Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is wonderful serve warm or cold, for a creamy lemon sauce add in 2-3 tablespoons whipping cream, fresh lemon juice is advised to use for this sauce :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small saucepan stir together the water, sugar, cornstarch and salt; cook stirring constantly over medium heat until thickened (about 4-5 minutes).
  2. Remove form heat and stir in butter, zest and food colouring if using.
  3. Serve warm or cold.
Most Helpful

I can't believe i'm the first to rate this delicious lemon sauce. Made to serve over pound cake.. everyone loved it, and put double portions on their hunk of cake.. served it warm. I didn't have yellow food color, will have it next time I make the sauce which will be soon.. nita

NITA FORMALLY 294904 SOUTHERN GIRL October 30, 2008