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Simple Lemon Filling

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2 , slightly beaten
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Servings: 
4

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