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Lemon Custard Sauce

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Sifted confectioners sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice/2 tablespoons cognac 3 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Beat the butter or margarine until soft, gradually add the sugar and blend well.
2. Add the egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition; stir in the salt; slowly add the water and mix well.
3. Cook the mixture in the upper part of an enamel or glass double boiler over boiling water, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and thickened.
4. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon peel and juice or cognac.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Quick

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