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Old-Fashioned Golden Lemon Sauce

Yield 1 1/3 cups


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 egg, beaten

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in top of a double boiler over boiling water. Reduce heat to medium, and gradually stir in sugar, lemon rind and juice, and boiling water. Gradually stir 1 tablespoon of hot mixture into beaten egg; add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly. Cook over boiling water, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat, and serve warm over pudding.

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