Lemon Icebox cakes are a popular dessert worldwide as they are easy to make and delicious to eat. We have recreated the recipe to the Galaxy Gas Nitrous Recipe: Lemon Icebox Cake, using the Galaxy Gas Whipped Cream Dispenser with Galaxy Gas Whipped Cream Chargers for convenience and enhanced taste. Though traditionally, this icebox cake is made with lemon curd, you can also use other flavors such as strawberry or vanilla. You can also make your lemon curd for adding to this recipe instead of using a ready-made one. This old-fashioned cake is the first choice for households where chocolate cakes are not much preferred. The cake is tangy-sweet and refreshing. When chilled, it makes the best summer treat. Serve it to your children for the weekend or make it for a party to collect praise from your guests; this cake will make them praise your chef skills.
⦁ Whipped Cream Canister
⦁ Whipped Cream Charger
- Whipping cream – 2 ¼ cups
- Vanilla wafers – 1 packet (200 grams)
- Lemon curd – 1 cup
- Vanilla ice cream – 1 ½ cups
- Condensed milk – 4 tablespoons
- Lemon slices – for garnish
- Melt vanilla ice cream and mix it with cream and lemon curd.
- Pour this mix in a Galaxy Gas Whipped Cream Dispenser and attach one Galaxy Gas Whipped Cream Charger to release its gas. Shake the whipped cream dispenser vigorously. Now attach the second Galaxy Gas Whipped Cream Charger and repeat the process. Attach a nozzle to the dispenser.
- Apply a generous amount of lemon curd to each wafer and set it aside.
- Take a baking tray of nine by thirteen and cover the base with the whipped cream dispensed directly from the Galaxy Gas Whipped Cream Dispenser.
- Make a layer of vanilla wafers to cover the whipped cream. Drizzle two tablespoons of condensed milk.
- Dispense the whipped cream again to make the next layer.
- Set the vanilla wafers in the second layer. Drizzle with two tablespoons condensed milk.
- Cover the entire dish with a generous layer of whipped cream.
- Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least eight hours to infuse the flavors in the biscuit. You can also make the dessert a day before serving and refrigerate it overnight.
Why is it called icebox cake?
The concept of icebox cake came in the United States in the 1930s and was introduced by the companies that manufactured icebox and promoted it as an essential kitchen appliance. They are depicted as easier and quick desserts that any housewife can make.
How long does an icebox cake take in the setting?
To make the cake set properly, it should get sufficient time in the refrigerator. It is better to cover it with plastic wrap. Leave it for at least eight hours in the fridge or overnight so that the cookies soak the flavors properly.
What does a lemon icebox cake taste like?
This lemon icebox cake is light and refreshing. You may think you are eating a lemon-flavored Tiramisu. The aerated lemon cream filling makes it very light and fluffy. Lemon curd is the key ingredient in this recipe and imparts a heavenly taste to this delicious summer treat.
How to make lemon curd at home?
You can easily make your lemon curd at home if you aren’t satisfied with the store-bought lemon curd. Take a saucepan and whisk three eggs, one cup sugar, and half a cup lemon juice over medium heat until it blends well and starts thickening. At this stage, you can add ¼ cup butter and lemon zest. Take it to a point when it starts coating the back of a spoon. This is the desired consistency, and you can now take it off the flame. Let it rest for ten minutes and then refrigerate in an airtight bowl. Use when required.
How long does homemade lemon curd last?
You can keep the homemade lemon curd in the refrigerator for up to a couple of weeks. As it has a good amount of sugar and acid from lemons, it won’t get worse. But if you want to store it for months, you can freeze the lemon curd. Thaw and use whenever required.
What can I use instead of vanilla wafers?
You can also use graham crackers. However, it is better to use vanilla wafers for the original and best taste of these cake-flavored icebox "cakefers."