Lemon Sauce

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice


Stir together first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan until smooth. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat, and stir in butter, zest, and lemon juice. Serve warm or cold.


Shirley Petter, Tollville, Arkansas,

Southern Living

April 2004
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