OREO-Boston Cream Basketball Cupcakes

12  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 1 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 24 servings.

OREO-Boston Cream Basketball Cupcakes Recipe


  • 24 OREO Cookies
  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
  • 1 pkg. (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp. orange colored sugar
  • 1 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted


  • Place  1 cookie in each of 24 paper-lined muffin pan cups. Prepare cake batter as directed on package; spoon over cookies. Bake cupcakes as directed on package. Cool in pans 5 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • Meanwhile,  beat dry pudding mix and next 4 ingredients in large bowl with mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Spoon  pudding mixture into pastry bag fitted with round tip. Insert decorating tip into center of each cupcake, then squeeze to fill inside of cupcake with pudding mixture. Pipe remaining pudding mixture onto tops of cupcakes.
  • Dip  tops of cupcakes into orange sugar. Spoon melted chocolate into separate pastry bag fitted with clean round tip; use to pipe chocolate onto tops of cupcakes to resemble basketballs.

Recipe Tips

How to StoreKeep filled and frosted cupcakes refrigerated.

Make AheadThe cupcakes can be baked ahead of time. Store cooled cupcakes in airtight container at room temperature up to 2 days before filling and decorating as directed.

VariationOmit whipping cream, sugar, sour cream and vanilla. Pour 2 cups milk into large bowl. Add pudding mix; beat with whisk 2 min. Gently stir in 1 (8-oz.) container thawed frozen whipped topping. Fill and frost tops of cupcakes using pudding mixture, then continue as directed.


Nutrition Information

Makes 24 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 270 
    • Total fat 15 g
    • Saturated fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 50 mg
    • Sodium 260 mg
    • Carbohydrate 32 g
    • Dietary fiber <1 g
    • Total sugars 20 g
    •     Includes added sugars 15 g
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 10 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D 2 %DV
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 6 %DV
    • Potassium 2 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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