Recipe: Oreo Cup cakes

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2015, 09:01 AM IST
Recipe: Oreo Cup cakes
Pic Courtesy: Anushka and Gayatri Kakkar from Divin-e-licious

Ingredients:

1 1/3 Cup Flour
¾ Cup Cocoa Powder
¾ Cup chocolate chips
¾ tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt
1.5 Cups Granulated Sugar
¾ Cup Unsweetened Applesauce
2 Tbsp Water
2 Tsp Flax Seed Powder
½ Cup Water
2 Tsp Vanilla Extract

Oreo Frosting:

4 oz, softened Cream Cheese
3/4 cup unsalted Butter
3-3.5 cups Sugar
3/4 tsp Vanilla
1/4 tsp Salt
2-3 tbsp Heavy Cream
1 cup Oreo Crumbs, Oreos completely crushed in a blender & then strained

Method:

 Preheat oven to 180 degree
 Mix together sugar, applesauce and 2 tbsp water
 Mix flax seed with ½ cup water
 Add flax seed mixture and vanilla to applesauce mixture and combine well.
Take another bowl and combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt, chocolate chips
Add wet mixture to flour mixture
Stir combine
Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full and bake for approximately 25  minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean
Cool the cupcakes on wire rack before frosting them

Frosting:

 Crush Oreos in a blender to get Oreo crumbs. Strain the mixture to get rid of any bigger chunks
 Using your mixer, beat butter and cream cheese together until smooth and creamy
With mixture at low speed, add 1 cup of sugar. Mix till it's incorporated with the butter and cream cheese and then beat it at high speed for 30 seconds. Add the remaining sugar and mix. Also add the salt
Add vanilla and cream and mix
Add Oreo crumbs and beat till frosting is smooth and creamy
 Frost the cupcakes and decorate

(The recipe has been shared by Anushka and Gayatri Kakkar from Divin-e-licious)