|12||Graham crackers, crushed to crumbs|
|6 tablespoons||Butter, melted|
|¼ cup||Superfine sugar|
|1 cup||Lemon juice|
|Grated rind of 1 lemon|
|1||Can evaporated milk (14 1/2 oz)|
|½ cup||Superfine sugar|
Combine crumbs, butter, sugar and cinnamon, press two-thirds of the mixture into the base of a 1½ quart dish, approximately 8x9 ", chill while preparing filling.
Sprinkle gelatin over water and let soak for a few minutes. In a saucepan heat the lemon juice with the rind to a simmer, then pour over gelatin, stir continuously so the gelatin is thoroughly mixed in. Refrigerate for about 1 hour or until mexture begins to thicken.
Turn the evaporated milk into a bowl and beat it until it is light and fluffy. Beat in the sugar and lemon mixture and pour evenly over crumb crust. Let chill for a few hours or overnight. Sprinkle the remaining crumb crust mixture evenly over the top and serve.
Serves 6 to 8
Sharp and light, it resembles a weightless cheesecake and is a delicious way to end a meal. The sharpness, color, and clean taste of the lemon implies a fruit of Mercury and suggests that this dish will be a favorite with this sign of the zodiac as well as the family.
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