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Traditional Lemon Filling Recipe
|Cold water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Lemon rind||1 Teaspoon, grated|
Calories 292 Calories from Fat 37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4 g6.5%
Saturated Fat 2.6 g13%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 10.8 mg
Sodium 28.7 mg1.2%
Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.6%
Dietary Fiber 0.67 g2.7%
Sugars 50.2 g
Protein 3 g6.4%
Vitamin A 2.5% Vitamin C 5.4%
Calcium 1.1% Iron 4.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1.Prepare a smooth paste of the flour and two tablespoons of the cold water.
2.In a pot, cook the rest of the water, the sugar, grated lemon-rind and butter.
3.When the sugar is dissolved and mixture boiling, stir in the flour mixture slowly.
4.Cook until clear and smooth, for 15 minutes.
5.Add lemon juice and beaten egg yolk and cook for 2 minutes.
6.Cool the lemon filling
7.Spread on cake before serving