Who doesn’t love a good ice cream cake? And when you combine it with Oreos, it’s a match made in heaven. I’ve been experimenting with different ice cream cake recipes, and this one has become my favorite. It’s easy to make, and it’s guaranteed to impress your friends and family. So, without further ado, let’s get started!
List of Ingredients
- 1 package of Oreo cookies (about 36 cookies)
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream
- 1/2 gallon chocolate ice cream
- Whipped cream, for serving
- Chocolate sauce, for serving
List of Instructions
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
- Crush the Oreo cookies in a food processor until fine crumbs form.
- Combine the Oreo crumbs with the melted butter in a bowl and mix well.
- Press the Oreo mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
- Bake the crust for 10 minutes, then let it cool completely.
- Remove the vanilla ice cream from the freezer and let it soften for about 10-15 minutes.
- Scoop the vanilla ice cream over the Oreo crust and spread it out evenly.
- Place the pan in the freezer for about 30 minutes.
- Remove the chocolate ice cream from the freezer and let it soften for about 10-15 minutes.
- Scoop the chocolate ice cream over the vanilla ice cream and spread it out evenly.
- Place the pan in the freezer for at least 6 hours, or overnight.
- When ready to serve, remove the pan from the freezer and let it sit at room temperature for a few minutes to soften.
- Remove the springform sides and transfer the ice cream cake to a serving plate.
- Top with whipped cream and chocolate sauce.
- Serve immediately and enjoy!
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- Q: Can I use a different type of cookie for the crust?
- A: Yes, you can use any type of cookie that you like. Graham crackers or chocolate wafers would work well.
- Q: How long does this ice cream cake last in the freezer?
- A: It can last for up to a week in the freezer if stored properly.
- Q: Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
- A: Yes, you can make it up to 2 days ahead of time and store it in the freezer.
- Q: Can I use store-bought ice cream instead of making my own?
- A: Yes, you can use store-bought ice cream if you prefer.
- Q: Can I add toppings to this ice cream cake?
- A: Yes, you can add any toppings that you like, such as sprinkles, chopped nuts, or candy.
- Q: Can I use a different size springform pan?
- A: Yes, you can use a different size pan, but the cooking time may vary.
- Q: Can I make this ice cream cake without an oven?
- A: Yes, you don’t need to bake the crust if you don’t have an oven. You can simply press the Oreo mixture into the bottom of the pan and freeze it before adding the ice cream.
- Q: How do I remove the springform sides?
- A: Run a knife around the edge of the cake to loosen it, then release the sides of the springform pan.
- Q: Can I make this ice cream cake in advance for a party?
- A: Yes, it’s a great dessert to make ahead of time for a party.
- Q: Can I use a different type of ice cream?
- A: Yes, you can use any flavor of ice cream that you like.
If you’re making this ice cream cake for a special occasion, you can decorate it with whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and any other toppings that you like. You can also add a layer of caramel or fudge sauce between the two layers of ice cream for extra flavor.
If you’re short on time, you can use store-bought ice cream instead of making your own. Just make sure to soften it before adding it to the crust.
If you want to make this ice cream cake in advance, you can store it in the freezer for up to a week. Just make sure to cover it tightly with plastic wrap or foil to prevent freezer burn.