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Lemon Dainty


"A light lemon dessert! Delicious! I usually double the recipe and bake it in ramekins. My mother used to make this and it has been a favorite with our family or anyone we serve it to."
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1 h 20 m servings 188 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Whisk sugar, flour, and salt together in a bowl; stir in milk, lemon juice, egg yolks, and lemon zest until smooth.
  3. Beat egg whites in a glass or metal bowl until stiff peaks form. Lift your beater or whisk straight up: the egg whites will form sharp peaks. Fold egg whites into flour mixture; pour into a 1-quart baking dish.
  4. Set baking dish in a baking pan. Pour water into baking pan to make a 1-inch deep water bath around baking dish.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until set in the middle, about 50 minutes. Serve warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 188 calories; 1.6 g fat; 40.6 g carbohydrates; 4.1 g protein; 69 mg cholesterol; 135 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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As this recipe's first reviewer, I'm happy to give it an enthusiastic "two thumbs up." This recipe for the classic "Lemon Pudding Cake," which I first made decades ago, is very basic and ver...

An easy to make 4 star dessert. I used whole milk because i had it around, but otherwise I followed the recipe. The top layer is like a light lemon cake and at the bottom is a gooey lemon cust...

4.5 stars. Light and lemony...a welcomed change from heavy, or traditional desserts (like chocolate). My husband liked it also, so I plan to make it again. I put it in a 1 1/2 quart pan becau...

quick and easy light!!!...

This was a surprise, light and fluffy, easy to make, I had to bake it the full 50 minutes for it to set. I will make this again!

I doubled the recipe and used a 2Q casserole pan. It turned out perfect! It was light and refreshing.

I made it and hubby enjoyed it. Substituted Splenda instead of sugar and used my KitchenAid mixer to whisk the egg whites. Came out great! Used a bit lage corning ware dish to bake in but didn...