Baked Lemon Pudding

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 45 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours


3 eggs, separated
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1 1/2 cups milk
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Whipped cream
Garnish: grated lemon zest, fresh blueberries


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

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

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.

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.

Gwen Korkolis, Woodbridge, Virginia,

Southern Living

December 2004
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