Oreo Cookie Layered Cake

by Tim
Oreo Cookie Layered Cake

When I was younger I used to line up Oreo cookies and eagerly dunk them in milk. Of course coming up with the perfect equation to ensure the Oreo wasn’t too soft or hard was also fun. As an adult I still love Oreo cookies but of course now I only have them on special occasions. I decided to celebrate the Oreo by making a layered Oreo cookie cake.

This recipe is actually fairly straight-forward. The ingredients are simple but the trick with this cake is in the presentation. You can take a simple cake from good to great just by developing some of your cake decorating skills. I often practice my frosting techniques. A cake can look so amazing with an even and smooth layer of frosting and some subtle piping designs.

A layered cake always looks so cool when you cut into it. It’s like finding hidden treasure when you realize there’s another layer of frosting between the layers of cake.

Oreo Cookie Layered Cake

Serves: 6-8 Prep Time: Cooking Time:


  • CAKE - makes two 8 or 9 inch cakes:
  • 2 and 1/3 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 and 2/3 Cups Sugar
  • 1 and 1/4 Cups Cold Water
  • 1 and 1/4 TSP Baking Soda
  • 1/4 TSP Baking Powder
  • 1/2 TSP Salt
  • 1.5 Sticks Butter (softened)
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 TBSP Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 Cup Multi-colored sprinkles
  • 1.5 Sticks Butter (softened)
  • 5 cups Confectionary Sugar
  • 2 TSP Salt
  • 2 TSP Vanilla Extract
  • 2-4 TBSP Water (more as necessary to get the right consistency)
  • 10 Oreos



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease bottom and sides of 6, 8 or 9 inch disposable cake pans.
  • Mix all cake ingredients and pour into 2 cake pans.
  • Bake the cakes for about 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Allow the cakes to cool completely.

Buttercream Frosting:

  • Add all ingredients to a stand mixer.
  • Start mixing on low, then speed up the mixer to medium and mix for 2-3 minutes.
  • Pipe the frosting into a piping bag fitted with a Wilton 2A tip.
  • In a food processor crush the Oreos, in 1/3 of the frosting mixture combine half the crushed Oreos.
  • Place the first cake layer on a plate and spread the Oreo frosting on top.
  • Place the second cake layer on top of the first frosted cake layer and frost the sides and top of the entire cake. Pipe little dollops of frosting around the top edge of the cake and sprinkle the remaining crushed Oreos on the top.

Recipe Provided by SimpleeKitchen.com

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