My daughter Kyla (almost 12) and I have a Mother/daughter recipe blog: www.doublethedeliciousness.blogspot.com. Our slogan is “Cooking with 2 is fun to do”! It has been a great way to teach my daughter some needed cooking/baking skills that she will most definitely need in the future! It’s also been a really great way to spend some time together…we don’t only cook/bake, but we talk, laugh, and really enjoy our time together!These cupcakes are for you, if you love Oreo’s! Not only is there oreo’s in the frosting but there is a whole oreo at the bottom of each cupcake as well as crushed oreo’s in the batter…not to mention the oreo on top of the frosting! Now do you understand why it’s called Death by Oreo cupcakes??:) The cake was super good, nice and light and fluffy. But my favorite part was the frosting!! It tasted like cookies and cream ice cream. I wanted to pipe it right into my mouth, but don’t worry I refrained…for the most part!:)
Make these…not only do they taste great but they look really impressive too!
Death by Oreo Cupcakes
Recipe slightly adapted from recipe at Dee Dee’s Delights
1 box chocolate fudge cake mix + ingredients on box
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
8 tablespoons butter, room temperature
3 3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
While cupcakes are cooling, making the frosting…
Cream together the butter and cream cheese. Add vanilla extract and then the powdered sugar slowly until well blended. Then finely crush about 4 more oreos and add to the frosting.
When the cupcakes are cool. Use a piping bag with a big tip to make a swirl of frosting on each cupcake. Then carefully cut 12 oreo cookies in half. It took me a little bit to figure out how to do this without cracking the oreo’s. I found the best way was to use a serated knife and cut them in half like you were slicing bread or sawing some wood in half. And don’t worry…if you break some you can just pop them in your mouth and no one will be the wiser!! Place half of an oreo on top of each cupcake.
Don’t they just look amazing?!?!
~ Jana &Kyla