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Fresh Lime Trifle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Audrey Hubbard
Added: Sunday, February 8, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/3 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 T. grated lime peel
2/3 cup fresh lime juice
5 egg yolks, beaten
1 container whipped topping
1 angel food cake torn into bite sized pieces

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in medium saucepan. Blend in sugar. Stir in lime juice and 1/4 cup water. Whisk in egg yolks. Cook and stir over medium low heat about 18 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat, cool slightly. Stir in lime peel. Let cool completely. Place whipped topping in a medium bowl. Gently fold in lime mixture. Layer on third of the cake pieces in trifle dish or clear serving bowl. top with one third lime/whipped topping mixture. Repeat layers twice. Chill at least 2 hours before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes

 

 

 

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