Project Description

Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes
Cooking Time: 25-30 minutes

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons soft butter
1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
2 tablespoons flour, plain or self raising (it doesn’t seem to matter!)
juice and zest of 1 large (or 1.5 small) lemons
1 cup (250ml) milk
2 eggs, separated

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease an ovenproof dish.
  2. Beat together the butter and sugar until pale and soft. Add the lemon juice and zest, flour, milk and egg yolks and combine well.
  3. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold into mixture.
  4. Pour into the greased ovenproof dish and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the top is golden.
  5. Serve warm with thick cream.

This recipe is from my book “Plates”,  first published in 1995.