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Lemon Mix

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups presweetened powdered lemonade mix
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Mix well.
  2. Store in an airtight container.
  3. Label and store in cool, dry place.
  4. Use within 6 to 8 months.

Makes 4 cups.

Hot Lemon Sauce

Combine 1 cup water and 1/4 cup Lemon Mix in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add 2 tablespoons butter. Serve warm over gingerbread, pound cake, apple pie or other desserts.

Luscious Lemon Pie

In a large saucepan combine 1 1/4 cups Lemon Mix, 1/2 cup water and 3 egg yolks. Mix until smooth. Add 2 more cups water. Cook over medium heat until thick and bubbly; stir constantly. Remove from heat. Add 2 tablespoons butter. Cover and let cool for 5 minutes. Stir and pour into baked pie crust. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours. Top with whipped cream or meringue.