Lime and rum ice cream

Lime and rum ice cream


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About this recipe: A creamy dessert with a wonderful zesty kick. There's plenty of tart fresh lime juice in this ice cream!

darkdragonuk ÅLAND ISLANDS, Åland Islands

Serves: 8 

  • 100ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • zest of 2 limes
  • 4 tablespoons white rum
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 100g icing sugar, sifted
  • 300ml double cream
  • lime zest to garnish

Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:5hr freezing  ›  Ready in:5hr20min 

  1. Put the juice, zest and rum in a small container, cover and put in the freezer.
  2. Whisk the egg whites until they form stiff peaks. Gradually whisk in the icing sugar, a tablespoon at a time, whisking until stiff each time.
  3. In another bowl, whisk the cream into floppy peaks. Lightly beat the yolks and fold into the cream, together with the egg whites and rum mixture.
  4. Freeze in a covered container for at least 5 hours.
  5. Serve with zest.


Make sure all bowls are very cold before starting.

Freezing tip

If you have an ice cream maker, it will cut down the time to about 90 minutes. Do everything as in the recipe but place the mixture into the ice cream maker.

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