Jim's Lemon Soup Recipe

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Jim's Lemon Soup

paulette jepsen

By
@kssnsurf2007

My uncle makes this I think you will enjoy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
cornstarch
4 c
water
peel of 2 lemons (pared with vegetable peeler)
juice of 2 lemons
3/4 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
dry white wine (optional)
2
egg yolks
4
egg whites
lemon or lime slices

Step-By-Step

1Blend cornstarch with a small amount of the water, lemon peel, lemon juice, 1/4 c of the sugar and wine. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring , until slightly thickened and clear.
2Remove from heat, add a little of the hot mixture to egg yolks and then add the yolks to the soup, beating constantly.
3Chill soup throughly, covered. Beat egg whites until stiff, add 1/2 c. sugar, a little at a time. Beat until whites for stiff, glossy peaks. Set aside a small amount of the meringue for garnish and whip the cold soup into the remaining meringue.
4Serve immediately with dollops of meringue topping with lemon or lime slices on each bowl.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts