"In spite of food fads, fitness programs, and health concerns, we must never lose sight of a beautifully conceived meal."--Julia Child

Layered Lemon Dessert Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Layered Lemon Dessert, by , is from Keller Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Roger Obrist
Added: Sunday, September 2, 2007


6 tbsp butter or margarine
1 c all-purpose flour
1/2 c finely chopped pecans (optional I think)

1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 cups whipped topping
2 cups sugar
1/3 cup cornstarch
1/4 tsp salt
2 c water, divided
3 eggs
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tbsp butter or margarine
1 tsp lemon extract

1. Cut butter into flour until crumbly. Stir in pecans. Press into the bottom of an ungreased 13x9 baking pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Cool.
2. Beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until fluffy. Fold into whipped topping. Spread over crust; chill.
3. In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Add 1/4 cup water and stil until smooth. Add eggs and mix well. Add vinegar, lemon juice, and the remaining water; stir until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; add butter and extract. Cool. Spread over cream cheese layer. Chill 2 hours or overnight.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!