Ingredients

  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and cayenne pepper to taste
  • Directions

    Divide butter in thirds and put in bowl of ice. Put enough water in bot tom part of double boiler so that it is not touching top part of double boiler. Bring water to a gentle boil. In top of double boiler mix egg yolks and lemon juice. Spear 1/3 of butter with a fork and swish it around in the lemon-egg mixture until melted. Immediately apear another ½ of butter and repeat until all butter is melted. Remove from stove, season and serve. Frozen butter can be used.

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