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Lemon Sponge Pudding


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 45m
  • Ready In : 55m


  • 4 oz (115g)plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼+⅛ tsp salt
  • 4 oz (115g) butter or margarine,at room temperature
  • 10 oz (300g) caster sugar
  • finely grated rind and juice of 4 large lemons
  • 4 eggs,separated
  • 10 fl oz (300ml) milk


Step 1

Preheat a 350°F/180°C/Gas 4 oven.Butter a 10 in (25 cm) baking dish.

Step 2

Sift the flour,baking powder and ¼ teaspoon salt into a small bowl.Set aside.

Step 3

With an electric mixer,beat together the butter or margarine,sugar and lemon rind .Beat in the egg yolks,one at a time.Mix in the flour mixture alternately with the milk and lemon juice (reserving a squeeze of juice),beginning and ending with the flour.

Step 4

In a clean bowl,beat the egg whites with the ⅛ teaspoon salt and squeeze of lemon juice until stiff peaks form.Fold into the lemon mixture.

Step 5

Pour into the prepared baking dish.Bake until golden brown,40-45 minutes.Serve hot.

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