Prep Time
10 Mins
Bake Time
45 Mins
Chill Time
1 Hour
Yield
Makes 8 to 10 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Beat egg yolks at medium speed with an electric mixer until thick and pale; add lemon rind and next 3 ingredients, beating well.

Step 2

Combine 1 cup sugar and next 3 ingredients; add to lemon mixture, beating until smooth.

Step 3

Beat egg whites until soft peaks form; add remaining 1/2 cup sugar, and beat until blended. Fold into lemon mixture. Pour into a greased 2-quart baking dish. Place baking dish in a large shallow pan. Add hot water to pan to a depth of 1 inch.

Step 4

Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or just until center is set. Remove baking dish from water bath; cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. Top with whipped cream, and garnish, if desired.

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