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Lemon Sauce Recipe

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Lemon Sauce Recipe
This lemon sauce is made with lemon juice, cornstarch, sugar, and butter.


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter


In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Add boiling water. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick and clear. Stir in lemon peel, lemon juice, and butter. Serve warm over dessert or bread pudding.

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 5 out of 5
Sounds Perfect, Member pennyt47

I haven't made this yet, but it sounds just like one Mom used to make to pour over gingerbread. We are Latino, but mom learned to cook from her southern neighbors in Southern Cal during the depresion.

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