DIY Ice Cream Cake Better Than Dairy Queen

Chill a nine-inch springform pan in the freezer. This will keep the ice cream from melting during cake assembly.

Preheat oven to 350°. While heating, pulse Oreo cookies in a food processor several times.

Put the cookie crumbs on a parchment-lined baking sheet and spread them evenly. Remove from oven after 10 minutes and cool fully.

Pour over semisweet chocolate chips in a medium glass bowl after removing from heat. Mix heavy cream and chocolate until smooth.

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Stir corn syrup and vanilla essence into the chocolate-cream mixture until glossy and totally integrated. Allow the ganache to cool fully

Spoon chocolate ice cream into the center of the vanilla-ice cream-lined cake pan after the "wall" has firmed.

Next, Spread ganache with an offset spatula and top with cold cookie crumbles. Gently massage the crumbles into an equal layer.