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Lemon-Vanilla Sauce

Yield 1 2/3 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

How to Make It

  1. Cook vanilla bean, water, sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until smooth and thickened.

  2. Stir in butter and remaining ingredients, and cook until thoroughly heated. Remove vanilla bean.