Lemon meringue sliceA delicious dessert made with crushed meringue nests and flavoured with lemon curd. This recipe is easy, quick to make and delicious

Serves: 6
Prep time: 25 mins
Total time: 25 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy



    • 150-170ml carton double cream


    • 60g (2oz) icing sugar


    • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon


    • 4 meringue nests, roughly crushed


    • 4 level tbsp lemon curd


    • 500g (1lb) silicone mould or metal loaf tin



    1. Pour the cream into a bowl and add the icing sugar. Whisk the cream
    1. until it forms soft peaks, and then whisk in the lemon zest and juice. Fold in the crushed meringues.


    1. Spoon the cream mixture into the loaf tin, alternating with teaspoonfuls of the lemon curd. Use a skewer to swirl the mixture lightly. Place the loaf tin in the freezer, and freeze overnight or until solid.


    1. To serve: if using a silicone mould, invert the ice cream on to a plate and peel away the mould. If using a metal tin, dip the base briefly into hot water and then ease the the ice cream out of the tin, on to a serving plate. Serve


    1. immediately.


Nutritional information per portion


fat 29.0g saturates 16.0g calories 369(kcal)


This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.