Lime Cream Dessert
A friend shared this recipe with me many years ago. I love the tart and sweet combination. It's so cool and refreshing on summer days.—Peggy Burdick, Burlington, Michigan
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
- 2 drops green food coloring
- 2/3 cup whipped cream
- In the top of a double boiler, combine the egg and sugar. Cut the butter into tablespoons; add to double boiler. Add lime juice and zest; cook and stir over boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes or until thick. Remove from the heat; add food coloring. Cool. Fold in the whipped cream. Chill for at least 1 hour.
Originally published as Lime Cream Dessert in Taste of Home August/September 1993
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