Lemon Filling

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 13 Minutes
Cook: 17 Minutes

Ingredients

1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
4 egg yolks, lightly beaten

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in top of a double boiler. Cook over simmering water, stirring constantly, until butter melts. Gradually stir about one-fourth of hot mixture into egg yolks; add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly. Cook over simmering water, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and coats back of a spoon (about 15 minutes). Remove from heat; cool. Cover and chill.