Oreo Cake

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A moist chocolate cake full of Oreo icing! Check out Inaam’s recipe!

INGREDIENTS

Cake Layers 

  • 3 cups aall-purposeflour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2½ tsp baking powder
  • 1½ cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1½ cups buttermilk
  • ½ cup chopped Oreos (small pieces!)

Oreo Truffle Filling

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk or cream
  • 1 cup Oreo crumbs (as fine as possible!)

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp cornstarch

Directions:

For the cake

  • Preheat oven to 350*F and spray three 8-inch round cake pans with nonstick spray. Line pans with parchment paper and spray again.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a bowl. Whisk together and set aside.
  • Cream butter on medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add sugar and vanilla; mix until fluffy. Add egg whites and mix well.
  • Add half of flour mixture and half of the buttermilk. Mix until ingredients are just combined. Repeat with remaining flour and buttermilk. Mix until completely combined. Fold in chopped Oreos.
  • Divide batter among the prepared pans and bake 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of each cake comes out clean. Let cakes cool in pans for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Oreo Truffle Filling

  • Cream butter and cream cheese on medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add half of powdered sugar and the milk; mix well. Repeat with the second half of the powdered sugar. Add Oreo crumbs and mix until incorporated.
  • Divide filling in half and spread one half over one cake layer. Place the second cake layer on top and spread with second half of filling.
  • Place third cake layer on top of that.

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