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Lemon Icebox Dessert

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Ingredients
  Eggs 6 , separated
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 1 Pint
  Chopped walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Beat egg whites slightly to blend; add salt, cream of tartar and vinegar.
Add 2 cups sugar gradually, beat- ing constantly.
Beat until stiff peaks form; add va- nilla.
Spread meringue in buttered 14 1/2 x 11-inch pan, leaving depression in center.
Bake at 300 de- grees for 1 hour.
Cool thoroughly.
Combine egg yolks, remaining sugar, lemon juice and rind in double boiler; cook, stirring constantly, until thick and clear.
Cool.
Whip cream until thick.
Spread half the cream on meringue; add lemon mixture.
Top with remaining cream; sprinkle walnuts over top.
Re- frigerate for 24 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
15

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