Sunday, December 16, 2012

Oreo Cake

We are busy little elves here at
Purple Chocolat Home
but things are getting wrapped up. 
 I hope you are doing well with all of your 
Christmas plans, parties and preparations too.

The month of December is always so filled with
parties and I am always looking for something new
to bring or to serve.

I needed a cake for a Relief Society Christmas Dinner
(our lady's church group) 
and I was on Pinterest the night before.

I saw this cake.
This was the comment under the picture
"Warning if you make this cake once, you will
be asked to make it again.  Possibly the most loved
cake I have ever made."

Sounded good to me.  The pin actually took you

It is simply two layers of your favorite chocolate cake
with an Oreo Cookie cream filling and finished with
a chocolate glaze.  Yum.

I am usually disappointed with the finished result when a
photo from a commercial site doesn't have the depth of 
filling they show.  Well, in this case, my filling looks
twice as high.  That should draw you in.

It really was yummy and went quickly at the party.

Chocolate-Covered Oreo Cookie Cake
(The great thing was that I had everything in the pantry and fridge.)

1 pkg chocolate cake mix - 
I used Betty Crocker's Triple Chocolate Fudge
or your favorite chocolate cake recipe
2/3 C. semi sweet chocolate chips
1/4 C. butter
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 C. granulated sugar
2 C. Cool Whip, thawed
12 Oreos, crushed

Make cake mix according to package direction.  I baked
mine in 2 - 8 inch round pans.  Let cool completely. 

Meanwhile let cream cheese soften.  Beat the
cream cheese and sugar together until fluffy.  Fold
in the Cool Whip.  Then fold in the crushed Oreos.

Place bottom layer of cake on cake stand.  Spread the
filling onto cake.  Keep it from spreading over the sides.
The filling is really thick and easy to work with.  Smooth
out the filling.  Top with second layer of cake and press
down lightly.  Make sure cake is level.

Melt the chocolate and butter together in a bowl at
30 second intervals, stirring in between each interval
even if it doesn't look like it needs to be stirred.  Spoon
the chocolate onto cake.  Avoid letting it drip down the
sides of the cake.

Keep cake refrigerated.  Let it sit out for 20 minutes
before slicing for the chocolate glaze to soften a little.

(Yes, this is a new feature! I have had requests
for this feature and haven't followed up, but now I followed
Yvonne's instructions (Stone Gable)on how to make a 
printable recipe and guess what - it worked.  Thanks
Yvonne!!  She had great step by step instructions that were
easy to follow.)

Since hubby wasn't invited to the Relief Society dinner
he has been asking for one ever since and he didn't even
get to lick the spoon, he just thought it looked incredible.

We will be making this one again really soon.

I will be taking this to these parties:


Chocolat - French for Chocolate. I adored chocolate from a young age when I had to sneak in the cupboard to find where my mother had hidden the Nestle's Chocolate Chips. Having read about the famous chocolat shoppes in Paris, when I finally got there I was determined to try a chocolate from every Paris shoppe. I invite you to share my adventures in creating, in travel, and in life.


  1. Man that looks like a great cake, no doubt it went fast:@)

  2. I must admit..I agree with your does look beautiful..and it's hard to believe it is a mix and cool whip:-)

  3. I couldn't believe how easy this cake was to make when you ran through the directions. A decadent treat for a chocolate lover.

  4. Jacqueline ~ now that looks like a gorgeous cake and of course with it being chocolate, how can you miss?! Lovely job! xo

  5. I want one of those! Such a beautiful cake- I love the filling. :)

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  7. What a gorgeous cake and perfect for this time of year with a mix! I'm sure it was a hit of the party! Wishing you a wonderful week!

  8. If Oreo Cake doesn't make your mouth water, nothing will! YUM!

  9. The cake looks amazing and delicious, but I really want to thank you for sending me over to Stone Gable for Yvonne's tutorial! This has been something I wanted to add to my blog when I can breathe again in Jan., and her post is so easy to understand. Thanks so much for sharing!

  10. Wow, this cake looks stunning! I can see why anyone who tastes it wants another one made, immediately! Thanks for showing us how!

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  12. YUUUMMY! Can't wait to try this! Thanks for the printable version. Oh yes, your Christmas decorations are amazingly beautiful! I love the sugarplum tree in your kitchen and the aqua that decorates your larger tree. Thanks for sharing your lovely home. Merry Christmas!

  13. I have to start by saying I adore your slideshow. Then there is this over the top scrumptious cake. It is amazing!!!!

  14. I will have to try this, but a gluten freee version! I will let you know how it goes!
    Looks amazingly yummy!
    hearts to you,

  15. That's one impressive cake, and I love that it doesn't take all day to make it. Printable Recipes is a great addition. Thanks, Jacqueline.

  16. I'm saving this recipe for over the holidays. If you say it's worth making then I know it's the truth! It looks, quite simply, wonderful!

  17. I have never seen such a beautiful cake!!! yum

  18. I love this! It's like a giant cookie; what could be better than that!?!

  19. What a show-stopper! That does look like such a delicious cake! I love your thick layer of filling :)

  20. Yum. It looks delicious. I have been thinking of doing printable recipes, but haven't got around to it. It is a great feature. Joni

  21. WOW, gorgeous cake!!! Poor hubby, you better make another one QUICK:):)

  22. Oh my this looks mighty fine! Please send to the following address!!


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