Oeufs a la neige - one of thomas jefferson's

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Unflavored gelatin
¼ cup Cold water
1 cup Boiling water
¾ cup Sugar
¼ cup Lemon juice
1 tablespoon Lemon rind
2 \N Egg whites, stiffly beaten

Soften gelatin in cold water. Stir in next 4 ingridients. Strain and cool. Stir occasionally. When begins to set, beat with rotary beater until frothy.

Beat in stiffly-beated egg whites. Continue beating until mixture holds shape. Pile into sherbet glasses. Chill. Serve with soft custard.

Serves 8. From the Christian Science Monitor in the early 1980s.

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