Mary Berry's knickerbocker glory
Total time:plus freezing
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
You can't beat a classic knickerbocker glory especially when it's made by sweet tooth Mary Berry. With homemade ice cream and a handful of fresh fruits layered throughout, this ice cream recipe is a simple dessert that can be enjoyed by the whole family
IngredientsFor the ice cream
- 4 eggs, separated
- 100g caster sugar
- 300 ml double cream
- 1tsp vanilla extract
- Crushed fresh pineapple
- Raspberry puree
- Whipped cream
- Fresh raspberries
Variations of ice cream flavours:
- Ginger - omit vanilla extract, add 100g chopped stemmed ginger and 4tbsps of syrup from the jar.
- Coffee and Brandy - omit vanilla extract, add 2-3tbsps coffee essence and 2tbsps brandy.
- Raspberry or Strawberry - omit vanilla extract, add 150ml of sieved raspberry puree or 150ml strawberry puree.
- Rum and Raisin - omit vanilla extract. Soak 100g of raisins in 4tbsps rum for 2 hours. Then stir into ice cream.
Serve in a tall sundae glass if you have one
- Whisk the egg whites until stiff in a large bowl with an electric hand whisk or in a free standing mixer. Once the egg whites look like cloud, gradually add the sugar a spoonful at a time, still whisking on maximum speed until stiff and glossy.
- In a separate bowl, whisk the cream until forms soft peaks and fold into the meringue mixture. Stir in the egg yolks and vanilla extract, mix until combined.
- Pour into plastic container and freeze until needed.
- Layer 3 scoops of ice cream with with crushed fresh pineapple, raspberry puree and whipped cream and decorate with fresh raspberries or cherries.