Citronfromage Recipe

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Kathy D


This is a light Danish dessert recipe. You can fix it and then let it sit in your refrigerator until it's ready to enjoy! Note:the timing does not include the refrigeration. This recipe comes from my Three Rivers cookbook.


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30 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 large
    eggs, separated
  • 1 c
  • 1
    envelope of knox gelatin
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 2
    lemons,juice of (1/4 c)
  • 1
    rind of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 pt
    whipping cream

How to Make Citronfromage


  1. Beat the separated egg yolks and sugar until it looks like the color of a lemon.
  2. Soak the gelatin in the cold water. Then melt the mixture over hot water (not boiling!) in the top of a double boiler.
  3. Combine the gelatin with the egg yolks and add in the lemon juice. Put this in the refrigerator until it begins to thicken.
  4. Once thickened, fold in the lemon rind and whipped cream. Then fold in the beaten egg whites. Put in a serving bowl and refrigerate. Enjoy!

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About Citronfromage

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Scandinavian

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