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A zingy, crunchy, refreshingly sweet lemon meringue ice cream recipe you can easily make at home

Zingy Lemon Meringue Ice Cream

A zesty, refreshingly sweet and sharp ice cream perfect for summer days.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Course Dessert
Servings 1 litre


  • 300 ml double cream
  • 500 g good quality ready-made custard
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 150 g lemon curd
  • 80 g meringue pieces


  • Whisk the cream until only just forming soft peaks
  • Fold in the custard and lemon juice
  • Pour into an ice-cream maker, or use the freezer method and churn until the mixture reaches a soft gelato consistency.
  • Fold in the meringue pieces and lemon curd until just blended, but with a few lovely streaks of lemon visible.
  • Spoon into a 1 litre plastic container, seal and freeze for at least 2 hours.
  • Remove from freezer for around 20 minutes before serving.