Lemon Icebox Dessert

I always remember my mom making this for her bridge club and hoping that when I got home from school she would have a piece left for me...she always did! —Sue Draheim

Directions In a small bowl, combine the flour and sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until lightly browned....

  • Yield: 12-16 servings
  • Cooking time: 20 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Tasteofhome.com

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold butter
  • FILLING:
  • 8 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 2/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons cold water, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel

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