Lemon Butter

Lemon Butter

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"Serve this thick and creamy, lemon-flavored butter warm over gingerbread or blueberry muffins. You can also top ice cream with it! This recipe will also work with margarine instead of butter."


10 m servings 75 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 75 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 15 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, cornstarch, and lemon zest. Stir in water and lemon juice, and continue stirring. After the mixture thickens and bubbles, continue to heat and stir for another two minutes.
  2. Remove the sauce from the heat and stir in the butter. Serve warm.
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  1. 23 Ratings


Oh this recipe is just devine! So very easy to make. I tripled the batch for this mornings breakfast pancakes and tomorrow nights lemon chicken. I added the slightest dusting of saffron powder t...

This is a very good recipe. It's quite easy, the instructions are simple to follow, and it comes out well every time. I used it as a sauce for a side dish I made, but I think this is better su...

Simple and clear recipie with ingredients that are easy to find. I used 2 Tbs of flour since I didnt have cornstarch. The final consistancy was closer to a gelatin than I had expected which ma...

Nice recipe. I did add about an extra tablespoon of butter to make the flavour more buttery. I used this to drizzle over crepes topped with whipped cream.

This recipe is simple and delicious. I used it with a lemon muffin recipe that was a little bland after baking. This recipe is perfect. The lemon butter definitely made the muffins more plea...

Such a good sauce for crepes!! But I would also use it over pound cake or ice cream. Delicious! Thanks for such an easy, good recipe!

This is fabulous! We made it to go on our Lemon Pancakes. It was SO good! My son wants it for dinner again tonight. He love love loves anything lemon and this is perfect! Thanks for a great...

It was wonderful, but more like a glaze than butter.

It was ok, but I found it a little bland. It's more like a sauce.