Lime Surprise

Lime Surprise

Lime Surprise

This exceptionally flavorful treat is surprisingly simple to prepare!


Makes 12 (1/3-cup) servings


2 whole eggs
6 egg whites
3 tablespoons margarine
1-1/4 cups sugar
1 tablespoon grated lime peel
3/4 cup fresh lime juice
8 ounces lady fingers, divided


  1. Combine eggs and egg whites in medium bowl; beat until foamy. Set aside. Combine margarine and sugar in top of double boiler. Melt margarine over simmering water. Add lime peel and lime juice; mix well.
  2. Add egg mixture to margarine mixture; cook and stir until thickened, about 6 minutes. Remove from heat; cool completely.
  3. Cut lady fingers in half lengthwise. Line bottom of 1-1/2-quart souffle dish or casserole dish with lady fingers. Cover with 1 cup of lime mixture. Continue layering until all lady fingers are used. End with layer of lime sauce.
  4. Cover tightly; refrigerate 6 hours or overnight. Garnish with grated lime peel, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Calories 200
Calories from Fat 24 %
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 104 mg
Carbohydrate 34 g
Protein 5 g
Sodium 99 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Fat 1

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