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Lemon lime delicious

A zesty, tasty dessert.

How long will it take?

10 minutes to prepare, 1 hour 10 minutes to cook

What’s the serving size?

Serves 6


What do I need?

  • 50g butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/3 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 2 lemons & 3 limes, zested & juiced
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • vanilla ice-cream to serve

How do I make it?

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until pale and fluffy, then fold in flour and add a pinch of salt. Fold in zests and juices, and stir in milk; the mixture should be quite runny. Fold in egg yolks until just combined.
  2. Using an electric mixer, whisk egg whites to stiff peaks.
  3. Fold one-quarter of the egg whites into the lemon mixture to lighten, then fold in the remainder until just combined.
  4. Pour into a greased ovenproof dish, then place dish in a roasting pan. Fill pan with enough hot water to reach two-thirds up the side of the pudding dish.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Cool for 30 minutes before serving with vanilla ice-cream

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