CHEAT'S LEMON MERINGUE ICE-CREAM
All the flavours of classic lemon meringue pie in the easiest ice-cream, this is based on Nigella's Ridiculously Easy Coffee Ice-cream. Because of the high cream content, you don't need to churn this in an ice-cream maker, and its creamy texture is redolent of Italian gelato.
Makes 800 ml (serves c6)
- 300 ml double cream
- 175 g condensed milk (about 2/3 of a standard can)
- 1 jar of good-quality lemon curd
- about 4 large ready-made meringues smashed into walnut-sized chunks (use the brick-like bright white meringues you can buy in M&S or Waitrose - homemade tend to disintegrate in the mixture).
- A drop of Limoncello liqueur, if you're feeling extravagant
A plastic box to freeze the mixture in
Whisk the cream together until the mixture forms soft peaks. Fold in the lemon curd and meringue pieces. Put into a plastic box or bowl and freeze for at least 6 hours or overnight. Serve straight from the freezer.