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Chocolate Cupcakes with Oreo Pudding

These delicious Oreo pudding filled chocolate cupcakes are decadent and so good! Who doesn't love a chocolate cupcake that is filled with Oreo pudding? And the frosting is absolutely incredible.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate cupcakes, chocolate zucchini cupcakes, Oreo Filled Chocolate Cupcakes
Servings: 24 Cupcakes
Calories: 294kcal
Author: Great Grub, Delicious Treats


For the Chocolate Cupcakes

  • cup flour
  • 2 cup sugar
  • ¾ cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water

For the Oreo Pudding

  • 1 box of oreo pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold milk

For the Buttercream Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350° and line a muffin tin with baking liners

For the Chocolate Cupcakes

  • Add dry ingredients to a large bowl and whisk together.
  • Combine egg, buttermilk, vegetable oil, and vanilla in medium bowl and mix on low speed.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix well.
  • Add hot water to mixture and stir until combined.
  • Pour cupcake batter into prepared baking liners and bake for 20-23 minutes or until toothpick placed in center of cupcake comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  • Using a cupcake corer, remove the center from each cupcake. Set aside a little bit to crumble and add into the frosting.

For the Oreo Pudding

  • Make pudding according to package directions.
  • Pipe pudding into center of each cupcake once cupcakes have cooled completely.

For the Buttercream Frosting

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and cream cheese together.
  • Add vanilla and mix.
  • Slowly add powdered sugar and beat until creamy.
  • Add cake crumbles into frosting and frost cupcakes once completely cooled.


Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 314IU | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg