10 Lovely Lemon Recipes

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Aunt Mariah's Lemon Sponge Cups
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Serves 4-6

2 tablespoons butter
1 cup sugar
4 tablespoons flour
1 lemon, grated rind and juice
1 1/2 cup... more 
Photo by: Sarah Shatz
Aunt Mariah's Lemon Sponge Cups
Save and print this recipe on Food52.

Serves 4-6

2 tablespoons butter
1 cup sugar
4 tablespoons flour
1 lemon, grated rind and juice
1 1/2 cup milk
3 eggs, separated
1 pinch salt

1. Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, cream butter. Add sugar, flour salt, lemon juice and rind.
2. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks; stir in milk. Slowly add second mixture to first mixture.
3. Beat egg whites until stiff; gently fold into mixture. Pour into ramekins or individual souffle dishes and place in pan of hot water. Bake for 45 minutes. Turn out and serve with whipped cream, or serve in the dish. less 
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