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  • 4 - lemons, zested and squeezed
  • 1 3/4 cups - sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups - butter
  • 4 - eggs
  • - clean, warm jars for storage
  • Directions:

    In a heatproof bowl, combine lemon zest and juice; stir in sugar, and cut in the butter.

    Set bowl over a saucepan one-quarter filled with simmering water and stir until butter has melted and sugar dissolved.

    Strain eggs into lemon mixture. Cook gently, stirring frequently, 10 to 15 minutes until thick and creamy.

    Pour into clean, warm jars and seal while hot. Keep refrigerated.

    Brief Description

    Sweet creamy lemon sauce made with lemons, butter and eggs.

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    Cuisine:  Southern

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 25 min


    Use limes for lime curd, if desired.


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    December 5, 2018

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