Lemon Delicious

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 25m
Ready In

"This recipe is straight from a junior cookbook which my son was given as present 20 years ago, when he wanted to be a chef! So easy to make and I have been making it for years, it nothing fancy just comfort food.... especially when served with ice-cream!"

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (67.5 g)
  • Calories 203.9
  • Total Fat - 16.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 188.9 mg
  • Sodium - 174.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 7.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 0.2 g
  • Protein - 6.9 g
  • Calcium - 36.3 mg
  • Iron - 1.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat the oven to moderate 180c (350f/Gas 4.

Step 2

Brush a 4 cup (1 litre) ovenproof dish with melted butter.

Step 3

Using an electric beater, beat the butter, sugar, egg yolks and rind in a small bowl until the mixture is light & creamy and transfer to a medium bowl.

Step 4

Sift the flour into the bowl and stir with a wooden spoon until combined. Add the lemon juice and milk and stir again to combine.

Step 5

Place the eggs whites into a small, clean and dry bowl and beat with electric beaters until firm peaks form.

Step 6

Using a large metal spoon to fold the eggs whites into the flour mic and fold unit just combined.

Step 7

Spoon the mixture into the prepared dish; Place the dish in a large baking dish with enough water to come 1/3 of the way up the side of the dish and bake for 1 hour.

Step 8

Dust with icing sugar and serve immediately.

Tips & Variations

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Tags : Desserts