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Oreo Cupcakes

The richness of Oreo cookies in cupcakes.

  • Serves: 12 (depending on your tin size)
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: medium

Ingredients for cupcakes:

  • 24 Oreo cookies
  • 1 package Mini Oreo Cookies, for decoration (optional)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1 ½ cup caster sugar
  • 250g butter , room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • cupcake liners

Ingredients for frosting:

  • 125g butter (unsalted)
  • 300g icing sugar
  • ½ tsp Vanilla essence


  1. Preheat oven to 180 °C. Line cupcake tins with liners. Place a regular size Oreo cookie in the bottom of each liner.
  2. Sift together the baking powder and the flour. Cream together the butter and the icing sugar till pale and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, till the mixture is smooth. If it starts to curdle, add 1 tbsp flour to it and mix well.
  4. Add the vanilla extract and mix.
  5. Add the flour a little at a time and mix well. Do not over-beat.
  6. Take 1/2 of remaining cookies and chop coarsely and add to cake mix.
  7. Fill the cupcake tins.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes or till a skewer inserted in the cup cakes comes out clean. While cupcakes are baking make the frosting.
  9. Cream together butter, vanilla extract and icing sugar.
  10. Chop remaining regular-sized Oreos very fine (you can put the cookies in the food
  11. processor instead of trying to chop them up super fine).
  12. Add to frosting.
  13. After cupcakes have cooled frost the cup cakes and decorate with Mini Oreos.
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