Lemon Jelly Filling

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"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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Ingredients

servings 184 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 184 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 30g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 98 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 48 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 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.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

This Lemon Jelly Filling turned out perfectly! I used 4 lemons and got a smidge less than 2/3 cup of juice. The filling thickened nicely while cooking and thickened even more while cooling. The ...

Most helpful critical review

I AM NOT SURE THIS DESERVES ONE STAR. THIS RECIPE NEVER DID THICKEN UP!!!! WHAT A WASTE OF TIME, MONEY, EFFORT. YOUR 4 LEMONS WERE MAYBE A LOT SMALLER THAN MY LEMONS. YOU REALLY NEED TO US...

This Lemon Jelly Filling turned out perfectly! I used 4 lemons and got a smidge less than 2/3 cup of juice. The filling thickened nicely while cooking and thickened even more while cooling. The ...

My youngest daughter asked for a lemon,lemon and lemon cake(lemon cake, lemon filling, and lemon frosting) for her 10th birthday. She told me this was the best filling she had ever had! My husba...

I almost ruined this recipe. After placing the pan on the stove I soon realized that it should be cooked in a double boiler! OK. My lemons were large and I ended up with a total of 1 cup of lemo...

This was AWESOME!! I'm still waiting for the input of others, but I think it tastes amazing! It did take an hour and a half to thicken up, but when it did, it was really, really yummy :)

I AM NOT SURE THIS DESERVES ONE STAR. THIS RECIPE NEVER DID THICKEN UP!!!! WHAT A WASTE OF TIME, MONEY, EFFORT. YOUR 4 LEMONS WERE MAYBE A LOT SMALLER THAN MY LEMONS. YOU REALLY NEED TO US...

YUMMY :) Turned out great and tasted even better!

Great recipe, It was delicious !! I used this filling in a "funfetti" cake with cream cheese frosting. It was a hit !

I got a bit nervous after reading some other reviews so when mine had thickened quite enough after 45 mins, I added about 1 tsp cornstarch mixed with a few drops of water. Cooked another few min...

im not sure what i did wrong but this recipe never thickened up. i would not make it again