Oreo Cupcakes Recipe

This Oreo Cupcakes Recipe has all the rich chocolate flavor you'd expect from an Oreo. This easy cupcake recipe is one everyone will love! 
Course Cupcakes
Cuisine American
Keyword cupcake recipe, oreo cupcakes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 545 kcal


For cupcakes

For frosting

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup finely crushed Oreo crumbs
  • 12 Mini Oreos for topping cupcakes


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Line your muffin pans with cupcake liners and set aside. Boil 1/4 cup of water.
  2. In a large bowl, add flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Sift to combine.
  3. Add in the sugar and brown sugar stir until combined.
  4. Add the oil, buttermilk, egg, cream beer, and vanilla extract. Stir until combined.
  5. Add the instant coffee to the 1/4 cups boiling water and mix until dissolved.
  6. Add the coffee to the mixing bowl and mix.

  7. Pour the batter in the cupcake liners, filling each 3/4 of the way full.
  8. Bake at 350°F for 17-20 minutes and then remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

For Frosting

  1. Finely crush Oreos.

  2. In a stand mixer, add the butter on medium speed and beat for 1 minute. Add in the powdered sugar 1 cup at a time. Continue to mix to combine. 

  3. Add the heavy whipping cream and vanilla extract. Mix on medium-high speed until the mixture is combined.
  4. Add the Oreo crumbs on low-speed and combine.
  5. Place one piping bag with a star tip into a large glass and fold the sides of the bag over. Scoop the Oreo frosting into the piping bag. Pipe the frosting on the cooled cupcakes. Top each frosted cupcake with a mini Oreo.
Nutrition Facts
Oreo Cupcakes Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 545 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 46mg15%
Sodium 269mg12%
Potassium 164mg5%
Carbohydrates 73g24%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 56g62%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 545IU11%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.