Classic Lemon Butter Sauce Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyCourse
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Room Temperature)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Grated lemon peel1 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Water1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Eggs2 , slightly beaten

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1808 Calories from Fat 892

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 101 g155.8%

Saturated Fat 60.9 g304.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 664.9 mg

Sodium 155.4 mg6.5%

Total Carbohydrates 224 g74.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.2%

Sugars 203.2 g

Protein 14 g28.2%

Vitamin A 66.4% Vitamin C 94.6%

Calcium 10.8% Iron 11.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cream butter, sugar and cornstarch.
Blend in remaining ingredients.
Microwave at High 3 to 6 minutes, or until clear and thickened, stirring after 2 minutes, then every minute. (Sauce may be made ahead and reheated.)
Serve warm on gingerbread desserts, puddings and ice cream.