Sunday, February 1, 2009

Chocolate Wafer Icebox Cake

This cake is very  light and can be used with chocolate wafers (which are really hard to find...try Fresh Market), but I used Oreo cookies that I separated. It's easy to make and tastes like an ice cream chocolate chip cake minus the thick ice cream texture. 

4 cups heavy cream
3 tsp. sugar
1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. vanilla
1 & 1/2 packages Nabisco chocolate wafer cookies (or Oreos)

Combine the cream, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl. Whip until soft peaks form. Do not overmix. Place a cookie in the center of a plate that is at least 9 inches in diameter. Arrange 6 cookies around the center one, formng a circle. Spread about 3/4 cup of the cream mixture onto the cookies. Repeat layers, ending with the whipped cream. Garnish if desired with chocolate shavings, nuts, cocoa, etc. Refrigerate for at least 5 hours. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You updated! :)
I've been wanting to make this ever since I saw it on Smitten Kitchen. I think I will make it this week.- Ashley