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Lemon Filling (Spread Between Cake Layers)

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Category: Desserts, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 1/4 tb Cornstarch
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Water
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 ts Butter
  • 1/4 ts Lemon peel, grated
  • 2 Egg yolk, slightly beaten


Makes 1 cup of filling (enough to fill a 9-inch layer cake). Can be

Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt in top of double boiler. Gradually stir
in water, lemon juice, butter and lemon peel. Heat water to a simmer; cook,
stirring contstantly, for 5 minutes. Cover and cook gently for 10 minutes
without stirring.

Remove from heat and whisk in egg yolks. Return to heat and cook, stirring
constantly, 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir gently until cool.

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