Lemon Delight

Lemon gelatin whipped into evaporated milk.

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A recipe for a version that uses honey instead of sugar appeared in the March 17, 1943 edition of The Milwaukee Journal.

From the box of L.S. from Joplin, Missouri.

Lemon Delight (Serves 12)

Mix together and let set to medium firm:

  • 1 c. sugar
  • 3/4 c. boiling water
  • 1 pkg. lemon Jell-o
  • juice of 1 lemon (2 T.)

Chill 1 large can of Carnation milk.
Chill bowl. (Could put milk in cooler of refrigerator an hour or two.)

Then beat milk and add mixture and whip together.

  • 18 graham crackers crushed
  • 2/3 of 1 stick of butter melted
  • 2 T. sugar
  • pinch of salt

Line pan with about 2/3 of this mixture and then put in the filling and top it with the rest of the graham cracker crumbs.

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