Chocolate Oreo Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Oreo Cake Recipe – This Chocolate Oreo Cake recipe is to die for! A moist chocolate cake full of Oreo icing! And not just any Oreo icing – it is FULL of crushed up Oreos. An Oreo lover’s dream.

Recipe by: lifeloveandsugar.com

Yield: 14-16 Slices

INGREDIENTS

CHOCOLATE CAKE
2 cups (260g) flour
2 cups (414g) sugar
3/4 cup (85g) natural unsweetened cocoa powder OR Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 large eggs
1 cup (240ml) buttermilk
1 cup (240ml) vegetable oil
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup (240ml) boiling water

OREO ICING
1 1/2 cups (336g) butter
1 1/2 cups (284g) shortening
8–9 cups (920g-1035g) powdered sugar
3 cups (414g) Oreo crumbs (about 33 Oreos)
1 tsp vanilla extract
6–7 tbsp (90ml-105ml) water

CHOCOLATE GANACHE
6 oz (1 cup | 169g) semi sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
Oreos, optional

NOTE: You’ll need at least one full package of Oreos. If you plan to decorate the outside of the cake with more Oreos, as shown, you might need a second package.

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Prepare three 8 inch cake pans with parchment paper circles in the bottom, and grease the sides. 
  2. Add all dry ingredients to a large bowl and whisk together.
  3. Add eggs, buttermilk and vegetable oil to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Add vanilla to boiling water and add to mixture. Mix well.
  5. Divide batter between three cakes pans and bake at 300 degrees for about 30-33 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out with a few crumbs. READ MORE

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