Oreo Blackout Cake

Recipe by Molly53
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • For the crust: Grease two 9" round cake pans and dust with cocoa.
  • Crush oreos and combine with butter.
  • Pat into one of the pans.
  • Bake 5 minutes.
  • Set both pans aside.
  • For the cake: Combine Oreo crumbs, flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
  • Set aside Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add egg yolks, sour cream, melted chocolate and vanilla.
  • Add the water and stir till blended.
  • Beat at medium speed for one minute.
  • Whip egg whites to soft peak.
  • Fold into batter by hand.
  • Divide batter into the two prepared pans (one has a cookie crust and one doesn't) Bake at 350 or until top springs back (15-25 minutes) The pan with the cookie bottom takes approximately 5 minutes longer.
  • Remove the cakes from the pans and refrigerate.
  • For the filling: Combine all ingredients and beat until of spreading consistency Place the cake layer with the cookie crust on a plate.
  • Spread filling, reserving some for garnish.
  • Top with the other cake.
  • For the frosting: Beat the frosting ingredients together until of spreading consistency Frost the cake.
  • For the garnish: Press additional crushed oreos on sides of cake.
  • Pipe reserved filling on top in little clouds Press a quarter Oreo (or a mini Oreo) into each puff.