Lemon Ginger Icebox Dessert

Lemon Ginger Icebox Dessert

This refreshing dessert has a spiced bar layered with lemon mousse.

45 min.prep time 8:10total time
12 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Bar Layer

2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 tablespoons mild flavor molasses
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt

Mousse Layer

1 cup sugar
2/3 cup lemon juice
2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon vanilla
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, sweetened, whipped, if desired

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.

Combine 2/3 cup sugar and 1/2 cup butter in bowl; beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add egg, molasses and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, cloves and salt; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

Press dough into prepared pan. Bake 12-16 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely. Cut crosswise into 3 equal sections.

Combine 1 cup butter, 1 cup sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 2-4 minutes or until mixture just comes to a boil and butter is melted.

Beat 4 eggs with whisk in bowl. Stir small amount of hot lemon mixture into eggs. Whisk egg mixture into remaining hot lemon mixture. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring constantly, 4-6 minutes or until mixture reaches 160°F and is thick enough to coat back of metal spoon. Remove from heat; stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Refrigerate 2 hours or until completely cooled.

Beat whipping cream in bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into cooled lemon mixture.

Line 9x5-inch loaf pan with plastic food wrap, extending wrap over edges of pan. Spoon 1 1/3 cups lemon mixture into bottom. Place 1 bar layer over lemon mixture. Repeat layering, ending with lemon mixture. Cover; refrigerate at least 5 hours or overnight.

Remove cover; place serving platter over loaf pan. Flip pan over to release dessert. Remove pan and plastic wrap. Decorate with whipped cream, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 550

Fat: 40g

Cholesterol: 195mg

Sodium: 340mg

Carbohydrates: 44g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #16006©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Comment On This Recipe

Please correct the item(s) in red below:
0 Please select a rating

Email address will not be published

Or
Please note, all submissions are screened for content deemed appropriate by Land O'Lakes. Comments are published within 3 business days.
Submit
Thank you, your comment has been submitted for approval

Message:

Your friend thought you might be interested in Lemon Ginger Icebox Dessert

Latest Blog

Tricks and Treats with Creepy Cookie Cut Outs – It’s Halloween Time!
October 23, 2014 by Alex

Who doesn’t like Halloween? As you know, this is the time of year I let the boys decorate cookies with crazy eyes, spikes, legs and black icing. Yes, you read that right…black icing. The scarier and more crazy-looking things are, the more the boys are into it. More ...

The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.

FREE Sign Up Includes:
  • Our Measuring Cup® Newsletter Preview »
  • Money-Saving and Exclusive Offers
  • Online Recipe Box

Already a Member? Sign In.

FPO IMAGE

YES. Send me the Measuring Cup® Newsletter.
Cancel and Go Back

Forgot Your Password?

Please correct the items(s) in red below

    We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.

    Reset My Password Cancel and Go Back

    Confirmation Email Sent

    We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.

    Close

    Welcome Back!

    If you are already a member, please sign in.

    Not a Simple Rewards Member? Join Now. Forgot Your Password?

    Check Your Email

    Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.

    If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.

    Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.


    Please correct the item(s) in red below

    *These fields are required
    Submit

    Thanks.

    Your question has been submitted.



    Close Window

    Email: