28 November 2022

Gingernut dessert log recipe


600ml cream
1/3 cup Icing sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
250g packet of gingernut biscuits
½ cup of orange juice
¼ cup of sherry or port (optional)
2 tbsp caramel topping – for decoration
Crystallised ginger or chocolate – for decoration


Beat cream, sugar and vanilla to firm peaks

Combine the orange juice and sherry (optional) together

Crush one of the biscuits and set aside for decoration

Spread some cream on the base of your plate to help the biscuits to stand on their own

Dip each of the remaining biscuits in the orange juice mixture and spread each side with cream and sandwich together

Continue layering the biscuits and cream to form a log shape

Spread the remaining cream over the log

Cover loosely with plastic wrap and pop in the fridge for 6 hours

Drizzle the log with the caramel topping and sprinkle with chopped crystallised ginger and ginger biscuit


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