Lemon Curd & Blueberry Preserve Freezer Cake

Ingredients

  • 225g full fat Greek yoghurt
  • 75g icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp grated lemon zest
  • 600ml double cream
  • 1 jar Mrs Bridges Lemon Curd
  • 125g Rich Tea biscuits
  • 1 ½ jars Mrs Bridges Blueberry Preserve
  • 50g fresh blueberries
  • a little water
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar

Recipe

Line a 2lb loaf tin with cling film, leaving overhang on all sides.

In a large bowl, use an electric hand mixer to beat the yoghurt, icing sugar, and lemon zest together until well combined.

Reduce to a slower speed and gradually add the double cream. Increase speed as it thickens, mixing until medium peaks have formed.

Transfer two-thirds of the yoghurt mixture to another large bowl and fold in ½ jar of the lemon curd. Cover the remaining yoghurt mixture and refrigerate to use later to decorate the sides.

Place a single layer of Rich Tea biscuits over bottom of the prepared tin, breaking pieces to fit. Use a spatula to evenly spread a quarter of the yoghurt mixture over the biscuits.

Spread ½ jar of the blueberry preserve on top, then carefully spread another layer of the yoghurt mixture.

Spread a thin layer of the lemon curd on top of this.

Spoon a third of remaining yoghurt mixture over this and top with another layer of biscuits.

Repeat the layering process until the tin is full allowing space to finish with a layer of yoghurt mixture and then finally, the biscuits.

Cover with cling film and freeze for a minimum of 6 hours.

To finish the cake, take it out of the freezer and remove from the tin using the cling film to help. Upturn it onto a board or serving plate and then spread the top and sides of the cake with the refrigerated yoghurt mixture. Return it to the freezer for 20 minutes.

Make a compote by adding 4 tbsp of Blueberry Preserve to a non-stick pan with 2 tbsp water, 2 tbsp caster sugar and the fresh blueberries. Gently simmer on a low heat for 5 minutes until the fruit breaks down, adding more water if required. Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.

Serve slices of the cake drizzled with the blueberry compote.

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