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Lemon Filling

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Ingredients
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  All-purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 , slightly beaten
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a small saucepan, place the cornstarch, flour and sugar and mix well
2. Gradually add water and stir till smooth
3. Place the pan over medium heat and bring to the boil while stirring constantly. Bring this mixture to the boil and boil for one minute
4. Remove from heat and stir some of this hot mixture into the egg yolk
5. Return this to the hot mixture and stir to blend well
6. Remove from heat and add the lemon juice, lemon peel and butter
7. Turn this into a small bowl and place in a bowl of ice water while stirring occasionally until chilled and stiff. This will take 30 minutes.

SERVING
8. Use as a filling in cakes, cookies and cupcakes

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Blending
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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