Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins
From Moosewood New Classics.
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 12 ounces fresh raspberries (or frozen)
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 large eggs, separated
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
- 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 pinch salt
- 1⁄2 cup flour
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Lightly oil six ovenproof custard cups or six 8 oz ramekins.
- Place the cups in a 2 inch deep baking pan.
- Begin to heat water to add to the pan just before baking.
- In a bowl, combine the lemon juice with the cornstarch.
- Add the raspberries and 1/2 cup of the sugar and toss lightly.
- In a separate bowl, with an electric mixer or whisk, beat the egg whites till stiff; set aside.
- In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks and buttermilk with the remaining 1/2 cup sugar.
- Beat in the lemon peel, vanilla, salt, flour and baking powder.
- Gently stir in the raspberry mixture, then fold in the beaten egg whites.
- Spoon the batter evenly into the prepared cups.
- Pour very hot water into the baking pan till the water reaches about halfway up the sides of the cups.
- Bake until puffed, firm on top and golden, 40-50 minutes.
- Refrigerate and serve chilled.
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