Lemon filling (joy of cooking)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Sugar Salt Water
3 teaspoons Lemon juice
½ teaspoon Lemon rind
1 teaspoon Butter
3 Egg yolks; slightly beaten

Mix cornstarch, sugar & salt in top of double boiler. Gradually stir in water or orange juice, lemon juice & rind and butter. Cook over boiling water about 5 min, stirring constantly. Cover & cook gently 10 min longer without stirring. Remove from heat & stir egg yolks in gently. Return to heat & cook 2 min longer, stirring gently & constantly. Remove from heat & stir gently t till cool.

MAKES: 1½ CUPS Source: _Joy of Cooking_

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