- 1 cup butter
- 2 cups sugar
- 3 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
- In the top of a double boiler over boiling water, melt butter. Stir in sugar, eggs, lemon juice and peel. Cook over simmering water for 1 hour or until mixture is thickened and coats the back of a spoon.
- Pour into containers. Store in the refrigerator. Use over cake or spread on toast or muffins. Yield: 3 cups.
Sweet White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.
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Really like the lemony zang this has! After about 15 minutes in the double boiler I have to strain the mixture, because the egg had started to become well, scrambled-eggy in it. Still worked out just fine though.