Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 dozen lady fingers
  • 8 eggs, seperated
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons gelatin
  • Juice and grated rind of 2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 pint whipping cream
  • Directions

    Beat egg yolks well. Add ½ cup sugar, juice and rind of lemons. Cook in top of double boiler until thick. Soak gelatin in orange juice add ½ cup boiling water and pour into yolks. Let cool. Beat egg whites and add 1 cup sugar. Fold into yolk mixture. Line spring mold (10 inch) bottom and sides with split lady fingers. Pour in mixture. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours. Release mold and put whipped cream on top.

    Serves 15

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