add the cookie crumbs to the frosting and mix in well

Spoon a generous amount of frosting onto each cupcake and smooth over with a palette knife

To finish off, add extra cookie crumbs to the top of the frosting (for added Oreo goodness, place a Cadbury chocolate square on top)

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. itsangie says:

    Nice cupcakes!! The frosting looks delicious 😀

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    1. Thank you! I’ve got another Oreo cupcake recipe coming soon…

      Liked by 1 person

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