Hot Chocolate Lasagna is a delicious no bake dessert that’s perfect for parties. Layered with creamy hot cocoa cheesecake, chocolate pudding and whipped cream all on top of an Oreo crust.
Hot Chocolate Lasagna Recipe
This Hot Chocolate Lasagna is a delicious dessert. It tastes like frozen hot chocolate. It’s my favorite sweet treat. The layers are amazing. It starts with crushed chocolate cookies. Then there’s a velvety hot chocolate layer. Next is a combination of chocolate pudding and marshmallows. Finally, it’s topped with whipped cream, more marshmallows, and a chocolate topping drizzle. This dessert will impress and please everyone. Be sure to also check out our festive Christmas Lasagna recipe as well.
What You’ll Need for This No-Bake Dessert
- Crust: The crust of the lasagna is made using Chocolate sandwich cookies, like Oreo cookies mixed with butter.
- Hot Chocolate Mousse Layer: The creamy hot chocolate layer is made from cream cheese, hot chocolate mix, powdered sugar, and whipped topping, or Cool Whip.
- Chocolate Pudding Layer: Chocolate instant pudding mix, milk, and mini marshmallows make up the top.
- Chocolate syrup for drizzling.
How to Make Hot Chocolate Lasagna Recipe
- Make the Oreo Crust: Make the crust of the hot chocolate lush creating fine crumbs with the crushed Oreos. Add the melted butter and press into a baking dish. This is the Oreo cookie Crust.
- Hot Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse Layer: The next layer is the cheesecake layer. Using an electric mixer, combine the cream cheese, instant hot cocoa mix, and powdered sugar. Fold in the whipped topping. Spread it over the crust evenly.
- Make the Pudding Layer: Whisk the pudding and milk together. Stir in the mini marshmallows. Spread over the chocolate layer. Add the rest of the whipped topping on top of pudding layer. Place it in the fridge.
- Garnish: Finally, top with more mini marshmallows and drizzle with chocolate syrup. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.
Tips and Tricks for Making Hot Chocolate Lasagna
To make the most of your Hot Chocolate Lasagna, here are a few handy tips and tricks for the perfect oreo cake :
- Storing Leftovers: Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Be sure to cover the dessert properly to keep it fresh.
- Freezing: If you want to prepare this dessert in advance, you can tightly wrap the Hot Chocolate Lush and freeze it. It will last for up to 3 months.
- Make Ahead: This recipe is perfect for making ahead of time, especially for gatherings or events.
- Serving: If you want cleaner slices, it’s a good idea to freeze the dessert and then thaw it slightly before slicing. This helps maintain the integrity of the layers, making it even more appealing on the plate.
- Variations: Feel free to get creative with this recipe and add your own twist. Some popular variations include using different types of pudding, adding mini chocolate chips or crushed candy canes for a holiday touch, or even incorporating different flavors of whipped topping. The possibilities are endless!
- Serving Suggestions: Hot Chocolate Lasagna is delicious on its own, but you can take it to the next level by serving it with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. This adds an extra layer of creamy goodness and balances out the sweetness.
- Customization: While this recipe is written for a 9×13 inch pan, you can easily adjust the ingredients to fit different sized pans. Just make sure to keep the layers even for the best results.
- Presentation: For a more elegant presentation, you can top the dessert with chocolate shavings or drizzle melted chocolate over the finished product. This adds a touch of sophistication and makes it perfect for special occasions.
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No Bake Hot Chocolate Lasagna
- In a food processor crush the cookies.
- Mix the cookie crumbs with the melted butter and press evenly into an 9×13 baking dish.
- In a large bowl using an electric mixer whip together the cream cheese, hot chocolate mix and powdered sugar.
- Fold in one container of the whipped topping.
- Spread over crust evenly.
- Next whisk together the pudding mix and milk until smooth.
- Stir in 1 cup of mini marshmallows.
- Spread the pudding mixture carefully over the hot chocolate layer.
- Top with the remaining container of whipped topping.
- Sprinkle the top with the rest of the mini marshmallows and drizzle over some chocolate syrup.
- Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.