Total Time
5hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 5 hrs

This is my grandmother's recipe dating back years ago. It is a very light, airy dessert with a nice lemon flavor, and graham cracker crumbs on the bottom and top. It was always a favorite of mine when I was little and also with my children. No, you do not taste the evaporated milk when it is ready to eat. It's just a nice dessert when you need something that is not heavy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chill unopened can of evaporated milk in the refrigerator overnight.
  2. Dissolve jello in hot water and chill till partially set.
  3. Whip till light and fluffy.
  4. Add lemon juice and sugar.
  5. Whip the chilled milk; fold in jello mixture.
  6. Line the bottom of a 9x13 pan with half of the graham cracker crumbs.
  7. Gently pour bisque mixture into pan (if you pour to fast you will move the crumbs).
  8. Top with remaining crumbs.
  9. Chill till set; about 5 hours or a little less.
  10. Serves 12.


Most Helpful

Ooh, this is so yummy, not just for after a meal, but the sweet counterpart to Chicken Noodle Soup when you are feeling under the weather. An added bonus is how easy it is to make. Try it, REALLY!

RSHDiva November 18, 2007

My grandmother had the same recipe, except used lime jello. Light and airy and fantastic!

hanks12kids February 12, 2007

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