Rating: 4.5 stars
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Great and easy hollandaise sauce. I like my hollandaise sauce tangy and with a kick so I add extra lemon juice and cayenne pepper to my liking. It serves 2 to 4 depending on what you put it on. I use it on eggs Benedict. It's the best I have had - not bland like some hollandaise sauces!



Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine 1/4 cup butter, egg yolks, lemon juice, and water in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until butter is melted, about 5 minutes. Add remaining 1/4 cup butter and continue to cook, stirring constantly, until butter is melted and incorporated, about 5 minutes. Season with cayenne pepper.


Cook's Note:

Substitute white pepper for the cayenne pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

231 calories; protein 1.6g; carbohydrates 0.8g; fat 25.2g; cholesterol 163.4mg; sodium 167.7mg. Full Nutrition