Sift the dry ingredients

Sift together the sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, and baking powder and mix to combine.

Whisk together the eggs, vanilla, oil, sour cream, and milk mix until fully combined.

Whisk Wet Ingredients

Step 2

Slowly add in the dry ingredients to the egg mixture. Mix until fully incorporated.

Combine the wet and dry ingredients

Step 3

Add in the hot coffee and mix to combine.

Add Hot Coffee

Step 4

Divide the batter between the prepared pans and bake for 25-30 minutes.


Step 5

Set the cakes on a wire rack to cool completely while you make the frosting.


Step 6

Slice each cake layer in half.

Slice the Cakes

Step 7

 Place 1 cake layer on the serving plate. Spread ½ cup of frosting on top. Repeat with the remaining layers.

Stack and Fill

Step 8

Frost the sides of the cake with the remaining frosting.


Step 9

Create swirls in frosting on the top of the cake with an angled spatula. Press crushed Oreo crumbs into the outside of the cake. Add halved Oreos to the top.


Step 10