Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat the egg yolks at medium speed in an electric mixer until thick and lemon colored.
  2. Combine the yolks, gelatin, sugar, salt and water in a saucepan, stirring well.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture begins to boil.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in the lemon rind and juice; cool.
  5. Beat the egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy; gradually add 1/3 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  6. Fold the egg whites and whipped cream into yolk mixture.
  7. Spoon into a 1-quart dish; cover and chill.


Most Helpful

I was going to post a similar recipe- mine had double the eggs, double the gelatin, 2 T. cornstarch, no salt, 1 1/2 cups water, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup lemon juice. Garnish with lemon slices, leaves, and additional whipped cream. Delicious!

BecR January 31, 2005

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