Lemon delicious

All the bright flavours of lemon in a moist and fluffy pudding. Serve with a dollop of cream or ice-cream for a delicious after-dinner treat.

  • 35 mins cooking
  • Serves 10
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Lemon Delicious


  • 80 gram butter, softened
  • 3 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup (35g) self-raising flour
  • 1 2/3 cup (400ml) milk
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) lemon juice
  • icing sugar, for dusting


  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease a 1.5 litre (6-cup) ovenproof dish.
  • 2
    Beat the butter, rind and sugar in a small bowl with an electric mixer until pale. Beat in the egg yolks, one at a time, until thick. Stir in the flour, milk and lemon juice. Stir well to combine.
  • 3
    Beat the egg whites in a clean small bowl with an electric mixer until firm peaks form; lightly fold through the lemon mixture. Pour the mixture into the prepared dish; bake for about 35 minutes or until the top is golden and just firm to the touch.
  • 4
    Dust with sifted icing sugar. Serve warm with cream, if desired

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