Mixed Citrus Sauce

Mixed Citrus Sauce Recipe

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ShelbyGail Allen


I found this one in a Martha Stewart Living magazine. This goes with Mini Honey Fruitcakes. Or anything else you can imagine it with. It is a real yummy sauce.


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2 1/2 cups
20 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3 Tbsp
  • ·
  • 2 c
    warm water
  • 1 stick
    butter, unsalted cut into small pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
    finely grated lemon zest plus 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (from 2 lemons)
  • 1/4 c
    blood-orange and lime juice (mixed or one or the other)

How to Make Mixed Citrus Sauce


  1. Combine sugar, cornstarch, and 1/4t salt in a medium saucepan. Whisk in water. Bring to a boil, whisking. Continue to boil, whisking, until clear and thick, about 6 minutes more.
  2. Stir in butter, lemon zest, and citrus juices. Cook, stirring regularly, until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes more.
    Sauce can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

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About Mixed Citrus Sauce

Course/Dish: Fruit Sauces
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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