If you are a lemon fan you will LOVE LOVE these!!!!!! I'm making them for Dad's 70th!
Generously butter and sugar 8 (5 oz) ramekins.
Preheat oven to 325.
5 T butter @ room temp.
6 T plus 3/4 C sugar, divided
5 eggs @ room temp., separated
grated zest of two lemons
6 T flour
1 1/4 C whole milk @ room temp.
2/3 C fresh lemon juice @ room temp.
garnish with whipped cream and berries
Cream butter and 6 T sugar until light in color, about 2 min. Add egg yolks one at a time. Stir in lemon zest and flour. Add milk and lemon juice and beat thoroughly.
Whip eggs whites until soft opaque peaks form. Slowly drizzle in 3/4 C sugar and whip until meringue forms stiff glossy peaks. Gently fold meringue into lemon mixture.
Scoop the mixture into the ramekins and gently smooth the tops. Place ramekins in a large baking pan in oven. Pour boiling water into pan within 1" of tops of ramekins. Bake 30 minutes. Remove from water bath and cool completely.