Creamy Lemon Filling

Recipe by Luby Luby Luby
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READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 2 Cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix together the sugar and cornstarch in a 2 quart heavy saucepan.
  • Slowly whisk in the water.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil.
  • Continue boiling for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and spoon 1/2 cup of the cornstarch mixture into the egg yolks, stirring quickly.
  • Quickly whisk the egg yolks back into the cornstarch mixture stirring constantly until well mixed.
  • Return saucepan to stove and cook over medium heat until thickened about 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add butter, lemon juice and zest stirring well.
  • Cool before using.
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