Jun 8, 2020, 00:31
I hesitated because I’ve always preferred real cheesecake to no-bake “cheesecake” desserts, but I gave it a shot. I followed the directions precisely, but the no-bake layer wouldn’t firm up. When I tried to cut and serve it after many hours of preparation and freezing/chilling, the no-bake layer oozed out the side and the slice sunk in on itself. I’m going to try again, but bake a traditional Oreo cheesecake layer the day before, then wrap and freeze it overnight. I’ll unwrap and stack it on the frosted cake layer and then proceed with the mousse. Once it’s thawed and the whole thing is set and frosted, I think the end result will be a success. This recipe is still worth it for all the various components; I just found that the no-bake approach to the cheesecake layer produced a dessert that wasn’t firm enough to slice and serve.