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Ultimate Mint Oreo Cake Recipe

This is the most stunning mint Oreo cake you will ever make. It is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or for a festive birthday cake. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cake, Oreo, St. Patrick's Day
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 2046kcal
Author: Aprilgolightly

Ingredients

Mint Oreo Cake

Mint Oreo Frosting

Vanilla Frosting

Chocolate ganache

  • 2 Cups chocolate chip semi-sweet
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream 

Instructions

Cake Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degree's and spray all 3 cake pan with Pam baking spray and set aside
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the milk and vanilla and set aside
  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder
  • Alternating between the milk and dry ingredients, gradually pour into the butter mixture. Mixing on low to medium speed until combined
  • Using another large mixing bowl and a hand mixer, beat the eggs until stiff peaks form
  • Fold into the cake batter
  • Divide the batter between three bowls
  • Mix in a few drops of kelly green food coloring into one bowl
  • Mix in a few drops of leaf green food coloring into the second bowl
  • Min in a few drops of mint green food coloring into the third bowl
  • You should have three different shades of green
  • Pour the batter's into the cake pans
  • Bake in the oven for 23-26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean in the center
  • Allow the cakes to cool completely before removing from cake pans
  • Place the cakes onto a cutting board
  • Using a cake slicer, remove the domes from the cakes
  • Place one layer of cake onto the cake board

Mint Oreo Frosting

  • Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients together of the mint oreo frosting until stiff peaks form. About 5-7 minutes
  • Scoop about 1 Cup of the mint oreo frosting onto the darker green cake layer
  • Sprinkle 1/2 Cup of the crushed oreos onto the top of the frosting
  • Place the second lighter green cake layer on top
  • Repeat steps with the frosting and another cup of crushed oreos
  • Place the last layer of cake on top

Vanilla Frosting

  • Using a standing mixer, combine all of the vanilla ingredients into the mixer and mix until stiff peaks form
  • Scoop two cups of frosting onto the cake and frost the cake
  • Smooth with an angled spatula until smooth

Decorate the Cake

  • Place a 9 inch round cake board onto the top of the cake
  • Split the frosting into three bowls
  • Mix in leaf green food coloring into one bowl
  • Mix in mint green food coloring into the second bowl
  • Leave the third bowl white
  • Scoop each frosting into their own piping bags
  • Scoop some white vanilla frosting into the piping bag with the star tip
  • Cut the tips off the piping bags
  • Pipe the darker green around the edge of the bottom of the cake twice
  • Pipe the lighter green around the middle twice
  • Pipe the white frosting around the top twice
  • Smooth with an angled spatula
  • In a small pot, heat up the heavy whipping cream until simmering
  • Place the chocolate chips into a heat safe bowl
  • Once the heavy whipping cream is steaming, pour the heavy whipping cream over the chocolate chips and let sit for a minute
  • Whisk until smooth
  • Gradually pour the chocolate ganache into drizzles over the top of the cake
  • Allow the ganache to harden
  • Pipe vanilla frosting, sprinkle some crushed Oreos over the vanilla frosting, place the whole Oreos onto the side of the frosting
  • Cut into slices and enjoy

Nutrition

Calories: 2046kcal | Carbohydrates: 227g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 124g | Saturated Fat: 74g | Cholesterol: 293mg | Sodium: 1182mg | Potassium: 378mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 178g | Vitamin A: 3395IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 169mg | Iron: 7.8mg