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Entertaining Recipes: Lemon Dainty

This recipe is a perfect light and sweet ending to any Mother’s Day brunch.

Lemon Dainty

Serves 8 – 10

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 5 – 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Grated rind from 2 small lemons
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 3 egg whites
  • Fresh berries for garnish

To make the soufflé:

Preheat oven to 350°F degrees. Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Add melted butter, lemon juice and rind. Blend with whisk. Add egg yolks and milk and beat with whisk until well blended.

Beat egg whites with a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment until stiff but not dry. Fold into lemon mixture delicately.

Pour into greased 1 1/2-quart soufflé dish. Set dish in pan with 1-inch hot water. Bake 1 hour. Serve hot. Garnish with berries.

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