Archive for July 31st, 2010

Cookies & Creme Cake

You can probably tell from this blog that I love to bake from scratch if I have time, but sometimes going the “semi-homemade” route results in some delicious goodies as well.  This is one of those times.  I was trying to decide what to fix for dessert one weekend and looked through the pantry to see what was available.  I had a white cake mix, some oreo cookies, and white or chocolate canned frosting.  I planned on making the white cake with chocolate frosting but found a neat variation on the back of the cake mix box. 

1 white cake mix

3 egg whites



1 cup crushed Oreo cookies

1 can white frosting (Chocolate is shown in the photo below. I picked up the wrong one.  Oops!)



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Prepare the cake mix according to package directions.  Stir in the crushed Oreos.  Pour into a greased 13×9” cake pan.  You can also make this in two 9” cake pans or as cupcakes.  Bake according to package directions.

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See all of the cookie pieces in there.  Yum!  Allow the cake to cool completely and then top the cake with the white frosting.  I served mine with Watergate salad on the side.

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