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Microwaved Lemon Sauce

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This Lemon Sauce has been my weakness ever since I tried it for the first time with spicy gingerbread pancakes at a friend's place. Try this Lemon Sauce in your own way and tell me what you like it best with.
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Hot water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon

1. Combine cornstarch and sugar in a 1 -quart glass measuring pitcher; add water and mix well. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 2 minutes at High; stir frequently.
2. Beat egg yolks and add a small amount of hot mixture to egg yolks, then blend into mixture in measuring pitcher. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 1 minute at High, or until thickened.
3. Remove from oven. Add butter, lemon juice and salt to sauce; beat until blended.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 851 Calories from Fat 179

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31%

Saturated Fat 10.6 g52.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 402.4 mg134.1%

Sodium 269.1 mg11.2%

Total Carbohydrates 169 g56.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.31 g1.3%

Sugars 151.1 g

Protein 5 g10.2%

Vitamin A 16.3% Vitamin C 34.5%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Microwaved Lemon Sauce Recipe