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JaimeAnn's Lemon Filling

JaimeAnn's Lemon filling

JaimeAnn's Lemon Filling


  • 1&1/2 cups sugar 1/3 cup plus 1 Tablespoon cornstarch 1&1/2 cups water 3 egg yolks slightly beaten 3 Tablespoons Butter 3 teaspoons lemon rind 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice


  1. Mix sugar & cornstarch in medium saucepan, gradually stir in water
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly till mixture comes to a full boil.
  3. Boil & stir 1-2 minutes. Gradually stir at least half of hot mixture into egg yolks.
  4. Blend it back into the pan. Boil & stir 2-3 minutes. ( if you don't your filling
  5. will taste eggy). Remove from heat add butter lemon rind and lemon juice, mix well. Cool before using as cake filling , if using as pie filling you can pour it into a baked pie crust immediately.

Comments (6)

thanks for this wonderful recipe! i hope my guests are also going to like it!
Does this filling need to be refrigerated?
Delicious! Not a big lemon fan, but a customer wanted lemon cake. This was yummy even for me :-) Thanks!
I love this recipe! I've used it several times now and every time it comes out perfect, very easy to make and everyone loves it! Thanks for a great recipe!
Very easy and firmed up quickly. I saved a small amount and ate it like pudding!
not sure how much of this I will need  I have to fill a 1/2 sheet cake... should I double it or more??  Thanks!  Looks great :)
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