Lime Snowflake Dessert
|Lime juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Eggs||3 , separated|
|Nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
|Heavy cream||1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped|
|Graham cracker crumbs||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Combine lime juice and sugar in saucepan; heat, stir- ring, until sugar is dissolved.
Bring to a boil.
Beat egg yolks lightly; stir small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks.
Return to hot mixture; reduce heat and cook, stirring constantly, until custard is thickened.
Whip egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold egg whites, nuts and whipped cream into cus- tard.
Spread half the cracker crumbs in greased 8- inch square pan; pour custard into pan.
Spread re- maining cracker crumbs over custard.
Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.