6 tbsp unsalted butter, cut up
6 tbsp sugar
3 lg egg yolks
3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
How to prepare
Combine ingredients in the top of a double boiler, or use an earthenware bowl placed Over (but not touching) simmering water cook, stirring, until mixture thickens and Coats the back of a spoon, 6 or 7 minutes pour through a fine mesh strainer into a Sterilized glass jar cover airtight and refrigerate when cold (mixture will thicken As it cools) use within 4 weeks makes approximately 1 cup.