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Oreo Blackout Cake

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“From an online recipe in response to a recipe request”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. For the crust: Grease two 9" round cake pans and dust with cocoa.
  3. Crush oreos and combine with butter.
  4. Pat into one of the pans.
  5. Bake 5 minutes.
  6. Set both pans aside.
  7. For the cake: Combine Oreo crumbs, flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
  8. Set aside Cream butter and sugar.
  9. Add egg yolks, sour cream, melted chocolate and vanilla.
  10. Add the water and stir till blended.
  11. Beat at medium speed for one minute.
  12. Whip egg whites to soft peak.
  13. Fold into batter by hand.
  14. 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.
  15. Remove the cakes from the pans and refrigerate.
  16. For the filling: Combine all ingredients and beat until of spreading consistency Place the cake layer with the cookie crust on a plate.
  17. Spread filling, reserving some for garnish.
  18. Top with the other cake.
  19. For the frosting: Beat the frosting ingredients together until of spreading consistency Frost the cake.
  20. For the garnish: Press additional crushed oreos on sides of cake.
  21. Pipe reserved filling on top in little clouds Press a quarter Oreo (or a mini Oreo) into each puff.

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