Recipe: Lemon Sauce

  •  1 tbsp. cornstarch.
  •  1/2 cup sugar.
  •  1 pint boiling water.
  •  1 tbsp. butter.
  •  1 egg.
  •  1 lemon.

Beat the egg, add the cornstarch and sugar, stir them well together; add the boiling water gradually and stir over the fire until thick; add the butter, juice and grated rind of one lemon. Serve hot.

The Fun of Cooking, by Caroline French Benton (Year 1915)