I can't believe that it is already almost Halloween, can you?! Where has October gone? But, what I do know and have for you is a delicious Cookie's n' Cream Cupcake recipe using Halloween Oreo's with a fun and vibrant orange creme filling. Each cupcake starts with one whole Oreo as the base and then you fill it up with Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake batter, which is my go to chocolate cake recipe, it is the best chocolate cake I have made and so simple to make, you basically just combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat until combined, just as simple as a boxed cake mix, but, wwwaaayyy better! It always comes out perfectly moist, perfectly fluffy, perfectly chocolately, and perfectly delicious! If you haven't tried it, please do, you will not be disappointed! Then you top the cupcake off with a basic vanilla buttercream frosting that gets mixed with chopped up Oreo's, it tastes just like the creme filling inside an Oreo. Happy baking!
Spooktacular Cookies n' Cream Cupcakes:
For the Cupcakes:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 24 cupcake tins with paper liners. Place one Oreo in each of the 24 cupcake liners. Prepare Hershey's "Perefectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake according to the directions. Fill each cupcake cup almost full with batter.
Bake about 18-22 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in the centers comes out clean. Cool completely.
Cookies n' Cream Vanilla Buttercream Frosting:
-10 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
-6 cups powdered sugar
-2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
-1/4 to 1/2 cup milk
-orange food coloring, if desired
Beat the butter until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla, powdered sugar, and some of the milk. Beat until well incorporated. Add more milk to desired consistency. Mix in food coloring, if desired. Fold in the chopped Oreo's. Frost the cupcakes as desired.