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Magic Lemon Icebox Cake Recipe

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Added: Saturday, January 3, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. finely crushed chocolate cookie crumbs (about 16 - 2 1/4" wafers)
6 tbsp. sugar
2 tbsp. butter, melted
2 eggs, separated
1 (15 oz. can) Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 tbsp. grated lemon rind
1/2 c. Sunkist Lemon Juice
1/2 tsp. almond extract

Directions:
Directions:
Combine crumbs, 2 tbsp. of the sugar and butter. Press 1 cup of mixture on bottom and sides of buttered refrigerator tray; chill. Reserve remaining crumbs for top. Beat egg yolks until thick; add condensed milk. Add rind, juice, almond extract, and stir until thick. Beat egg whites; gradually add remaining sugar and beat until stiff. Fold into condensed milk lemon mixture. Pour into tray. Top with crumbs. Freeze until firm, about 4 to 6 hours.

 

 

 

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