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Carol's Lemon Butter


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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 TBSP flour
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • juice of 1 orange


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Combine sugar, flour, and egg.

Step 2

Gradually add water, lemon, orange juice.

Step 3

Heat on low until mixture thickens and comes to a boil

Step 4

Chill and serve.

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Zesty Lemon Pavlova

Named for the famous ballerina Anna Pavlova, this delicate lemon pavlova is simply divine.


  • Eggs
  • Confectioner's sugar
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Butter
  • Lemon zest


  1. Separate egg yolks and whites
  2. In a bowl, whisk egg whites
  3. Add confectioner's sugar
  4. Distribute on baking pan and flatten center lightly with a spoon
  5. Bake for 30 minutes at 250 degrees
  6. While that's baking, squeeze fresh lemon juice into a bowl
  7. Add egg yolks, sugar, and flour then whisk together
  8. Add butter and whisk again
  9. Take the merigues out of the oven once they're ready
  10. Spoon the filling into the center of the meringues
  11. Grate lemon rind and sprinkle the zest over the top of the pavlovas
  12. Serve!

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