• prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    Soft, light, moist chocolate cupcakes topped with an easy Oreo buttercream frosting. These Chocolate Oreo Cupcakes are the ultimate dessert for Oreo lovers!

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (125 grams) all-purpose flour, spooned & leveled
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (30 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup (100 grams) brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup (100 grams) granulated sugar
    • 1/3 cup (80 ml) canola or vegetable oil
    • 1/2 cup (120 ml) buttermilk
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup (120 ml) boiling water
    • 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder or instant coffee granules (optional, but recommended)
    • 1 cup (230 grams) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
    • 3 cups (360 grams) powdered sugar
    • 2-3 tablespoons (30-45 ml) heavy whipping cream
    • ¾ cup finely crushed Oreo crumbs (about 9 Oreos)
    • Optional: 16 mini Oreos

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 197 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.16%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.39%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 2 mg 0.71%
    • Sodium: 81 mg 3.36%
    • Calcium: 11 mg 1.14%
    • Potassium: 128 mg 3.67%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 41 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.74%
    • Sugar: 34 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 2.43%
    • Vitamin C 3.52%
    • Vitamin D 0.3%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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