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Oreo Cake

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
 Oreo Cake: Moist chocolate cake with an out of this world Oreo buttercream. You'll be making this one over and over again!

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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

Nutrition

Calories: 1429kcal, Carbohydrates: 145g, Protein: 12g, Fat: 93g, Saturated Fat: 51g, Cholesterol: 268mg, Sodium: 1342mg, Potassium: 516mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 107g, Vitamin A: 45.8%, Calcium: 22.1%, Iron: 41.1%
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Birthday, Easy, Layered
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