Low-Cal Lemon Splurge, Mom's

Low-cal Lemon Splurge, Mom's Recipe

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Megan Stewart


This was one of those old recipes that Mom's ingredients don't have an 'exact' translation of in today's vernacular. I assume the dessert mix is jello, but perhaps even a pudding would work?


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  • 3 1/2 oz
    lemon flavor dessert mix
  • 1 c
    low calorie ginger ale
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 c
    cottage cheese, sieved

How to Make Low-Cal Lemon Splurge, Mom's


  1. Blend lemon dessert mix with 1/2 the ginger ale in small bowl on low speed of electric mixer. Beat on high 1 min. Add remaining ginger ale at low speed, then high for 2 min. Fold in remaining ingredients. Spoon into 4 individual 4 oz molds. Chill until firmly set. Garnish with fresh mint if desired.

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About Low-Cal Lemon Splurge, Mom's

Course/Dish: Gelatin Salads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

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