|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 3 to 6|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 2g||2%|
|Saturated Fat 1g||6%|
|Total Carbohydrate 19g||7%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||1%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This fresh lemon sauce couldn't be easier, and what better way to add flavor to a stack of pancakes, sliced pound cake, or ice cream.
Lemon zest adds to the tart lemon flavor of the sauce, while butter adds depth of flavor.
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch (slightly rounded)
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup water (boiling)
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon butter (cold, cut into small pieces)
Gather the ingredients.
In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Add the boiling water and whisk to blend.
Place the pan over medium heat and cook, stirring constantly until mixture is thick and clear.
Stir the lemon zest and lemon juice into the sauce.
Whisk the butter into the sauce, a little at a time.