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Old 09-21-2005, 12:07 PM   #1
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Luscious Lime Divine


cup (1 stick) butter
5 large eggs
1 cup sugar
Grated zest and juice from 5 small limes
1 cups heavy cream
Slivers of lime for garnish (optional)

Luscious Lime Divine


Melt the butter in the insert of a double-boiler over simmering water. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs and sugar together until foamy. In a slow, steady stream, add the melted butter. Transfer the mixture to the double-boiler and gently cook, stirring, for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat and gently stir in the lime zest and juice. Transfer the custard to a large bowl and refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whip the cream until fairly stiff. With a wooden spoon, gently fold the whipped cream into the custard. Cover with plastic wrap and chill at least 4 hours before serving. Garnish with lime slivers just before serving. Makes 6 servings.

PER SERVING: Cal 496 (67% fat) Fat 37 g (22 g sat) No fiber Chol 284 mg Sodium 197 mg Carb 36 g Calcium 56 mg


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Old 09-21-2005, 12:37 PM   #2
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Raine, you have a winner!
My stomach is growling after reading this one!!!

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Old 09-21-2005, 03:18 PM   #3
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oh man does that sound so good !!!!!!!!
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Old 09-22-2005, 05:00 AM   #4
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What a fab dessert this would be for a spicy Tex-Mex or Mexican dinner! TY!
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