oreo cake pushups

Oreo Cake Push-Ups plus a Cake Push-Up Give-Away

I’ve developed quite an obsession for these cake push-up pops lately. Not only are they adorable, but they make dessert on the go simple. The last few times I made these, I put them in a Ziploc bag, stuck them in my cooler and took them to the beach and pool to share with friends. Here’s what I discovered over the past few weeks… these are a HUGE hit with the kids, they transport nicely, and there are a ton of ways to fill these ~ cake, brownies, frosting, ice cream, chocolate mousse, sprinkles…endless possibilities!

Our most recent cake push-up creation were these Cookies and Cream brownie pops for our final celebration with our neighbors before their big move. This is one of my favorite frostings and it goes perfect with the brownie bites (see recipe below). The kids bombarded me afterward begging for seconds.

A few weeks back, Kate from CupKates Event Design and I were chatting about putting together a give-away. The only problem was she was wiped out of her stock. These push-up pop containers can be hard to get your hands on. Kate is now totally restocked, and just launched the new CupKatesEventDesign website. Not only will you find these awesome push-up pop containers, but a bunch of other fabulous party items.

Here’s the great news…

Kate is giving one lucky Grin and Bake It reader $20.00 in credit to spend at her online store.

I’m guessing you love these push-up pops as much as I do… 

Hooray for push-up pops!

These are a few of my other favorites from CupKatesEvent Design…

I LOVE these cake sparklers!

These candy tubes are perfect party favors!

Frosting shots anyone?

Be sure to check out CupKatesEventDesign to find your favorites!

You have three chances to enter to win… 

1. Leave a comment on this post telling me what you think of these cake push-ups? What event would you use them for? Any creative ideas on what to layer these with? You get the idea…

2. You can earn a second entry by following Grin and Bake it on Facebook. Leave a comment stating that you do.

3. Like Cupkate’s Event Design on Facebook and leave a comment here stating that you do.

Make sure you have a separate blog comment for each entry (up to three comments for three chances).

A winner will be selected from Random.org on Tuesday, August 2nd.


Oreo Cake Push-ups

Make a batch of brownies in a 9″X9″ Pyrex pan. Let cool completely. Make a batch of Oreo Cookies and Cream frosting (recipe below). Use the top circular part of an empty push-up pop, to cut out brownie circles. The left-over brownies pieces can be used to make brownie pops. You can shape them into balls and freeze them in an airtight container.  Option 2 ~ Eat what remains, you know you deserve it! Layer push-up pop alternating with brownies and piping frosting until filled.  For a photo tutorial, go to this cake push-up post.

Oreo Whipped Cream Frosting  (Adapted from Bakespace.com)

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature

2 1/4  cup confectioner’s sugar, sifted

a pinch of salt

1/3 cup whipping cream

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

½ cup crushed Oreos

Mix together butter, confectioner’s sugar, and a pinch of salt until it’s creamy. Increase your mixer speed to high and beat until its light and fluffy. Add whipping cream and vanilla. Beat until it’s smooth. Fold in crushed Oreos. Makes enough to frost 24 cupcakes.

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141 Responses to Oreo Cake Push-Ups plus a Cake Push-Up Give-Away
  1. June g.
    August 1, 2011 | 1:01 pm

    Mmmm, maybe German chocolate cake.

  2. June g.
    August 1, 2011 | 1:02 pm

    I like you on FB

  3. Aggie
    August 1, 2011 | 1:02 pm

    I like Cupkate’s event design on FB!

  4. June g.
    August 1, 2011 | 1:02 pm

    I like Kate on FB

  5. Amanda N
    August 1, 2011 | 2:43 pm

    These push ups look so good!!! So do the Kahula ice cream ones :) I think a tiramisu version could be equally delicious!! Or a no bake strawberry/any berry cheesecake. mmmmm just think of all the possibilities!

  6. Jessie
    August 1, 2011 | 6:24 pm

    I would make something with lots of pink for my little girl’s first birthday!

  7. JesMiYu
    August 1, 2011 | 7:30 pm

    Ohmygahhh! Those pushpops seem like the perfect way to send cupcakes by post! My cousin is going into the air force and I would love to be able to send him some treats while he’s away! ^^ Such a cool idea!

  8. Joanna
    August 2, 2011 | 7:36 am

    I love the Push pop idea for baking! I am a huge fan of anything Oreo, but I would also try strawberry cheesecake or the sort for a summer BBQ party =)

  9. Sarah
    August 2, 2011 | 10:13 am

    These would be adorable for my daughters 3rd birthday! I would have to do some kind of chocolate cake and orange frosting for Halloween. Cookies and Cream is one of my favorite combos. Can’t wait to try your frosting recipe!

  10. Deb
    August 2, 2011 | 11:22 am

    The Oreo push pops look absolutely wonderful!! I would love to make them!

  11. Hope
    August 2, 2011 | 1:31 pm

    I wanna know how to get the containers! I have searched through several recipes and no one mentions (unless I am missing something) how to find the push up holders! Just call me clueless and hungry!

  12. Kate
    August 2, 2011 | 2:46 pm

    Hi Hope,

    The site that I’m doing the give–away with, CupKatesEventDesign carries them. Click on the link to the online store on this post and you will find them there.

  13. Angie Mae
    August 2, 2011 | 3:43 pm

    I would love to make a chocolate peanut butter push up pop… I can just imagine how great it would taste! I would really like to try these!

  14. Angie Mae
    August 2, 2011 | 3:45 pm

    Following you on Facebook!

  15. Angie Mae
    August 2, 2011 | 3:45 pm

    Liked CupKate’s Event Design on Facebook–wow I really like the photos too :)

  16. Lee Read
    August 2, 2011 | 5:39 pm

    These look so cool – I’d even manage to get my two boys in the kitchen to make these!! :)
    PS. Following on FB also!

  17. Angelyn
    August 2, 2011 | 9:12 pm

    These look so yummy! Definitely wanna try them soon!

  18. jenn
    September 22, 2011 | 9:57 am

    My 12 year old daughter wants to be a pastry chef. She has started her own cupcake business. She is always setting up dessert displays. these cupcake push pops would be the greatest thing for her!!!

  19. Lynn Wentzell
    November 14, 2011 | 5:51 pm

    I was thinking red velvet cake and green mint frosting for Christmas Treats…

  20. Brianna
    February 6, 2012 | 7:46 pm

    I want to make cake push-ups for my baby shower!

  21. Susie
    February 28, 2012 | 8:55 pm

    LOVE THESE! I would love for you to stop by and link up these lil treats in my Oreo 100th Happy Birthday Party! http://cafescrapper-scrapsoflife.blogspot.com/2012/02/happy-100-birthday-oreo-cake-blog-link.html

    Thank you! Yummy!


  22. Lana
    March 18, 2012 | 11:54 am

    I really love the idea of the push pops. I want to use them for our fund raiser for Relay for Life along with my cake pops. They should go over great and they are not hard to make!

  23. Tonni Buonomo
    April 5, 2012 | 12:07 pm

    I would use these for 4th of July…maybe a white cupcake,strawberries another cupcake then blueberries.

  24. Barb Clock
    May 5, 2012 | 7:55 am

    My daughter’s graduation party – with cake layers in her favorite colors!

  25. april
    May 23, 2012 | 9:07 am

    i just recieved my shipment from kate and i ordered 3 dz for now i plan to wash and reuse but since we have 8 kids ( 8 birthday parties a year) plus ALOT of other parties/entertaining i plan on ordering a whole LOT more! favorite thing right now! love them!

  26. Connie Riner
    June 21, 2012 | 5:34 pm

    I love the new push pops idea! I saw the idea of putting the cakes in a glass jar with different layers and knew that wouldn’t work with children. These push pops are an answer to a prayer. I was trying to find something for our preacher’s goodbye reception using cake pops and these would be perfect, he has 9 children and they love these things. I work the the pre school group at church and these would work so well with special days for them, Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s all those times. I also work with Girl Scouts and this would work so well when we have county or troop events, the girls could even make them and sell them to raise money to help some of their community service projects, like the animal shelter that we give supplies for. What a GREAT invention. I can’t wait to order some. Thanks, Connie

  27. Heather
    July 15, 2012 | 8:47 am

    I cannot wait to make a variation of these for my best friend’s bachelorette party! The theme is pink and black zebra print, so I am going to dye the frosting pink and add zebra print ribbon on the bottom and decorate the stand accordingly!

    thank you for the amazing frosting recipie!

  28. Heather
    July 15, 2012 | 8:48 am

    i am a fan of cupkates event design on fb!

  29. Heather
    July 15, 2012 | 8:48 am

    i joined the grin and bake it group on fb!

  30. Keaira
    July 17, 2012 | 7:42 pm

    I love the push pops I think they are absolutely adorable. I would use them for my wedding vow renewal instead of traditional cake. I think it would be cool to make like a jello push pop where instead of cake you use jello as the cake and cool whip as the frosting. That would be a refreshing treat for the kids during summer time.. Also I am a fan of cupkates event design

  31. Marilyn Arthur's
    September 9, 2012 | 12:17 am

    I want to order large amounts of push pops (50 boxes of prepared products)via web to be delivered to my door, paid with credit card. Is this possible? I make large orders from Schwann but I would really likt to try your product.
    Marilyn Arthurs
    408 s main
    Kingfisher. Ok. 73750

  32. Makiah Babbs
    September 15, 2012 | 6:14 pm

    The Oreos look Sooo good. I need to get these for my daughters sweet 16 to do some type of layered fruit cake !

  33. Keri Knott
    January 26, 2013 | 3:54 pm

    Love the idea!!! They look yummy!!

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  36. tamra
    April 28, 2013 | 12:54 pm

    would use the for my sons graduation Party.

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