"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste

Fluffy Lemon Dessert Recipe

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Added: Sunday, September 20, 2009


1-12 oz can evaporated milk
2-3 oz pkg Ladyfingers
1-3 oz pkg lemon gelatin
1 cup boiling orange juice
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tsp grated lemon peel

1 sm carton heavy whipping cream
1-2 T powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Pour milk into a small metal mixing bowl. Place beaters in bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Line sides and bottom of a 9" springform pan with the ladyfingers. Set aside. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in orange juice. Stir in sugar, lemon juice, and lemon peel. Cool to room temperature.

Beat chilled milk until soft peaks form. Fold into gelatin mixture. Pour into prepared pan. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours or until firm.

Whip heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla until peaks form. Spread on top.

Remove from springform pan cut and serve.




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