Lemon Cloud (lemon Charlotte Russe)

"This is an elegant dessert that is incredibly easy to make. No eggs, no baking, just chill time."
 
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Lemon Cloud (lemon Charlotte Russe) created by Bonnie G 2
Ready In:
3hrs 25mins
Ingredients:
7
Serves:
10
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ingredients

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directions

  • Place in refrigerator: a large mixing bowl, can of evaporated milk, and metal beaters from an electric mixer to chill for 2 hours (If you are in a hurry, you can stick them in the freezer for one hour).
  • Meanwhile, heat the orange juice until it is fairly hot, and dissolve the jell-o mix into it. Add the sugar and lemon juice and mix well. Refrigerate the lemon mixture until it is cool.
  • Cut the rounded ends off on one side of the ladyfingers and line a 9-inch spring form cake pan with the ladyfingers, flat end on the bottom. Set aside.
  • Once the evaporated milk is sufficiently chilled, whip it with an electric beater on high until it forms soft foamy peaks. Gradually fold in the lemon mixture with a spatula.
  • Pour the lemon foam into the ring of ladyfingers. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Sprinkle chopped walnuts on top before serving.

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  1. Bonnie G #2
    Light, fluffy, lemony tartness and easy to make, what's not to love and looked so impressive. I could not find FF evaporated milk (only low fat) so used heavy whipping cream instead and turned out great
     
  2. Bonnie G #2
    Yes, used heavy whipping cream instead of evaporated milk
     
  3. Bonnie G #2
    Lemon Cloud (lemon Charlotte Russe) Created by Bonnie G #2
  4. Bonnie G #2
    Lemon Cloud (lemon Charlotte Russe) Created by Bonnie G #2
  5. Mandy
    I made this as directed and it turned out yummy, nice & light & moussy. My only problem was that the lemon liquid didn't seem to fold into the milk whip very well. The mixture kept falling to the bottom of the bowl, it took quite a while to fold it in & even when it looked all mixed more liquid sank to the bottom as it set so there was a small jelly like layer along the bottom of most of it. Even with my problems it still set reasonably well & I got great comments from my guests so it's all good!
     

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