- 4 organic lemons , you need zest and juice
- 2 whole eggs
- 4 egg yolks
- 200 g sugar
- 60 g butter
Zest the lemons. You need 2 teaspoons of zest. Press juice out of the lemons. You need 160ml.
Prepare a pot and a metal or ceramic bowl that fits on top. The Bowl should not be too small.! Pour hot water into the pot but only as high so that the bowl ridge does not touch the water. Take the bowl of and prepare the mixture
Beat eggs and sugar in the metal bowl with a hand mixer until very foamy. Add juice. Stir slowly.
Now put the bowl back onto the pot and on low-medium heat and add the butter. You have to whisk more or less constantly!
When the mixture changes consistency and gets thicker take the bowl of the heat and put the mixture through a fine sieve. Now add the zest and stir well.