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Luscious Lemon Torte

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Beaten egg yolk 1
  Finely shredded lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Frozen pound cake 10 3⁄4 Ounce, thawed (1 Loaf)
  Frozen whipped dessert topping 4 Ounce, thawed (1 Container)
Directions

For filling, in a small saucepan stir together sugar, cornstarch, ginger, and dash salt Add water and egg yolk.
Cook and stir over medium-high heat till thickened and bubbly, then cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
Remove from the heat.
Stir in lemon peel, lemon juice, and margarine or butter.
Chill in an ice bath for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, split pound cake horizontally into 4 layers.
To assemble torte, spread about 1/3 cup filling between layers.
Frost top and sides with dessert topping.
Chill for several hours or overnight.
Garnish with lemon slices or shredded lemon peel, if desired.
Slice torte.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Ingredient: 
Lemon

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