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Lemon Chiffon Refrigerator Cake

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Ingredients
  Vanilla wafers 1⁄2 Pound
  Lemon 1
  Soft butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 8
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Lemons 2
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Whipped cream 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine vanilla wafers and butter; blend well.
Press on bottom and sides of 12 3/4 x 9 x 2-inch pan, reserving small amount for topping.
Beat egg yolks until thickened; add 1 cup sugar, lemon juice and grated rind.
Cook in double boiler until thick.
Soften gelatin in 1/4 cup cold water; dissolve over boiling water.
Cool slightly; stir into egg yolk mixture.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; add remaining sugar gradually.
Fold in lemon mixture.
Pour over crumb crust.
Chill for 8 hours or overnight.
Serve with whipped cream; sprinkle with reserved crumbs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
12

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 301 Calories from Fat 140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.7%

Saturated Fat 8.6 g43.1%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 168.5 mg56.2%

Sodium 83.8 mg3.5%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.4%

Sugars 24 g

Protein 6 g12.4%

Vitamin A 8.1% Vitamin C 18.6%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 4.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lemon Chiffon Refrigerator Cake Recipe