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.