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English teacher Sara Stein shares her recipe for snow pudding.

English teacher Sara Stein’s recipe for snow pudding


  • 1 Tbsp Gelatin
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • Few grains salt
  • ¼ cup strained lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp grated lemon rind
  • 3 egg whites, stiffly beaten 
  • ½ pint whipping cream, whipped custard sauce

Soak gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes. Add boiling water and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in sugar, salt, lemon juice and rind.

Chill in bowl of ice until thick like molasses, stirring mixture occasionally. Beat until frothy. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites and whipped cream.

Turn into wet 6 cup mold. Chill several hours or overnight. 

Unmold and serve with custard sauce