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Fresh Lime Filling

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Ingredients
  Eggs 3
  Egg yolk 1
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut in pieces
  Limes 3
Directions

In top of double boiler, beat eggs and egg yolk slightly; add sugar, butter or margarine and lime juice.
Cook over simmering water, stirring frequently, 20—25 minutes until thick and smooth.
Chill thoroughly.
Use as filling for 2 cake layers or as topping on individual sponge rounds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 311 Calories from Fat 162

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28.3%

Saturated Fat 10.6 g53.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 176.9 mg59%

Sodium 38.5 mg1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.39 g1.6%

Sugars 33.8 g

Protein 4 g7.6%

Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C 6.8%

Calcium 2.6% Iron 3.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

3 Comments

Anonymous's picture
tastes delicious but i'm confused.. is it supposed to be liquidy?
Anonymous's picture
You need to add like 2 Tbsp of cornstarch to thicken it, if not to thick add a little more until desired...
Anonymous's picture
You need to add like 2 tbsp of cornstarch to thicken it, if not thickened enough you can add more until desired
Fresh Lime Filling Recipe