A fantastic dessert that you’ll want to learn to do well – and serve at formal dinner parties.
Dissolve the gelatin in 2 tablespoons water. Add the lemon rind and juice and ½ cup sugar. Place in a saucepan and stir over low heat until the gelatin is thoroughly dissolved; then chill to syrup consistency.
Beat the egg whites until foamy and add -½ cup sugar gradually until smooth and stiff. Beat in the gelatin mixture.
Whip the cream and fold in.
Pour into 10-inch spring-form pan. Press the lemon slices gently onto surface to decorate. Chill for 8 hours and serve in wedges.