Jim's Lemon Soup

Jim's Lemon Soup

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

paulette jepsen


My uncle makes this I think you will enjoy.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
25 Min


  • 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)
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 4
    egg whites
  • ·
    lemon or lime slices

How to Make Jim's Lemon Soup


  1. Blend 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.
  2. Remove from heat, add a little of the hot mixture to egg yolks and then add the yolks to the soup, beating constantly.
  3. Chill 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.
  4. Serve immediately with dollops of meringue topping with lemon or lime slices on each bowl.

Printable Recipe Card

About Jim's Lemon Soup

Course/Dish: Other Desserts

Show 1 Comment & Review

27 Stuffed Food Recipes

27 Stuffed Food Recipes

From appetizers to meat and baked treats, stuffed recipes are fun. Stuffed peppers are always a winner but other dishes can be stuffed too. Crescent dough can be stuffed with pretty much anything. Turn a basic chicken breast into something special by stuffing it with cheese and bacon. Stuffed shells are traditionally Italian but give […]

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

Is your goal for the year to eat healthier? We’re here to help. These healthy meal prep recipes will make sticking to your diet easier than ever. Not only is meal prepping proven to help you eat healthier, but these nutritious meals are also delicious and sure to cure your cravings.

14 Hearty Creamy Soup Recipes

14 Hearty Creamy Soup Recipes

What’s better than a bowl of creamy soup on a cold night? Not much in our mind. We can’t think of many better things than warming up with a big bowl of smoky potato bacon soup, thick Zuppa Toscana, or heavenly chicken tortilla soup. Maybe you want to put your slow cooker to use and […]