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
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
- 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
- In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and lemon zest until creamy. Beat in lemon curd until smooth. Gradually add cream, beating on medium-high speed until soft peaks form.
- 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