Lemon Filling

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1 cup


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1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup warm water
1/2 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 large egg yolks
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


Combine sugar and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Stir in water, orange juice, rind, lemon juice, and egg yolks. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until thick (about 2 minutes), stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cover and chill at least 1 1/2 hours or up to 2 days. Stir well before using.

Created date

November 1997