Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise Sauce
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Difficulty: Moderate
 
Ingredients
  • ½ pint of basic white sauce, hot. (see White Sauce)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • A little milk
  • 2 oz. butter
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Salt
  • Pepper
Instructions
  1. With the white sauce in a saucepan over the heat, add the egg yolks and beat with a metal whisk until the sauce thickens.
  2. Add the milk, beating well, until the sauce is the right consistency.
  3. Add the butter, salt, pepper and lemon juice.
  4. Strain through a fine sieve to remove lumps before serving.
  5. Serve.
 

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