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Crystal Swanson's 3-Layer Lemon Dessert

Deserts / Cakes / Pies
Course Desserts | Cakes | Pies


  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 2/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 can Lemon Pie Filling I like to use the egg yolks and make a lg. pkg. filling
  • 1 pkg Vanilla Instant Pudding Mix
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/2 pt Heavy Cream
  • Chopped Nuts for Topping


  • Beat egg whites until foamy and gradually add the sugar, beating until stiff.
  • Spread into a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  • Bake in a slow oven (275-degrees) for 1 hour.
  • Turn off oven and let meringue stay in oven overnight.
  • Spread lemon filling on top of meringue.
  • Make vanilla pudding, using only 1 cup milk.
  • Let stand while you whip the cream.
  • Fold the cream into pudding.
  • Spread on top of lemon layer.
  • Sprinkle with chopped nuts and refrigerate.

Submitted By

Bettie Helle, Fergus Falls, MN
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