Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Oreo Chocolate Butter Cream Cake

My husband received a birthday invitation from one of his good friend for his daughter, he checked with me whether can I make her a cake, of course I won't say no to him since he rarely ask for it.

The request for the cake : chocolate cake base, prefer pink in color and 1.5 to 2 kg cake.

Wendy, I know you are going to say OREO AGAIN? Hahaha.... I just love to use oreo cookies in my bake :).

Chocolate Sponge Cake : (for 10" cake pan)
7 eggs (50g each averagely)
150g caster sugar
29g golden syrup
1/4 tsp salt
44g oil
44g cocoa powder
146g plain flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
29g milk

Method:1. Put the pot on the fire, pour in the oil immediately to heat up and off the fire when the oil start to warm.
2. Add in the cocoa powder and stir well to dissolve the cocoa powder with oil and set aside.
3. Mix eggs, sugar, salt in the mixing bowl and whisk in high speed till thick and creamy, increase the volume unitl the color turn pale.
4. Add in golden syrup and whisk in medium speed until ribbon stage.
5. Mix in the sifted flour and baking soda, whisk in low speed for 3 circles to let the flour mix into the egg mixture. Then turn to medium speed and whisk for about 20 circles (about 20 seconds) to mix well.
6. Fold 1/3 to 1/2 of the batter into cocoa mixture and mix well. Pour the mixture back to the remaining batter, add in milk to mix well.
7. Pour the batter in the cake tin till 60-70% full.
8. Bang the cake tin on the table lightly to reduce some air bubbles
9. Bake at lower heat 160 degree upper heat 180 degree for 35 -45 mins or until skewer comes out clean.
10. Invert cake onto a cooling rack until completely cooled. Remove cake from pan and serve.

Recipe for chocolate butter cream adapted from the flower shaped cake that I have made previously.

Chocolate Butter Cream :450g butter (soften)
58g sugar
200g melted chocolate
3 packet oreo cookies - crushed

Beat butter and icing sugar till light. Then pour in melted chocolate and mix till evenly mixed and pour in crushed oreo cookies.

Frosting :250g whipping cream
some pink coloring

Beat whipping cream and pink coloring until stiff.

Assembly :
1. Slice cake into 3 and apply chocolate butter cream onto each layer.
2. Frost the cake with pink whipping cream.
3. Decorate the cake as your desire.

The cake is soft, fine and spongy and the chocolate butter cream sweetness is just nice, tasted greatly with oreo cookies. This cake had received great review from the guests, most of them given me an impressive look when the host announced I am the cake maker. I felt shy but at the same time, proud and satisfaction heeheehee...


  1. Jess, this is lovely! I don't think I can ever master a fully frosted cake like this one. The little girl will be tickled pink, I am sure!

  2. I like the pink colour, it's so sweet...

  3. very pretty cake! i'm sure the bday gal would love it!! great job Jess! hehe

  4. Another gorgeous cake!! I admire your patience for piping the stars all over the top. And love the rustic look of the sides. Very nicely done, Jess!

  5. has all my favorites, sweet,chocolatey,chunks & crunch of Oreo. Absolutely pretty!

  6. Jess, how tall is this cake? I have phobia baking 10" as it takes an hour or so and I always worried getting a dry cake.

  7. Oreo again? Hahaha, kidding lah, your cake so sui! Who cares what flavor, it must be yummy! Jess, today I'm helping my hubby's collegue to bake a birthday cake for his wife ~stress~. Hope I can come up with something just as nice!

  8. Another beautiful cake! With oreo too! Yum yum. Thanks for sharing.

  9. my favourite, PINK colour! if im the guest, i would be equally or even more impressed! is really a GREAT job! so lovely! (:

  10. It gorgeous and delicious. Yum...yum :)

  11. Wow another lovely creation from you! So sweet looking and yummy!

  12. Jess,

    You are such an amazing baker! :)

    I love your blog so much! Amazing cake you have there! The piping is fab! :)

    Will be trying your oreo cake for my gal's bday cake this april. Hopefully will be as good as yours! :)

  13. btw, wat brand of golden syrup did you use?


  14. 颜色很柔,看起来很舒服:P

  15. Awesome cake! You've done a great job! *thumbs up* :)

  16. hey Jess,

    Happy CNY =] great job for this cake! this is very nicely made. The buttercream seems really easy to make and it doesn't use a lot of sugar. Will bookmark this recipe for reference.

  17. lovely cake! what are those flower decos? i'm not sure if you have written it down, couldnt see, some words are overlapping..

  18. I'm impressed! The pink is so sweet ;-))

  19. Very nice and sweet.
    Take every opportunity to practise.
    We can't eat up every cake we bake at times, hahaha! So, it's nice to bake for others.

  20. WOW Jess! This cake looks so lovely with the pinkish color. Good Job!

  21. Lovely pink! You are so good and patient in piping the stars! Need to ask you what kind of tip do you use for the stars. Intend to get one to practise. Hehe!

  22. Shirley, you are too humble, I am sure you can do it and even better than me!

    Thanks Somewhere in Singapore.

    Thanks j3ss.

  23. Thanks Nel.

    Thanks Hearty Bakes, I love it as well :).

    Edith, the cake is about 5cm before frosting, after adding the butter cream and frosting, the cake was about 9-10cm. I dun think it took me an hr or more to bake this cake, the cake still soft and fluffy, very nice.

  24. Bee Bee, I am sure you can come out something better than me, I have no doubt at all at your baking and frosting skill, you are good as always!

    Thanks Jet.

    Thanks Sweetylicious. Now pink bcome of favourite eversince I gave birth to my gal heeheehee...

  25. Thanks Happy Flour.

    Thanks Wen.

    Thanks Admin. Do give it a try and let me know the result. I used Kwong Cheong Thye golden syrup, the original recipe using glucose.

  26. 鲸鱼蓝蓝蓝, thank you.

    Thanks Cathy.

    Thanks ZY. I like this buttercream too.

  27. Lena, those are marsmallow.

    Thanks Quizzine.

    Oh yes Wendy, I also take baking birthday cakes as practise but sometimes no mood, can come out really ugly or simple cake heeheehee..

  28. Thanks Ann.

    SSB, I am not good at pipping leh, sometimes can come out nicer patterns sometimes not :(. I used the metal tip, my friend bought in a packet form from KL, there are think 5 tip inside. So I dunno what is the no. of the tip but I can take pic and email you.

  29. So beautiful, and it looks delicious!

  30. Ok, u email me the pic, thanks a lot! :)

  31. Wow....what a beautiful birthday cake! I wish I know how to make like that, especially the icing. I have to learn how to pipe icing. I'm sure the birthday girl must be all joy :)

  32. The cake looks so beautiful! I like your idea of adding oreo cookies in the buttercream, thks for sharing ^_^

  33. wow, wow ... the cake is so pretty. The birthday girl is so lucky and I am sure is very happy too to have this as her birthday cake.

  34. Gosh, what a lovely cake you baked for that lucky girl. Very nicely piped icing!

  35. Jess, nothing wrong with using Oreos over and over again in your bakes. They are undeniably good! LOL!

    Very pinkish cake I've gotta say though. Happy V-Day to you!

  36. It is so beautiful :) Must be a lot of work to "pipe" the topping.

  37. Oreo is never too much for me too... This cake is so pretty in pink. You are very skillful in your pipping!

  38. Wow Jess, This is such a colorful cake. Great job such hard work!

  39. Delicious! Wow, the piping looks like a ton of work!

  40. Wow, what a beautiful cake, so nicely decorated...and love the chocolate inside :-)

  41. I am in awe. The top of your cake looks like it was crocheted. You really are amazing. I hope you have a wonderful evening. Blessings...Mary

  42. thanks Cookie Sleuth.

    Thanks MaryMoh. Mary, if I can do it so can you, just go purchase some pipping tips and bag, start practising, this was what I did too :).

    Thanks Esther.

  43. Thanks Yummy Koh.

    Thanks Cheah.

    I agree with you Pei Lin, I cant get tire of using oreo heeheehee...

  44. Thanks tigerfish. Yes a lot of pipe work to come out the topping but good to cover all the flaw :).

    Me too Zoe, I will never get tire of oreo on bakes. I am still learning on pipping, still long way for me.

    Thanks Victor.

  45. Thanks Wiffy.

    Thanks Little Corner of Mine. True that the pipping seem need a lot of effort but is definitely worth it heeheehee...

    Thanks Juliana.

    Thanks Mary.

  46. this is one perfect & beautiful cake indeed!

  47. I'm so glad I found this blog! Your cakes are so beautiful, very talented baker ;)

  48. Who would dare eat this masterpiece? I can’t stop staring at it! Thank you for the recipe!

  49. Woouww, looks good! How did you create the sides?

  50. Hi Nen0sh

    I used the back of the spoon.


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