You are here

Lemon Ice Box Dessert

food.master's picture
Ingredients
  Lemon jello 3 Ounce (1 Package)
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Lemon 1 , juiced
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Boiling water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon 1 , rind grated
  Vanilla wafers 1⁄2 Pound, rolled into crumbs
Directions

Dissolve Jello in boiling water.
Cook in double boiler until thick 4 egg yolks that have been beaten with 1/2 c.sugar, grated rind and lemon juice.
Stir constantly while cooking.
Slowly add the jello mixture to hot mixture, and cool.
Beat stiffly egg whites and 1/2 c.sugar; add cooled custard mixture.
Whip cream and add to mixture.
Crush vanilla wafers, putting one-half of the crumbs into bottom of 9" x 13" pyrex pan - pour in lemon mixture, then sprinkle layer of crumbs on top.
Chill - and serve with dab of whipped cream topped with a cherry.
This can be made day ahead, and keeps very well in refrigerator for 3 or 4 days.
Serves 12.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Servings: 
12

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.13611
Average: 4.1 (18 votes)