Chocolate Cupcakes with Oreo Buttercream
 
 
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Ingredients
  • Hershey's 'Perfectly Chocolate' Cupcakes
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup cocoa
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • OREO BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 Tablespoons milk or heavy cream
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 16 Oreos, finely crushed (I used my food processor)
Instructions
  1. DIRECTIONS FOR CUPCAKES: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line 30 muffin cups with paper bake cups, set aside. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin) Fill cups ⅔ full with batter. Bake 20-22 minutes, or until tooth-pick inserted comes out clean. Cool cupcakes completely before frosting.
  2. DIRECTIONS FOR OREO BUTTERCREAM FROSTING: In a large bowl cream butter, vanilla and milk. Slowly add in powdered sugar until creamy and fluffy. Mix in crushed oreos until well combined. Frost cupcakes and enjoy!
Recipe by Life In The Lofthouse at https://life-in-the-lofthouse.com/chocolate-cupcakes-with-oreo-buttercream/