Folláin Meringue and Blackcurrant Ice Cream

This is quite possibly the perfect summer dessert.

Delicious, effortless to make and can be prepared days in advance and served with many desserts or served by itself.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: No cooking
Serves: 2

Recipe is great with...

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  • 1 packet shop bought meringues (or homemade meringues) Shop bought meringues (or homemade meringues)
  • 175ml (6fl oz) Whipped cream
  • 4 tbsp Folláin Blackcurrant Jam


  1. Roughly crush the meringues, add the whipped cream and Folláin Blackcurrant Jam and mix together. Cover and place in the freezer.
  2. This will take at least 5 hours to set.
  3. You can double the mixture and line a loaf tin with cling film, leaving the cling film to overlap the sides of the tin.
  4. Fill with the ice cream mixture and cover with the excess clingfilm.
  5. Freeze for at least 5 hours; remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving time and slice.
  6. This is lovely served on its own or with fresh fruit salad.