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A whole slab of ice cream with lemon curd swirled through it and twists of fresh lemon pieces on top

Lemon meringue ice cream

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3.084 stars based on 12 ratings

This is so easy to make, yet very impressive to serve and everyone will love it. Why not try a lime version too!

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:10
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • ½ ½ Lemon(s)
  • 1 1 Lemon(s) juice and zest
  • ½tsp .5tsp
  • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Double cream
  • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Greek yoghurt
  • 3tbsp 3tbsp Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 5tbsp 5tbsp Lemon curd
  • 3 3 Meringue nests

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Cut three thin slices of lemon and reserve for decoration. Peel the zest and squeeze the juice from the remaining lemon.

    Ingredients for this step

    • ½ ½ Lemon(s) juice and zest
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Whip the cream until it just forms soft peaks. Stir in the lemon juice, lemon zest, lemon extract, sugar and yoghurt.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Double cream
    • 1 1 Lemon(s) juice and zest
    • Lemon extract
    • 3tbsp 3tbsp Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Greek yoghurt
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Crush the meringues into smallish pieces and stir in.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 3 3 Meringue nests
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Spoon the ice cream mixture into a non stick 1kg/2lb loaf tin, adding spoonfuls of lemon curd then stir just a little to swirl the lemon curd in.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 5tbsp 5tbsp Lemon curd
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Place in the freezer and freeze overnight until firm.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    To serve, dip the tin into a bowl of boiling water for 20 seconds then invert onto a plate and unmould the ice cream. Top with lemon slices and serve in slices.