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This 5-minute Oreo whipped cream frosting is UNREAL. Normally, I like topping my cakes and cupcakes with buttercream or cream cheese frosting, but sometimes those options can be a bit too sweet and overpowering.
This Oreo whipped cream frosting is perfect for rich cakes, like my cookies n cream snack cake, as the frosting is not too sweet. You know the one bite-and-done frostings that you scrape off of the cake? You won’t be scraping this off, trust me. If buttercream is sometimes too sweet & heavy for you, this Oreo whipped cream frosting is the answer!
Oreo Whipped Cream Frosting Ingredients
- Heavy Cream: Can't make whipped cream without it! For maximum volume and the best texture, it's crucial to use cream straight from the refrigerator. Chilling the bowl and beaters can also help ensure your cream stays cold through the whipping process.
- Oreos: Use whatever Oreos you want here! I generally use Double Stuf Oreos for all of my baking.
- Cream Cheese: This is the secret ingredient that makes this whipped cream frosting the best. It adds a bit of tang, creaminess, and structure to the frosting. Make sure you use a full-fat brick of cream cheese, not a cream cheese spread.
- Powdered Sugar: Powdered sugar is what sweetens and binds everything together.
- Vanilla Bean Paste: Vanilla bean paste adds an amazing flavor thanks to all those glorious vanilla bean flecks. It's a little pricier and harder to find than regular vanilla, but it's totally worth it. You can, however, use an equal amount of vanilla extract if that's all you have on hand.
How to Make Oreo Whipped Cream Frosting
If you've ever made homemade whipped cream, this process will be somewhat familiar to you. You'll start by beating the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla together in a bowl. (I kept the sugar at a minimum because we all know the Oreos are quite sweet enough.)
From there, you'll add the heavy cream to the bowl and beat on high speed until stiff peaks form. Once that happens, you'll fold in your chopped Oreos and TA-DA! Easy homemade Oreo whipped cream frosting. Try not to eat it all before you use it!
Note: Folding the Oreos in by hand will yield a lighter-colored whipped cream, like what you see on the snack cake (and in the video) below. Beating the Oreos in with a mixer will yield a darker-colored whipped cream like the one pictured on the cupcakes above. Both results will taste delicious!
Ways to Use Oreo Whipped Cream Frosting
- frosted on Oreo cupcakes or swirled on top of cookies n cream snack cake
- piped on top of sugar cookie bars
- dolloped on top of Oreo-stuffed brownie cups
- swirled on top of fudgy brownies
- wherever you would use whipped cream!
Watch How to Make This Oreo Whipped Cream Frosting:
Note: I post my recipes in grams as it’s the most accurate way to bake, and it’s how I develop them. Cups are not only inaccurate, but they vary in volume worldwide! In any event, if you look at the recipe card underneath the ingredients list, you can click “US Customary” and it’ll convert to volume measures!
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5-Minute Oreo Whipped Cream Frosting
- 85 g cream cheese softened
- 55 g powdered sugar
- ½ teaspoon vanilla bean paste
- 180 g heavy cream cold
- 45 g crushed Oreos
- In a large bowl, beat the softened cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla bean paste together until completely smooth.
- Add the heavy cream and beat on low speed for 30 seconds, then increase to high speed and beat for 2-3 minutes until thick and stiff peaks form. Fold in the crushed Oreos until evenly dispersed.
- Spread the frosting evenly over the top of the cooled snack cake. Top with additional crushed Oreos, if desired.