Lemon Pudding Cake


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Recipe by: Chef John V., A Good Cooking Recipe!

History: A classic you will find in most cookbooks like Fannie Farmer and the Joy of Cooking.

Description:Custard like bottom and a cake like top make this a cake with it's own built in sauce!

Serving size: 4

Preparation time: about 1 hour


2 cups sugar
6 tbsp. Flour
1/4 tsp salt
4 tbsp. Melted butter
2/3 cup lemon juice, fresh squeezed
2 tsp. Grated lemon rind
1 tsp. vanilla
6 large eggs, separated
2 cups milk
1 cup light cream


Beat the sugar with the egg yolks until lemon colored. Add the flour, lemon juice, lemon rind, salt, butter and vanilla, stirring well. Beat the egg whites until stiff. Pour into greased cups and then into a baking pan filled with a shallow amount of hot water. Bake at 350F. for 40-45 minutes, when baked each will be half custard and half cake.

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