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Homemade Mayonnaise

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  Egg yolks 2
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Powdered mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Lemon juice/White vinegar 5 Teaspoon
  Olive oil/Other salad oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Hot water 4 Teaspoon

Beat yolks, salt, mustard, sugar, pepper, and 1 teaspoon lemon juice in a small bowl until very thick and pale yellow.
Add about 1/4 cup oil, drop by drop, beating vigorously all the while.
Beat in 1 teaspoon each lemon juice and hot water.
Add another 1/4 cup oil, a few drops at a time, beating vigorously all the while.
Beat in another teaspoon each lemon juice and water.
Add 1/2 cup oil in a very fine steady stream, beating constantly, then mix in remaining lemon juice and water; slowly beat in remaining oil.
If you like, thin mayonnaise with a little additional hot water.
Cover and refrigerate until needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2975 Calories from Fat 2937

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 332 g510.9%

Saturated Fat 47.6 g238.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 370.2 mg123.4%

Sodium 1512.8 mg63%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.28 g1.1%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 5 g9.9%

Vitamin A 14.2% Vitamin C 20%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe