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Lemon Filling

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The lemon filling is a cooked filling prepared by thickening lemon juice, egg, sugar and cornstarch mixture in a broiler. Flavored with additional lemon peel, the lemon filling goes well with plain cakes or white cakes.
Ingredients
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Slightly beaten egg yolk 1
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Mix sugar, cornstarch, and salt; add egg yolk, water, and lemon juice; cook in double boiler till thick, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat and add lemon peel and butter.
Cool.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Servings: 
1

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