Old South Lemon Custard Cake

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 514


6 tablespoons flour
6 tablespoons butter, melted
2 cups sugar, divided
4 eggs, yolks beaten, whites reserved
1 1/2 cups milk
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 lemon peel, grated
powdered sugar


In a large bowl, combine flour, butter, and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Add egg yolks, milk, lemon juice, and lemon peel, and mix completely. Beat egg whites stiff, and fold into cake batter, adding remaining 1/2 cup sugar as you go.

Pour into a well-oiled 2-quart baking dish or individual ramekins. Either way, place baking dishes into a shallow pan of hot water, and bake at 325° about 1 hour, until brown and bubbly. Sprinkle powdered sugar across top and serve warm. Accent with nutmeg.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 514
Calories from Fat: 155

This Old South Lemon Custard Cake recipe is from the Recipe Hall of Fame One Dish Wonders Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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