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Basic Hollandaise

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  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon

Measure butter then freeze until very firm.
Combine egg yolks and lemon juice in small saucepan, stirring with wooden spoon to blend.
Cut butter into 2 pieces (return one piece to refrigerator to keep very cold) and add one piece to saucepan.
Set over very low heat and stir constantly until butter is melted.
Add remaining piece of butter and continue heating slowly and stirring constantly until butter is melted and sauce is thick.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 913 Calories from Fat 874

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 99 g152.6%

Saturated Fat 60.7 g303.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 612.1 mg204%

Sodium 27.2 mg1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.18 g0.72%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 6 g11.8%

Vitamin A 65.1% Vitamin C 34.5%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 4.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basic Hollandaise Recipe