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Classic Lemon Filling

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon peel 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
Directions

In 4-cup measure or small mixing bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.
Gradually stir in water.
Microwave at High 3 to 4 minutes, or until very thick, stirring after 2 minutes, then every minute.
Mix a little hot mixture into egg yolk.
Blend into remaining sugar mixture.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) 1 minute.
Stir in butter, peel and lemon juice until smooth.
Cover; cool slightly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon

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