Lemon Ginger Icebox Cake Recipe
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Lemon Ginger Icebox Cake Recipe

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Everyone searches for grand desserts that have easy ingredients and minimal effort. My lemony ginger icebox cake is the answer. It’s a holiday lifesaver. —Suzanne Banfield, Basking Ridge, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) lemon curd
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 packages (5-1/4 ounces each) thin ginger cookies
  • 2 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger

Nutritional Facts

1 square: 521 calories, 31g fat (19g saturated fat), 93mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and lemon peel until creamy. Beat in lemon curd until smooth. Gradually add cream, beating on medium-high speed until soft peaks form.
  2. Line bottom of an 8-in. square dish with nine cookies; spread with about 2/3 cup cream cheese mixture. Repeat layers six times. Sprinkle with crystallized ginger. Refrigerate, covered, 2 hours or overnight. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Ginger Icebox Cake in Simple & Delicious December/January 2016

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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