Raspberry Swirl Frozen Dessert

18 Jun 12

Rasberry_Swirl_RecipeThe creaminess of this dessert spiked with the tartness of the raspberries will make this dessert a firm favourite in your recipe collection. You can prepare it ahead of time so it’s ideal for entertaining. And it looks terrifically impressive!


  • 2/3 of a packet of crackers or Eat Some More biscuits, crumbed
  • 30 ml butter, melted
  • 25 ml castor sugar


  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 125 ml water
  • 250 ml sugar
  • 0, 6 ml (1/8 teaspoon) salt
  • 0, 6 ml (1/8 teaspoon) cream of tartar
  • 250 g unflavoured cream cheese
  • 375 ml whipping cream
  • 300 g frozen raspberries
  • Chocolate to garnish


In a bowl, combine the biscuit crumbs, melted butter and castor sugar.

Press into an 11” x 7” cake tin that has been coated with cooking spray.

For the filling, combine the egg yolks, 60 ml water, 125 ml of the sugar and the salt in a small, heavy saucepan.

Cook over a low heat, stirring continuously, until the mixture reaches 160 degrees, or is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon.

Cool quickly by placing the saucepan in a bowl of ice water, stirring for 2 minutes.