Lemon Sauce Recipe2013-05-11
Average Member Rating
(3.7 / 5)
10 people rated this recipe
- Yield : 2/3 cup
- Servings : 4 to 6
- Prep Time : 5m
- Cook Time : 10m
- Ready In : 15m
This information is per serving.
Calories from Fat13
This lemon sauce recipe is just delicious. It is a perfect blend of tangy and sweet.
Lemon Sauce Recipe
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 1/2 teaspoons butter
- 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
In a small saucepan mix sugar and cornstarch together. Gradually stir in water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients.
Keep hot until time to serve. Serve over gingerbread, bread puddings, cheesecake or cakes. Makes 2/3 cup
Tips and Variations:
- The zest of the lemon is the yellow part of the rind, finely grated.
- You can make an orange sauce by simply replacing the lemon juice and zest with orange juice and orange zest.
Did You Know?…
This velvety lemon concoction is actually a very versatile dessert sauce.
It tastes wonderful drizzled over dessert recipes like cake, bread puddings, ginger bread and cheesecake.
Personally, I love it so much, I don’t know if I care if I have anything to drizzle it over. My fingers, maybe?
If you like this recipe, I’d love you to Pin it to Pinterest, Tweet about it, Like it on Facebook and leave a comment below.