Lemon Curd & Honey Ice Cream With Gingersnap Cookie Crumble

First things first, the cute little 1/2 pint ice cream maker I found… WELLLLLL it really didn’t do the job it should.  So the fun $14.00 I spent… it was kinda a waste!  That being said, there was, sort of, ice cream made in my kitchen.  AND if you have a ROCKIN’ ice cream maker, you can totally enjoy this fun recipe! 

I think lemon curd is the nectar of the gods…that is just my feeling….but seriously you do agree it is AMAZING right?

That little jar of heaven I made a week or so ago, it has made dishes, and bites of sweet treats- the happiest feeling in the world.   Thank you to BigFatBaker for the wonderful no-fail recipe, I now am hooked!  I will be making more lemon curd tonight,  I need to refill that pretty jar of mine!

When I picked up this cute little 1/2 pint ice cream maker, I had my doubts about.  BUT seriously…$14.00 dollars…I had to try right?  It does churn the ice cream, but the bowl does not stay cold enough, so you can’t churn it long enough.  So instead I just kept it in the freezer, and stirred frequently.  It was worth the effort for sure.  The flavors are perfect together!

When I picked up the little ice cream maker, my hubby immediately said, ” I want lemon and honey ice cream!”  Sooooo…what my baby wants, my baby gets!  We agreed adding in some cookie crumble would give the ice cream a great crunch with each bite.

I could have made homemade gingersnap cookies, BUT  time is of the essence.  I have family finally arriving soon, SOOOOO EXCITED! I decided to pick up a fun bag of gingersnap cookies instead.

The recipe I adapted made almost two 1/2 pint containers full.  So you may need to adapt the recipe to the amount your ROCKIN’ ice cream maker makes!

Yields 6

Lemon Curd & Honey Ice Cream With Gingersnap Cookie Crumble

Lemon honey ice cream, with a ginger flavor at the end of each bite!

30 minsPrep Time

30 minsCook Time

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3 Tbsp lemon curd
1 Tbsp local honey
2 1/2 cups whole milk
1/4 cup sugar
4 Tbsp Gingersnap cookie crumble


Mix together milk, lemon curd, honey, and sugar. Whisk ingredients until sugar has dissolved. Chill ingredients before placing in ice cream maker. Add in cookie crumble after you have started the churning process with your ice cream.



Making lemon curd is fun, but adding lemon curd in your sweet treats is REALLY FUN!  Here is my raisin bran lemon bread, the bread has two different versions for making the treat.

Do you have an ice cream maker?  What is your favorite flavor of ice cream to make?  What is your favorite way to enjoy lemon curd?

Until next time, Come on in, Have a seat,

Hugs, Terra

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  • Great looking dessert! Hope you have fun with your family!
    •  I had way too much fun with my family! Excited to share my fun soon:-) Thank you so much! Hugs, Terra
  • Katie Koonce
    Be still my heart! Terra, this sounds AMAZING!!! What great flavor combinations! Well done!!  xx Epicurean Mom
    •  Thank you so much Katie!! Hugs, Terra
  • I have two ice cream makers - a cuisinart with the thingo you have to freeze and a Nemox you flip the switch and ice cream happens.  Since I forget to put the freezer thing in to get cold, I usually flip the switch. My faves are vanilla that I can turn into anything and chocolate that I can add things to.  Then I like strawberry, licorice, chocolate chip, blueberry, and I could go on for 45 minutes.  :)  I love ice cream. 
    •  Two ice cream makers? Because one is not enough? LOL!!! I definitely think the one that you just flip the switch is the winner of course:-)  I agree, I would have a long list of my favorite ice cream flavors:-)  Sending hugs!
  • Hi Terra! hope u had a nice weekend! I agree with your hubby,... of all the ice creams in the world, lemon ice cream is one of the tastiest and with honey a 100% killer dessert! I gotta check out and try lemon curd one of these days.
    •  You really NEED to make some lemon curd right away:-) Thank you so much my friend! Hugs, Terra
  • Yuuuuuuuuuuuuum! LOVE these pics dear!!!
    •  Thank you love!! oxox
  • Choc Chip Uru
    You really make desserts look special and mouthwatering - what a decadent night of wow :D Awesome!!! Can't wait to further explore your blog! Cheers Choc Chip Uru http://gobakeyourself.wordpress.com/
    •  Thank you for the sweet words! Hugs, Terra
  • You are creating amazing goodies with that lemon curd and this ice cream is no exception!  The Gingersnap crumble topping is the 'cherry' on the sundae, even though there's already cherries on the sundaes ;)  Fabulous!! xo
    •  I really do love the lemon curd:-) Thank you so much! Hugs, Terra
  • What a delicious and fresh sounding ice cream!! This would be perfect during the hot summer months - - I may however have to try it before - - you know just in case ;) 
    •  Just in case, trying it before the summer months is a great idea! Hugs, Terra
  • Lemon curd is pretty much awesome.  I have tried making ice cream a few times, and usually fail.  I've found a bit more success in making sorbets though.  Even with the ice cream maker not working, you still did a pretty great job here.
    •  Thank you so much!!! I think I may need to make it again, it is so full of flavor:-) Hugs, Terra
  • Baker Street
    Woah! That looks gorgeous Terra! Totally my kind of treat! :) 
    •  Thank you so much!!! oxox
  • EA-The Spicy RD
    I'm loving your ice cream sundae photos Terra!! I adore lemon curd, and, yes, I have an ice cream maker which I bought last summer. I haven't used it in awhile, but, I think your delicious ice cream is going to force me to use it ASAP!
    •  Thank you so much! Let me know if you try it, I am curious how it comes out being properly churned:-) Hugs, Terra
  • Karriann Graf
    I can't stop drooling here. They look decadent! "Happy Cooking"
    •  Thank you so much! oxox
  • Karen Bechman
    With not feeling so good lately something with lemon and honey sounds perfect.  I love the pictures....how could you say no to such an appealing looking treat!
    •  I hope you are feeling better! Sending love and hugs:-)
  • oh i need to get an ice cream maker and when i do i need to run 10 miles a day because I'll be making ice cream every day.  This looks yummy!
    •  LOL!!! Run 10 miles EVERY day, whew...BUT I guess all for the greater good right?  BWAHAHAHA! Hugs, Terra
  • Lemon curd really is good stuff.  Sorry your ice cream maker wasn't up to snuff!
    •  I still enjoyed the kinda ice cream, so it was all worth it:-) Thank you so much! Hugs, Terra
  • Candy @ Candy Girl
    Love this recipe!  I agree that lemon curd is nectar from the gods.
    •  Thank you so much!!! LOL, it is a new addiction for me, I just love it:-) Hugs, Terra
  • Fun flavors and your sundaes look ice cream parlor perfect with whipped cream and cherries in the old fashioned sundae glasses.
    •  Thank you so much! I found those sundae glasses, and I decided they were the best find:-) Hugs, Terra
  • Your Sundaes look absolutely fantastic!!! Yummm... I am drooling.
    •  Thank you so much! Hugs, Terra
  • Oh..yum..yum..can you please share a glass of that gorgeous crumble!
    •  I will totally share some with you!!! Thank you so much:-) Hugs, Terra
  • Kristen
    Too bad that ice cream maker didn't work, but you seem to have manage splendidly without it.  That ice cream sounds AMAZING!!
    •  It was pretty yummy! Thank you so much:-) Hugs, Terra
  • What an amazing sundae! I love lemon curd, too, and those gingersnaps are the perfect touch of extra flavor for this yummy ice cream :)
    •  Thank you so much! Hugs, Terra
  • I would never pay $14 for 1/2 pint of ice-cream! I always buy it on sale LOL I love lemon curd and peanut-butter ice-cream - wonder if I combine the two how they taste .. 
    •  I think you should explore, and see how the flavors would work:-) Then let me know! Hugs, Terra
  • Sorry about your mini ice cream maker :( These  however are not only gorgeous, but every bite sound delectable...Wow!
  • Hey lady! I just whipped up a batch of your lemon curd and I'll be using it in ice cream tonight. I'm gonna tweak the lemon-honey recipe a bit, add in a raspberry swirl. Thanks for the inspiration!
  • I just discovered your blog through orgasmic chef.  I love your recipes!  So glad I found you.