Clear Lemon Filling
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Lemon peel||1 Teaspoon, grated|
|Lemon juice||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Yellow food color||4 Drop|
Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt in saucepan.
Gradually stir in water.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
Boil and stir 1 minute.
Remove from heat; add lemon peel and butter.
Gradually stir in lemon juice and food color.
If filling is too soft, refrigerate until set.