Lemon Sponge Pudding Recipe

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You'll want to pucker up and kiss the cook once you try this comforting pudding bursting with fresh lemon flavor! "It's wonderful served warm," confides Evelyn Kating of Pryor, Oklahoma," and impossible not to scrape the bowl!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel
  • 1 egg, separated
  • Confectioners' sugar


  1. In a bowl, combine sugar and flour. Stir in milk, lemon juice and peel. Beat egg yolk; add to lemon mixture. In a bowl, beat egg white until stiff peaks form; fold into lemon mixture. Place two ungreased 6-oz. custard cups in an 8-in. square baking pan. Divide lemon mixture between the cups.
  2. Pour hot water into pan to a depth of 1 in. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Sponge Pudding in Taste of Home April/May 2001, p11

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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jeannie045 User ID: 1395851 30069
Reviewed May. 3, 2013

"This is a wonderful not too sweet lemon pudding. My family love it!"

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