RICHMOND, Va – Sweet Leanne Fletcher showed us an indulgent chocolate cake with Oreo Mousse. She shared the recipe and you can check out more of her creations at Big Herm’s Kitchen in Richmond or at www.bighermskitchenrva.com/517
Sweet Leanne’s Oreo Mousse Cake
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 large eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup oil
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cups butter
1 1/2 cups shortening
8-9 cups powdered sugar
1 package Oreo (crushed)
1 tsp vanilla
¼ – ½ cup milk
Oreos to top
Pre-heat oven 300
Grease three 9 inch cake pans.
MIx all dry ingredients to a large bowl together.
Add eggs, buttermilk and vegetable oil to the dry ingredients and mix well.
Add vanilla to boiling water and add to mixture. Mix well.
Pour into three 9 inch cakes pans and bake for about 25-28 minutes
Allow to cool completely.
Beat together butter and shortening until smooth.
Slowly add 4 cups of powdered sugar and mix until smooth.
Add vanilla and Oreo crumbs and mix until smooth.
Add another 4-5 cups of powdered sugar and mix until smooth.
Add milk until you get a smooth consistency.
Place first layer of cake on plate. Spread 1/2 of the icing with the chopped Oreos on top in an even layer. Continue layering
Ice the outside of the cake with remaining icing.
Finish cake off with chopped Oreos and crumbs