Lime Pudding Cake and Berries

This is a special, yet simple dessert that is a great follow-up to a spicy meal. Enjoy the cooling and sweet lime flavours of this pudding cake with a healthy topping of fresh blueberries or sliced strawberries.

Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
40 min


  • ¾ cup ( 175 mL ) granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp ( 30 mL ) soft margarine
  • Grated rind of 3 limes or 2 lemons
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • ⅓ cup ( 75 mL ) fresh lime or lemon juice
  • ¼ cup ( 60 mL ) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup ( 250 mL ) low-fat milk
  • 2 cups ( 500 mL ) blueberries or sliced strawberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In mixing bowl, beat together sugar, margarine and lime rind. Beat in egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in lime juice, then flour and milk.
  3. In separate bowl, beat egg whites until still peaks form; fold into batter. Pour mixture into 9-inch (1.5 L) square baking dish. Place in larger pan; pour boiling water into outer pan to come about 1 inch (2.5 cm) up sides of pan.
  4. Bake in preheated 350°F (180°C) oven until top is set and golden, about 40 minutes.
  5. Spoon into serving dishes and top with berries. Serve warm or cold.


Reprinted by permission of the publisher, John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd., from Lighthearted at Home: The Very Best of Anne Lindsay, by Anne Lindsay. Copyright © 2010 by Anne Lindsay and Associates Ltd.

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