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- Ready In:
- 1hr 10mins
- Place egg yolks in a large bowl.
- Add sugar and stir till smooth.
- Add melted butter, flour and lemon rind, then stir in juice and milk.
- Beat egg whites until soft peaks.
- Gently fold into yolk mix.
- Pour mixture into a well greased, deep oven proof dish.
- (I use a souffle dish!) Bake 170 degrees celcius for 40-50 minutes.
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This was so delicious and lemony. It says 4 servings but we pigged out and finished it between the two of us! The only thing was it didn't really have a separate sauce the way I thought it would. It was more just really soft and only slightly runny at the bottom. The flavour of this is so divine though that it deserves 5 stars. It tastes a bit like lemon meringue pie. I'll be making this often.
When it starts getting colder we have one night a week where we have a nice hot soup, and on those nights is when I make a dessert as well. This is what we had last night after Izzy's Potato Cheese Soup (which is delicious). This dessert is really yummy, the bottom is like a fine lemon custard, and the top is similar to angel cake sponge. Really liked this. Thanks for posting. =)
This is the same recipe I have used for years. Whenever I want a light and impressive dessert, this is my standby.....it never fails to gets oohs and aahs from guests. The texture is heavenly and just slides down your throat as the sauce slowly follows. All I can say is if you love lemons then this is what you have been waiting for in a dessert!
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