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Lemon Glaze

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Yellow food coloring 3 Drop
Directions

Combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a small saucepan.
Combine water, lemon juice, and egg yolk, stirring well, add to sugar mixture.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens.
Stir in butter, lemon rind, and food coloring, if desired, let cool slightly.
Spread over cake.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Servings: 
1

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