Lemon Ice-Box Cake I

Lemon Ice-Box Cake I

Lemon Ice-Box Cake I
A light, fluffy cake that tastes like cheesecake.

To Prepare Crust: mix graham crackers 1/2 cup sugar and melted butter and press into 9 x 13 inch pan.

Mix lemon gelatin with 1 cup boiling water and let cool.

Meanwhile whip the chilled evaporated milk add the 1 cup sugar and lemon juice.

Whip until sugar is dissolved.

Whip in the cooled gelatin into the milk mixture then stir in pineapple.

Pour lemon mixture over crust in pan.

Sprinkle with 1/2 cup crushed graham crackers and chopped maraschino cherries if desired.

Chill several hours or overnight.

Variation: Mix one 8 ounce package of cream cheese with the 1 cup sugar; add this to the whipped milk gelatin and lemon juice mixture.

Stir in pineapple then proceed as above.