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1 3/4C smooth light Ricotta
3/4C softened light Cream Cheese
1/2C granulated Sugar
1tbsp finely grated Lemon Rind
1/3C freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
1 Egg Yolk
3 Egg Whites
1/4tsp Cream of Tartar
1/3C granulated Sugar
1/2C boiling Water
3tbsp freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
3tbsp granulated Sugar
20 (3-inch long) Ladyfinger cookies

Spray 9-inch square cake pan OR decorative serving dish with cooking oil

Combine the ricotta, cream cheese, 1/2C sugar, lemon rind, 1/3C lemon juice and egg yolk in food processor

Puree the mixture until completely smooth

Transfer to large bowl

In another bowl, beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until foamy

Gradually add the 1/3C sugar, beating until stiff peaks form

Stir 1/4 of the egg whites into the ricotta mixture

Gently fold the remaining egg whites, just until blended

Whisk the water, 3tbsp lemon juice and 3tbsp sugar until the sugar dissolves

Dip each ladyfinger in the lemon mixture, just long enough to moisten it

Place 10 dipped ladyfingers in the bottom of the serving dish

Pour half the ricotta-lemon mixture over the ladyfingers

Repeat the layers

Chill for at least 2 hours before serving

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