Lemon Custard Filling

Lemon Custard Filling

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"A luscious lemon custard. The perfect filling for white, yellow or citrus cakes!"

Ingredients

40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 70 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 70 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.7 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 64 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan or double boiler combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Mix well. Beat the egg yolks and water together, then whisk into sugar mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and butter. Cover with plastic wrap until completely cooled.
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This is essentially a good recipe. I did make some tweaks tho that I think will solve most of the issues I see. First of all, as with any yolk custard, you want everything ready ahead of time. D...

The recipe has lemon JUICE in the ingredients and says lemon EXTRACT in the directions. I assumed it was juice because, hey, who would use 2/3 c of extract! It came out pretty gelatinous (sort...

I wanted to use this as filling between cake layers. The lemon flavor is very mild, consitency was perfect for a filling, but the flavor was just very weak even after adding extra lemon.