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Lemon Refrigerator Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Colleen McGuffin
Added: Friday, March 9, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
1 C zwieback crumbs
1/4 C sugar
3/4 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
4 T butter - melted

Cake:
1 C sugar
2 envelopes (2 T) unflavored gelatin
1 6 oz can (2/3 C) evaporated milk
2 egg yolks - beaten
1 t grated lemon peel
3 C cream style cottage cheese - sieved
2 T lemon juice
1 t vanilla
2 egg whites
1 C whipping cream - whipped

Directions:
Directions:
Crust:
Combine all ingredients and mix until crumbly. Reserve 1/4 C of crust for garnish. Press remainder on bottom and sides of buttered 9" spring form cake pan. Chill

Cake:
In saucepan, combine 3/4 C sugar, gelatin, and 1/4 t salt. Stir in milk, then egg yolks. Cook and stir over low heat till gelatin dissolves. Add peel. Cool at room temperature for 30 minutes. Stir in cottage cheese, lemon juice and vanilla. Chill, stirring occasionally until mixture mounds.

Beat egg whites to soft peaks, gradually add remaining 1/4 C sugar, beating to stiff peaks. Fold into gelatin mixture. Fold in whipped cream. Pour into chilled crust; sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Chill overnight.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1.5 hours

 

 

 

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