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Lemon Eclair Filling

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Lemon Eclair Filling
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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Desserts and Sweets, Fillings and Toppings, Frostings

Cuisine: French

Servings: 12

Lemon Eclair Filling

    Lemon Eclair Filling
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 eggs, well beaten
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 lemons

Grate rinds of lemons with a grater or zester. Squeeze the lemons and strain out seeds; use all the lemon juice in recipe.

Cream the butter and sugar thoroughly; add the eggs and mix well.

Add the water, lemon juice and grated rind. Cook in top of double boiler until thick. Chill.

Use this lemon butter as filling for eclairs, scones, or to serve with a plain cake such as angel food or pound cake.

Will fill 8 to 12 eclairs depending on size.

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Lemon Eclair Filling

Serves 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 216.39 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.74 g 13.4%
Saturated Fat 5.2 g 26%
Trans Fat 0.31 g
Cholesterol 60.33 mg 20.1%
Sodium 17.32 mg 0.7%
Total Carbohydrate 34.76 g 11.6%
Dietary Fiber 0.41 g 1.6%
Sugars 33.67 g
Protein 1.59 g
Vitamin A 9.12 % Vitamin C 8.54 %
Calcium 1.27 % Iron 1.63 %

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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