Simple Lemon Filling
|Granulated sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Water||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Egg yolks||2 , slightly beaten|
|Grated lemon rind||2 Teaspoon|
|Lemon juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in small saucepan. Stir in water.
2. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and bubbles, 1 minute. Remove from heat.
3. Beat half the hot sugar-cornstarch mixture into beaten egg yolks; stir back into saucepan. Cook 1 minute longer.
4. Stir in butter, lemon rind and juice. Place piece of plastic wrap directly on filling to prevent skin from forming. Chill until ready to use.
Calories 227 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5 g7.8%
Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 100.6 mg33.5%
Sodium 5.3 mg0.2%
Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.2%
Dietary Fiber 0.43 g1.7%
Sugars 33.8 g
Protein 1 g2.7%
Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 17.1%
Calcium 1.6% Iron 1.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet