Surprise Lemon Pudding
Under Golden Cake Topping
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup sifted enriched flour
2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine
5 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
3 well-beaten egg yolks
1 1/2 cups milk, scalded
3 stiffly-beaten egg whites
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine sugar, flour, salt, and butter; add lemon juice and peel. Combine the beaten egg yolks and milk; add to first mixture. Fold in beaten egg whites and pour into 8 greased 5-ounce custard cups (Pyrex).
Bake in pan of hot water in slow oven (325 degrees) 45 minutes. When baked, each dessert will have custard on the bottom and sponge cake on top. Makes 8 servings.
Contributed by Covered Bridge Neighbors Cookbook (Missouri)
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