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Chocolate Oreo cupcakes

Indulge in the richest, creamiest, cupcakes you've ever made. If you love chocolate, you'll adore these chocolate oreo cupcakes. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Cupcake
Cuisine: Party
Keyword: Cupcakes, Oreos
Servings: 22 cupcakes
Calories: 388kcal
Author: Aprilgolightly


For the chocolate cupcakes

For the Chocolate frosting

Chocolate ganache

  • 1 Cup Semi Sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 Cup heavy whipping cream


Chocolate cupcakes:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Line your cupcake pans with cupcake liners and set aside
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, whisk to combine.
  • Add in the sugar and brown sugar stir until combined.
  • Add the oil, buttermilk, egg, and vanilla extract.
  • Stir until combined.
  • Pour the batter in the cupcake liners.
  • Fill each one 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake at 350°F for 22 minutes.
  • Remove the cupcakes from the oven.
  • Transfer the cupcakes to a wire rack to cool

To make chocolate frosting:

  • In the bowl of a standing mixer, cream together the butter, cocoa powder, powered sugar, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream until combined and smooth and stiff peaks form
  • Scoop frosting into piping bag
  • Frost cooled cupcakes
  • Sprinkle mini chocolate chips around the base of the frosting

Chocolate ganache directions

  • In a small saucepan, pour the heavy whipping cream into it and bring to a simmer over medium heat
  • Pour the chocolate chips into a heat safe bowl
  • Once the heavy whipping cream starts to simmer, remove from heat
  • Pour over chocolate chips and allow to sit for one minute
  • whisk until smooth
  • Scoop ganache into a piping bag and cut the tip off
  • Drizzle the chocolate ganache over the cupcakes
  • Place the cut oreo's into the top center of the frosting


Makes 22 cupcakes


Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 156mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2.3mg