Cornstarch thickens this dessert sauce flavored with fresh lemon juice and peel. Serve with fruit cobblers, spice or apple cake or gingerbread.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 10 servings
2/3 cup sugar
1 Tbsp. cornstarch
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cup water
1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1 tsp. grated lemon zest
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 drops yellow food coloring
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Let's Make It
Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan. Gradually add water, stirring until well blended.
Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring frequently. Boil 3 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
Add butter, lemon zest, lemon juice and food coloring; stir until butter is completely melted and mixture is well blended.
Serve warm or chilled spooned over fruit cobbler, apple cake, spice cake or gingerbread slices.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 14g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes about 1-1/4 cups or 10 servings, about 2 Tbsp. each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.