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Lemon Lovely

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 12 Graham crackers, crushed to
  • -crumbs
  • 6 tb Butter, melted
  • 1/4 c Superfine sugar
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 2 tb Water
  • 3 1/2 ts Gelatin
  • 1 c Lemon juice
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 1 Can evaporated milk (14 1/2
  • -oz)
  • 1/2 c Superfine sugar


Combine crumbs, butter, sugar and cinnamon, press two-thirds of the mixture
into the base of a 1 1/2 quart dish, approximately 8x9 ", chill while
preparing filling.

Sprinkle gelatin over water and let soak for a few minutes. In a saucepan
heat the lemon juice with the rind to a simmer, then pour over gelatin,
stir continuously so the gelatin is thoroughly mixed in. Refrigerate for
about 1 hour or until mexture begins to thicken. Turn the evaporated milk
into a bowl and beat it until it is light and fluffy. Beat in the sugar and
lemon mixture and pour evenly over crumb crust. Let chill for a few hours
or overnight. Sprinkle the remaining crumb crust mixture evenly over the
top and serve.

Serves 6 to 8

Sharp and light, it resembles a weightless cheesecake and is a delicious
way to end a meal. The sharpness, color, and clean taste of the lemon
implies a fruit of Mercury and suggests that this dish will be a favorite
with this sign of the zodiac as well as the family.

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