yummy oreo cupcake recipe with cream frosting

Oreo cupcake recipe is my second favorite recipe after the chocolate cupcake recipe. I have rarely met someone who doesn’t love Oreo cookies or Oreo cupcakes.

delicious oreo cupcake recipe with cream frosting
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So there is no point to saying no to Oreo cupcake recipe. You must give it a try. These Soft, light and moist oreo cupcakes are surprisingly delicious. It’s a perfect cupcake recipe to make anyone happy.

Oreo cupcakes come in two types, either vanilla oreo cupcakes or chocolate oreo cupcakes. unlike other cupcake recipes, this oreo cupcake recipe is not too complicated to make you can make it quickly, just like the super moist vanilla Cupcakes.

how can you make this tasty oreo cupcake recipe more tastier and pretty?

yummy oreo cupcake recipe with cream frosting

You can use Oreo in Cupcakes to make this cupcake frosting tasty. It will enhance the taste and make it more delicious plus they look cute with the oreo cookies on top, aren’t they?

Moreover, you can use Espresso powder into your cupcake recipe to make it super moist. It won’t make any difference in your taste. Alternatively, you can use instant coffee granules or 1/2 cup of strong brewed coffee.

This oreo cupcake recipe comes with mainly three types of frosting

  • chocolate frosting
  • buttercream frosting
  • vanilla frosting …

but In this oreo cupcakes recipe, we are going to make buttercream frosting.

Tips for oreo cupcake recipe

to make your oreo cupcake recipe super moist, you can do these things: To make your cupcakes super moist, you can add more buttermilk. However, make sure you don’t add too much. Also, you can use half brown sugar to make your oreo cupcake extra moist.

Like I said earlier, You can also use Oreo in cupcakes frosting. It will enhance the taste and make it more delicious, but make sure all your oreo cookies are crushed in tiny pieces. Otherwise, they may get stuck in the piping tip.

To prevent that you can use a blender or food processor to crush up the Oreos into very small pieces.

delicious oreo cupcake recipe with cream frosting


Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Servings 16 cupcakes


for Oreo Cupcakes

  • 1.5 cups All purpose flou
  • 1.5 tbsp Baking powder
  • ½ tbsp baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ¼ tbsp salt
  • ¾ cups granulated white sugar
  • ½ cups brown sugar
  • ¾ cups vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1.25 cups broken oreos
  • 16-18 oreo halves
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature

for the creame cheese frosting

  • 4 ounces Cream cheese
  • ¾ cups unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3-3.5 cups confectioners sugar
  • ¾ tbsp vanilla
  • ¼ tbsp salt
  • 2-3 tbsp heavy cream or milk
  • 1 cups oreo crumbs
  • mini oreos, for decoration


for Oreo Cupcakes

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F degrees.
  • Line a muffin pan with cupcakes liners, set aside.
  • Using your mixer, beat the eggs and both the sugars together till creamy & pale in color, around 3-4 minutes.
  • Add oil, vanilla, and mix till combined.
  • Add the flour mixture and buttermilk in batches, starting and ending with flour.
  • Mix the batter till everything is well combined but do not over-mix.
  • Fold in the broken Oreo pieces, stir and combine.
  • Place an Oreo on the bottom of each cupcake liner or twist the Oreo and put a cookie at the bottom of the pan with cream side up.
  • Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full and bake for 15-20 minutes on until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Mine were done in 16 minutes.
  • Cool the cupcakes on wire rack before frosting them.

for the creame cheese frosting

  • Crush Oreos in a blender to get Oreo crumbs. Strain the mixture to get rid of any bigger chunks.
  • Using your mixer, beat butter and cream cheese together until smooth and creamy.
    With mixture at low speed, add 1 cup of confectioners sugar. Mix till it's incorporated with the butter and cream cheese and then beat it at high speed for 30 seconds. Add the remaining sugar and mix. Also add the salt.
  • Add vanilla and cream/milk and mix.
  • Add Oreo crumbs and beat till frosting is smooth and creamy.
  • Frost the cupcakes and decorate with mini oreos.

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