Creamy Lemon Icing

    Creamy Lemon Icing

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    10min


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    This is a deliciously icing that is perfect for any non-chocolate cake. It doesn't use icing sugar so it's a little denser and richer than normal.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 1 cup (250ml) water
    • 3 tablespoons cornflour
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) lemon juice
    • 1 1/2 cups (330g) white sugar
    • 125g butter

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Combine sugar and cornflour in heavy saucepan add water and stir until heated, set aside.
    2. Beat egg yolks and add lemon juice, stir in small amount of sugar mixture to warm yolks. Combine yolk and sugar mixtures, add butter and return to heat.
    3. Bring to a rolling boil while stirring constantly until thickened. Mixture will resemble pudding. Cool slightly and spread on cooled cake.

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