Junia's Cookies & Cream Cake

Junia Sonier

By
@Juniabug63

My son likes to challenge me by asking me to bake something I have never baked before. Challenge accepted! He wanted this cake so I made it for him for his UnBirthday. Challenge accomplished! :)


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Junia hit it out of the park with this one! This cake is sweet and moist, while the frosting is creamy and tangy. Your guests will be wowed with this wonderful cake.

Ingredients

CAKE

10
Oreo cookies, crushed
2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
butter, softened
2 c
sugar
4
eggs, separated
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
buttermilk

FROSTING

8 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
butter, softened
4 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
4
Oreo cookies, crushed
3 Tbsp
milk

DECORATION

9-10
whole Oreo cookies

Step-By-Step

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1CAKE: Preheat oven to 350°F

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2Line bottoms of 3 - 8-inch pans with paper; grease and flour sides.

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3Crush Oreo's and set aside.

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4Mix flour, baking soda and salt set aside. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Add flour mixture alternating with buttermilk, beating until well blended after each addition.

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5Beat egg whites in another large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until peaks form. Gently stir into batter.

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6Add crushed Oreo's to batter and mix well.

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7Pour evenly into prepared pans making sure to have an even amount of batter in each pan.

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8Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers come out clean. Immediately run spatula between cakes and sides of pans.

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9Cool 15 minutes; remove cakes from pans. Remove paper. Cool completely on wire racks.

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10FROSTING: Mix cream cheese, butter, confectioners' sugar, crushed Oreo cookies, vanilla, and milk together.

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11Let sit for 15-30 minutes.

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12After cake has cooled, frost bottom layer.

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13Place second layer on top and repeat step 3.

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14Place top layer and frost top and sides covering any trace of cake.

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15Decorate top with Oreo cookies if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #holiday, #Just for Fun