Lemon Sauce

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes


3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup butter, cut into small cubes
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 large egg
2 egg yolks


Combine first 4 ingredients in top of a double boiler over simmering water. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until sugar dissolves and butter melts.

Whisk together lemon juice and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; gradually add to butter mixture, whisking constantly. Cook 8 minutes or until thickened, whisking constantly. Pour into a small bowl; cover and chill.