Oreo cupcakes recipe

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Oreo cupcakes
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  • healthy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories369 Kcal18%
Sugar42.6 g47%
Fat12.8 g18%
Saturated Fat3.6 g18%
Protein4 g8%
Carbohydrates58.9 g23%

Top these Oreo cupcakes with a rich creamy Oreo buttercream made from just four ingredients; Oreos, butter, icing sugar, and milk.

If you like Oreos, you’re going to love these delicious Oreo cupcakes. Prepared in just 15 minutes, these cookies and cream cupcakes are easy. Finish these cupcakes with an Oreo on top of each cupcake and serve. This cupcake recipe takes just 20 minutes to bake.


For the cupcakes:

  • 8-10 Oreos
  • 40g softened butter or margarine
  • 120g caster sugar
  • 120g self-raising flour
  • 120ml milk
  • 1 egg

For the buttercream:

  • 4 – 5 Oreos
  • 50g softened butter
  • 150g icing sugar
  • 3tsp milk




  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Fill a muffin tin with 6 to 8 cupcake cases.
  2. Place the chocolate cream biscuits into a food processor and blitz until they become fine crumbs.
  3. In a mixing bowl cream together the butter and sugar. Sift the flour and add mix into the butter and sugar. Mix until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Beat in the egg. Add the milk and mix until just combined. Fold in the chocolate biscuit crumbs. Fill each cupcake case two thirds full.
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 mins or until a cocktail stick inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool fully.
  6. To make the buttercream, start by blitzing the chocolate biscuits to a fine crumb in the food processor. Beat the butter until smooth and gradually add the icing sugar.
  7. Add the milk if needed to loosen the mixture and fold through the biscuit crumbs. Smooth or pipe the buttercream over the cakes.

Top tips for making Oreo cupcakes

You can decorate these cupcakes with sprinkle-dipped Oreos just like our Oreo birthday cake recipe.

Try this recipe with other cream biscuits too like Bourbons, Jammy Dodgers, or Custard Creams.

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Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies