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  • 3 large or 4 medium lemons. Zest each and then juice each.
  • 2 C sugar
  • 6 eggs - room temperature
  • 1/2 C butter cut into 1/2" pieces.


  • Mix zest and juice with sugar and stir. In another bowl, beat eggs until lemon color.
  • In the top of a double boiler melt butter. Add sugar mixture and then the well beaten eggs, stirring with a wooden spoon. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until very thick. It should coat the back of the wooden spoon. Spoon into 8 oz jars. Cover with lids and rings. Label. It should keep in the refrigerator for at least 2 months.

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