Lemon Filling

Karla Everett


This is a very delicious filling for jelly rolls , cupcakes or for filling in donuts.

I like to pour it on top of a red velvet cake and then sprinkle with coconut


★★★★★ 2 votes

2 cups
10 Min
15 Min


  • 1 c
    sugar ; divided
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    lemon rind, grated

How to Make Lemon Filling


  1. In the top part of a double boiler ; Blend 1/2 cup of the sugar , cornstarch , salt and the water ; cook over top of boiling water until thick ; Cover and continue to cook 10 minutes longer , stirring occasionally.
  2. Beat the egg yolks and the other 1/2 cup of the sugar ; Blend into the hot mixture ; Cook for 2 minutes , constantly stirring.
  3. Remove from the boiling water and add the margarine , lemon juice and grated rind.

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About Lemon Filling

Course/Dish: Puddings Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #lemon #filling

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