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Lemon Lime Dessert

This make-ahead treat offers a wonderfully refreshing blend of citrus flavors. Topped with a smooth lemon sauce, it's the perfect ending to any meal. Using an electric mixer makes it easy to combine the lime sherbet and vanilla ice cream.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    12-15 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 14 tablespoons butter, melted ,.divided
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 quart lime sherbet, softened
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice


  • In a large bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, 7 tablespoons butter and 1/4 cup sugar. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. dish; freeze until firm. In a large bowl, combine ice cream and sherbet; pour over the crust. Freeze until firm.
  • In a heavy saucepan, combine the eggs and remaining sugar. Stir in the lemon juice and remaining butter. Cook and stir until mixture reaches 160° and coats the back of a metal spoon. Cover and refrigerate until cool.
  • Spread over ice cream mixture. Cover and freeze for 3 hours or overnight. May be frozen for up to 2 months.
  • Just before serving, remove from the freezer and cut into squares.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 401 calories, 21g fat (12g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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  • eshufman
    Apr 28, 2013

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  • LeslieKfarrell
    Apr 12, 2012

    Great summer BBQ treat. I'm looking forward to another summer season

  • tablefor4
    Aug 4, 2010

    So cool and refreshing. Perfect for a large summer get together and you don't even have to turn on the oven!

  • azsparkle
    Apr 20, 2010

    Yummy, refreshing, easy for a crowd. Everyone wanted the recipe.

  • ruthsblack
    Oct 5, 2007

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