6 to 8 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine 1 cup breadcrumbs and milk; stir well. Set aside.

Step 2

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add breadcrumb mixture, lemon rind, and juice; mix well.

Step 3

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff peaks form. Fold whites into yolk mixture.

Step 4

Cover bottom of a greased 2- quart casserole with a thin layer of custard mixture. Layer macaroons evenly over custard; sprinkle with 1/4 cup sherry. Pour one-half of remaining custard mixture over macaroons.

Step 5

Spread jelly on cake slices. Place slices over custard layer. Sprinkle remaining breadcrumbs over top. Add remaining sherry; top with remaining custard. Cover; bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until set. Serve warm.

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