Rich Oreo cupcakes with real chocolate


For the cupcakes

All purpose flour – 1 cup

Baking powder – 1 heaping tsp.

Salt – a generous pinch

Butter – 100 g. (softened)

Dark chocolate – 100 grams, coarsely chopped/ grated

Caster sugar – 3/4 cup

Vanilla essence – 1.5 tsp.

Eggs – 2 small or 1 large

Oreo cookies ( original)- 200 grams, coarsely crushed with the cream

For the frosting

Butter – 100 grams, softened

Icing sugar – 1 cup

Vanilla essence – 1/2 tsp

Pinch of salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 180C.
  2. Sift together the all purpose flour, salt and baking powder.
  3. Melt together the butter & dark chocolate in a double boiler. Let the mixture cool down to room temperature. Add the caster sugar & beat well for 3-4 minutes with a hand mixer. Beat in the egg and vanilla essence.
  4. Fold in the sifted dry ingredients and 125 grams of the crushed Oreo cookies ( reserve a little for sprinkling on top of the cupcakes).
  5. Place liners in the the muffin pan. Fill the liners with the batter upto 3/4th full. Sprinkle the left over crushed Oreo biscuits on top.
  6. Bake at 180C for 22 minutes. Let the cupcakes cool completely before you cover them with the frosting.
  7. For the frosting, beat together all the ingredients written under ‘for the frosting’ section till really light & fluffy. Frost the cooled cupcakes with this butter cream mixture.
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