|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Hot water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Lemon peel||2 Teaspoon, grated|
|Eggs||4 , separated|
1. Start oven, set at Moderate, 350° F. Rub a baking dish with butter or margarine. Fill a shallow pan half full of hot water.
2. Mix the sugar with the water, lemon juice and peel in an enamel or glass saucepan and simmer 5 minutes. Let it cool.
3. Beat the egg yolks until creamy with the salt. Whip the egg whites stiff.
4. Slowly pour the hot syrup into the yolks and, when completely blended, fold in the egg whites. Pour into the baking dish and set it in the pan of water.
5. Bake 30 to 40 minutes.