Cookies & Cream Pop-Tart Frosting

red velvet poptart cake recipe

Everyone knows a standard red velvet cake comes with cream cheese frosting. So how can you take that frosting to the next level? Add in some cookies & cream Pop-Tarts!

poptart frosting recipe

poptart cake frosting

Cookies & Cream Pop-Tart Frosting
  • for cake:
  • 1 box red velvet cake mix
  • water (however much the box calls for)
  • eggs (however much the box calls for)
  • butter (substituted for however much oil the box calls for)
  • for frosting:
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ stick unsalted butter
  • 2 cookies & cream Pop-Tarts (bonus points if you make your own Pop-Tarts!)
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  1. In large mixing bowl, combine all cake ingredients. Whisk together until well combined.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 F & line cake pans with baking spray.
  3. Fill cake pans evenly with batter & bake for 10 minutes or until toothpick is inserted & comes out clean.
  4. While cakes are baking, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, butter, & sour cream in mixer. Beat on medium speed until well combined.
  5. Add in the vanilla & broken pieces of Pop-Tarts. Beat on medium-high until fluffy.
  6. Place frosting in fridge for 1 hour.
  7. Remove cakes from pans & place one on top of the other with layers of frosting in between.
  8. Top with extra frosting & pieces of Pop-Tarts. Enjoy!