Easy Hollandaise Sauce in the Blender

This is a tasty, quick, and easy hollandaise sauce in the blender. Great on eggs Benedict!

Easy Hollandaise Sauce in the Blender
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 servings


  • ¾ cup unsalted butter

  • 4 large egg yolks, at room temperature

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt

  • ¾ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 pinches ground cayenne pepper

  • 2 dashes hot sauce (such as Tabasco®)


  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan.

  2. Combine egg yolks, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and cayenne in a blender; blend for 15 seconds. With blender running on low speed, slowly pour in hot butter and blend until sauce is thick, about 30 seconds. Mix in hot sauce.

  3. Serve immediately or keep in the blender at room temperature for up to 1 hour before serving.

Cook's Note:

If it is made in advance, add 1 tablespoon hot tap water and blend for a few seconds before serving.

Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

241 Calories
26g Fat
1g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 241
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 16g 78%
Cholesterol 198mg 66%
Sodium 491mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 33mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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