Rating: 4.5 stars
17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2

A very thick filling, great on General Robert E. Lee Cake or you can use your own lemon or white cake recipes.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
15
Yield:
3 cups (approx.)
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Ingredients

15
Original recipe yields 15 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix egg yolks with sugar, grated rinds from 2 lemons, and juice from 4 lemons and cook over boiling water, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Add butter and continue cooking, stirring constantly, for 20 minutes or until filling is smooth and very thick. Cool, then spread between layers of cooled cake.n

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Nutrition Facts

184 calories; protein 1.5g; carbohydrates 30g; fat 8g; cholesterol 98.2mg; sodium 47.6mg. Full Nutrition
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