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Citrus Filling

Yield Makes approximately 2 cups


  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon or orange rind
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Pinch of salt

How to Make It

  1. Cook all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, 11 minutes or until thickened. Cool. Chill 30 minutes.