Jim's Lemon Soup

Jim's Lemon Soup Recipe

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paulette jepsen


My uncle makes this I think you will enjoy.


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

How to Make Jim's Lemon Soup


  • 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.

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