|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Hot water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Egg yolk||4 , slightly beaten|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon, fresh|
Combine butter, hot water, salt, and pepper in top part of double boiler.
Blend small amount of butter mixture, about 2 teaspoons, into beaten egg yolks.
Gradually beat in remaining butter.
Place over hot, not boiling, water.
Beat with rotary beater or wire whip until thick and smooth.
Blend in lemon juice.
If sauce curdles, add 1 teaspoon hot water and blend well.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1005 Calories from Fat 945
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 107 g164.9%
Saturated Fat 63.5 g317.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 982.2 mg327.4%
Sodium 534.4 mg22.3%
Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.6%
Dietary Fiber 0.14 g0.56%
Sugars 1.1 g
Protein 11 g21.2%
Vitamin A 73.7% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 10.9% Iron 9.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet