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Oreo Cake

 Oreo Cake: Moist chocolate cake with an out of this world Oreo buttercream. You'll be making this one over and over again!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Birthday, Easy, Layered
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 1429kcal
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For the Cake

  • 2 Boxes Triple Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Butter Softened
  • 2 1/2 Cups Whole Milk

For the Oreo Frosting

  • 3 Cups Butter Softened
  • 6 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 5-7 Tablespoons Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/2 Cups Oreo Cookie Crumbs About 18 Cookies
  • 12 Whole Oreos Garnish

For the Chocolate Ganache

  • 1 Cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/3 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream


For the Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray cake pans with non stick baking spray. Set aside
  • In a large bowl,  combine cake mix, eggs, butter, and milk until smooth. 
  • Divide the cake mix between (3) 9 inch round cake pans.  Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool completely.

For the Oreo Frosting

  • In a large bowl, beat butter and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add powdered sugar a little at at time. Add heavy cream as needed to reach out desired consistency. Fold in crushed oreos. 
  • Scoop 1 cup of frosting into a piping bag and set aside

Chocolate Ganache Directions

  • Pour the heavy whipping cream into a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat. Pour the chocolate chips into a medium heat safe bowl
  • Once the heavy whipping cream starts to simmer, remove from heat and pour onto the chocolate chips. Allow to sit for 1 minute before whisking until smooth. Pour into a squeeze bottle.

Building the Cake

  • Once the cakes are cooled, remove them from the pans. Using the cake leveler, cut the domes off the tops of the cakes to even them out
  • Place one cake round onto the cake board.Scoop 1 cup of frosting onto the top of the cake round and spread evenly with an offset spatula. Repeat with remaining layers.
  • Spread top and sides of cake with remaining frosting. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. 

Decorating the Cake

  • Remove cake from fridge and drip ganache all around the edge of the cake.
  • Pipe dollops of frosting onto the top of the cake using a star tip . Place whole oreos onto the sides of the dollops


Calories: 1429kcal | Carbohydrates: 145g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 93g | Saturated Fat: 51g | Cholesterol: 268mg | Sodium: 1342mg | Potassium: 516mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 107g | Vitamin A: 2290IU | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 7.4mg
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